Data Accuracy

This workshop defines the requirements for accuracy of all forms of data – Inventory, Routings, Bills of Materials, and Planning data. It also covers the need for dynamic data to be accurate – customer orders, works orders and purchase orders.

It describes a data change control process and an organisation for management of changes of data.

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Integrated Business Planning (IBP)

As part of the development of IBP, we will run a series of design workshops to help you design the right processes. These will cover Innovation, Sales Forecasting, Supply Chain Optimisation, Finance and Performance Measurement and the Senior Team Review.

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Key Performance Measures

This workshop will illustrate what is wrong with the current measures of performance in many companies. We then set up a framework of how to structure the performance measurement process, relating it to the organisation, and relating to an overall goal of profitability – Return on Capital Employed. We then define the Delos seven key performance measures, helping to set targets and milestones based on world class performance. We then detail how the performance appraisal system should be redesigned.

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Lean Enterprise

We describe in this course the definition of the concepts behind “Lean” and show how to apply this to the whole enterprise. Key to the exercise is the definition of the company’s Value Stream, through a formal mapping process. It will cover techniques like SMED (Single Minute Exchange of Die), 5 ‘S’, Kanbans and 5 ‘Ys’.

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Lean Financial Management

Companies that implement Lean concepts often find that the elimination of inventory means that there is no need for standard costing, which gives wrong information of the real value of production. Often companies produce management accounts which serve to confuse and which will benefit from plain English. This course shows a radically different way of reporting the business to support lean thinking and in particular, visual management.

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