Please select your points of interest from the listings below. Hour range is shown in parentheses beside each listing.
There is nothing more important or impactful for a company than having strong, effective leadership. High level leadership can transform a company from low performing to best-in-class and most competitive in their industry. Additional effort is needed on developing frontline leaders, as they translate strategy to the front line. We specialize in developing and training leaders to build these critical cultures.
A culture of teamwork increases motivation, productivity, accountability, and loyalty to a company. We employ several models to improve team leadership, participation, and success. A self-motivated, engaged workforce makes
he leaders' jobs much, much easier! We specialize in developing high performing and engaged work teams!
Lean & Six Sigma:
Every business should strive continuously to find improvement opportunities, and ways to differentiate their businesses from their competition. We specialize in helping organizations manage continuous improvement initiatives and projects through Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA), Lean Six Sigma, A3 Problem Solving, Kaizen, Project Management.
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) offers standards targeting specific management systems (MS). These systems are required by many organizations, and are used as ‘best practices’ for companies to follow.
ISO 9001 – Quality MS
ISO 14001 – Environmental
OHSAS 18001 – Safety MS
ISO 45001 – Safety MS
ISO 50001 – Energy MS
ISO 55001 – Asset Mgmt. MS
Introduction to ISO Standard: Select: 9001, 14001, 18001/45001, 50001, 55001 (2-4)
ISO Standard: Select: 9001, 14001, 18001/45001, 50001, 55001 (8-24)
Lean ISO Standards Application (4-8)
Internal Auditor: Select: 9001, 14001, 18001/45001, 55001 (16-24)
Lead Auditor: Select: 9001, 14001, 18001/45001, 55001 (24-32)
ISO 9001 with emphasis on IATF 16949 (24-32)
ISO 9001 & IATF 16949 Internal Auditor (16-24)
ISO 9001 & IATF 16949 Lead Auditor (24-32)
Strategic Planning & Implementation:
Strategic planning AND implementation are imperative in any organization, yet statistics show that there exists a low percentage of success. We specialize in developing processes to plan strategically, ensure deployment, become more competitive, discover innovation, and improve leadership. It is important to understand your greatest competitive needs, and apply focus on what is most important to your business. Separate yourself from your competition and gain the competitive advantage!
Management systems improve consistency, efficiency, effectiveness, competitiveness, performance excellence, and long-term sustainability. We specialize in ISO International Standards, the Baldrige Excellence Framework (Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence), Asset Management, the Effective Utility Management model, and human resource management. (Also see ISO Standards)
Organizations that invest in their employees experience higher morale, lower turnover, higher productivity, and increased dedication. We provide training and services to aid companies in many areas, such as organizational structure, change management, workforce development, communications, etc. We even help start-up companies, and companies going through unmanageable growth, become increasingly successful! (Also see Strategic Planning and Process Development)
Process Development & Management:
Proper process design yields incredible efficiencies throughout your organization. Companies can remove bottlenecks, reduce waste, and improve the flow of steps in the process. Also, learning where to measure in a process can greatly improve customer and stakeholder satisfaction. We specialize in strategic process design.
What gets measured gets managed, and what gets managed gets done! Success is measured through results. It is imperative to identify what to measure, how to measure, how to analyze, what your Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are, how to set targets, and how to compare results. Successful companies get this right!
Innovation has been the cornerstone of American business for decades. Models and systematic processes are needed to further innovation. We specialize in applying various models from Lean Six Sigma, and even more sophisticated models focusing primarily on innovation.
Every company solves problems every day. With structured approaches, problem solving can become more efficient and effective. We specialize in application of and training on specific models to multiply your efforts and solve the right problem correctly the first time.
A trend in many industries now is to measure and evaluate the risk potential within their companies. The ISO Standards have even moved to risk-based thinking to improve companies’ preparation and response to such emergencies. Risk can occur in many areas, such as: asset failures, process failures, workforce injuries, environmental impacts, weather, etc. We can help you prepare!
Project management is a discipline that is all too often overlooked. How many projects have been started with great anticipation, but fizzle out or end with results that are sub-par. A strong model for organization and the management of expectations is needed. We work with your organization to establish a strong model and train the project managers and team. (Also see Lean Six Sigma)
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