Accelerate your Success: Improve your performance now!

Significantly improve your business performance by learning proven process improvement techniques.
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  • Lectures 21
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2014 English

Course Description


  • Do you care about how well your company is running?
  • Do you need to make major improvements at your job?
  • Trying to master a new skill as quickly as possible?

If so, this course will give you the upper hand when it comes to making measurable improvements. You will learn how to prepare yourself so that you are ready to take on the challenging task of step-change improvements in your business.. You will be able to garner the support and loyalty of your employees, coworkers and customer.

All businesses have processes and they are central to a company's success. This course will teach you a program I use to save my clients money, by helping them make their business processes effective and efficient. I will share with you an example of how by applying these practices, my firm saved the client over $800,000 with just 3 weeks of effort.

This course, "Accelerate Your Success", will help you interrupt the learning curve and make improvements at an higher speed. You will be trained to use several powerful tools that will help you measure, analyze, and predict what success is and how to achieve it.

If you need to achieve greater performance and you need to do it now, this class will set you up for success.

Use this course as 2 hours of Continuing Education for your Certification Maintenance for Associations such as APICS, ISM, and others. (Save a copy of the Certificate of Completion for your records).

What are the requirements?

  • This course has no prerequisites.
  • Have basic working knowledge of MS Excel
  • MS Excel Software

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Achieve success at the fastest rate possible.
  • Save your company time and money.
  • Out maneuver and out compete the competition.
  • Understand 7 wastes in business and how to eliminate them.
  • Prepare yourself to be a successful change agent.

Who is the target audience?

  • Business owners
  • Operation and supply chain professionals
  • Business leaders

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Overview
Why take this course
Instructor Intro - A little about me.
Why you should care about processes!
Instructions for following along with course.
Section 2: Prepare yourself to take hold of success
Getting ready the right way to take on challenges.
Humility will be a key success factor in managing change.
Do it for the right reasons
Do it for your employees, co-workers, and customers
Key to success in getting people to support and follow you.
Section 3: How to identify and prioritize opportunities
Quick guide to Opportunity Analysis
Section 4: Value Analysis - Key to Success
Learning curves
Reality of what you will experience - learning about the J Curve
J Curve and how it applies to learning skills faster
8 pages

Please print these PowerPoint and review for your information. There will not be a video with this section.

Value Analysis Tool - Identifying the good, bad, and ugly in your business.
Section 5: Real life example - How we saved $800,000 in just a few short weeks.
Real life success story in action
How to use the Value Analysis Tool
Capture the current state
1st Round of Improvements
2nd Round of Improvements
Section 6: Conclusion
Recipe for Accelerating your Success -- Putting it all together.

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Instructor Biography

Erik Challeen, Strategy and Operations Performance Improvement Expert

Erik is a management professional with over 20 years of experience leading and working in complex and varied manufacturing and distribution supply chain environments. He has served in a number of senior supply chain and operational leadership positions and provided consulting services within industry verticals including aviation, aerospace/defense, cable, medical device, energy, manufacturing, and distribution.

Erik has consulted for clients such as NASA, ULA, Lockheed Martin, Walmart, Sears, Arrow Electronics, Level 3, Cisco, Charter Communication, Time-Warner, Cochlear, EnCana, WhiteWave Foods, and many more.

Erik's expertise includes developing and leading supply chain and operations process improvements, demand planning, production scheduling, strategic sourcing, procurement, logistics, distribution, and warehouse operations. He has taught classes in supply chain, operations, and leadership to graduate students at The University of Denver and Regis University.

Erik has an MBA with an emphasis in Operations, and a BS in Business Management. He also has been trained and certified in Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Project Management Professional, APICS' Certified in Production and Inventory Management, ISM's Certified in Supply Management, and attended MIT's Executive in Technology, Operations, and Value Chain Management Program.

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