Tactical Business Consultants, Inc.

"Partnering, Leading, and Guiding your Business to the Next Level"

Lean Training

Lean training can be taught in 3, 1- week long session with completed Lean events. Modules can be taught separately. Additionally Mentoring and  Coaching can be combined as well.

5-S plus Safety
8 Waste
A Machine in a Lean Company
Cell Design
Enterprise Lean Deployment
Just In Time Manufacturing
Kaizen Fundamentals
Lean Overview
Lean Project Development
Material Replenishment
Part Process Matrix
Poke-Yoke (Mistake Proofing)
Quick Changeovers
Single Minute Exchange of Dies
Standard Work
Takt, Flow Pull
Total Productive Maintenance
Value Stream Mapping
Visual Control
Visual Management

Six Sigma - Black Belt Training

Six Sigma is a 4 week class that not only teaches you the theory, but also how to apply the tools that are taught. It is true that the training is high volume, but when added with the Coaching and Mentoring, your newly trained Black Belts will be light years ahead of their peers that are trained under other programs and / or through an on-line program. All Classes are taught by Experienced Master Black Belts, that have completed many projects in their own fields as well as other fields. A list of subjects taught are listed below.

Analysis of Variance
Audit Plans
Basic Statistics
Cause and Effect Tools
Constructive Creative Solutions
Control Plans
Customer Values
Data Analysis - Qualitative and Quantitative
Data Collection -  Qualitative and Quantitative
Design of Experiment
Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
Hypothesis Testing -  Qualitative and Quantitative
Implementation of Improvements
Measurement System Analysis -  Qualitative and Quantitative
Metrics and How to Use Them
Performance Objectives
Process Capability -  Qualitative and Quantitative
Process Mapping
Project Chartering
Project Identification
Reaction Plans
Regression - Simple and Multiple
Statistical Process Control -  Qualitative and Quantitative

Change Management Training

Change Management is a program that gives your managers and Tacticians the ability to hit the roadblocks head on and handle them in a way that both gets results and changes the culture of your business. The most difficult piece to making improvements is getting them to stick with the people, and these tools do exactly that. Some of the tools are listed below.

How to be a Change Agent
How to Engage Management
How to Launch a Team
How to Select a Team
Influencing Strategies
Leadership Analysis
Leading Statistical Change
Resource Assessment
Team Assessment
What is Change Management

Six Sigma - Green Belt Training

Green Belt Training is a 5 day class that gives the basic understanding of the Six Sigma tools that make your Green Belts a Key force in getting more projects done with your core Black Belts. They learn how to get the leg work done, while freeing up the Black Belts to do the heavy lifting of the analysis. Having a Good Group of Green Belts can Double or Triple the output of your Black Belts, as well as gets the Green Belts Deeper into the day to day activities. Green Belt training is not a prerequisite for Black Belt Training, but this can determine who is going to be a "Superstar" Black Belt.

Control Plans
Customer Values
Data Collection
Introduction to Data Analysis
Introduction to Measurement Systems
Introduction to Performance Objectives
Introduction to Process Capability
Process Mapping
Project Completion
Project Statistics
What is a Project

Six Sigma - Master Black Belt Training

Master Black Belt training is 3 weeks of Classroom and 3 Months of "Hand Holding" Style Coaching and Mentoring. We pair your Master Black Belt Trainees with Experienced Master Black Belts with Decades of Experience in doing actual Projects and dealings with Senior Leadership. Mentoring and Coaching is included in the Program.

Advance Design of Experiment
Advance Hypothesis Testing
Advanced Project Selection and Identification
Advance Quantitative Process Tools
Deployment Strategies
Measurement System Analysis - Attribute and Continuous
Message Mapping
Numeric evaluation of Metrics
Process Mapping and How to Determine Which Level to Use
Project Prioritization
Sequential Experiments
Survey Design
The Step Process and Why