In my role as Program Director, I’ve worked with many organizations looking for how to best roll out an effective continuous improvement program. There is no one right way because every organization is different. There are a few roadmaps that tend to create successful outcomes and satisfy the needs of many different organizations.
Jacqueline Riphenburg is a former CPED program participant. She will join the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development as an instructor for Project Management Essentials in fall 2021.
anzy Lawhorn is the senior director of diversity, inclusion, and organizational development at Sargento Foods Inc. and is the current vice chair of the Center for Advanced Studies in Business board of directors, of which the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development is a part.
Online professional development has never been more accessible. Here is a list of webinar resources for professionals who are ready for more.
In the webinar “They Don’t Know What They Don’t Know: Your Frontline Managers Need Process Management Skills,” author and instructor Steve King explained how you can help your frontline managers connect people management and process management to better support your organization.
Disruption reveals where there are process problems, but data can help you diagnose those problems and make strategic decisions to work toward corrective action.
Any process improvement initiative starts with understanding how much time you have and how many people are involved. Watch this webinar recording to learn the main differences between Lean and Six Sigma methodology.
When group work is based on process activity, look to these four root cause areas that might be creating some of the inefficiency or frustration in the system.
The tools listed below have been around for decades and I find they are even more important to use with online meetings and remote problem-solving sessions. However, they should be created in advance, shared in advance, and then updated to reflect the information shared in the session.