Six sigma process mapping aids in visualizing the steps involved in a specific activity or process. In its most basic form, Six Sigma process mapping is a flowchart that depicts all of the inputs and outputs of a particular event, process, or activity in an easy-to-read, step-by-step format. The project manager typically creates Six Sigma process maps and is usually a certified Black Belt leader. Still, they can also be assigned to a team member as a training exercise. Specialized flowchart software can create process maps, which is especially useful for more complex mapping exercises. However, process maps can be made using tools found in office suite software, or they can be drawn freehand.