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4 Week Certification Course | June 19-July 12

Tuesday and Thursdays

5:30PM to 8:30PM Central

Super Agility for the Owner Operator

Online Certification Course

4-week Course

The certification program is designed to equip participants with new skills, methods, and knowledge for both Superperformance and Agility, as well as provide a simple but comprehensive framework for applying this knowledge to the Owner-Operated enterprise -one that participants can apply at any level to revolutionize performance. Central to the learning is a fresh understanding for how organizations, functions, and projects operate as living systems. It brings alive both traditional business concepts, such as purpose, understanding of business as a system, interdependence of parts, and optimization, while at the same time incorporating concepts and methods of Agility, such as cadence, vibe, and push-pull. Through systematic completion of over 25 integrated charts and processes, participants will implement an end-to-end system of Five Activities for Operations Excellence, blended with a Scrum of Scrum approach to lightweight project organization and deployment. In addition, participants will review Deming’s famous System of Profound Knowledge for Optimization of a System as it relates to Superperformance, tracing the evolution of management science from a Machine to Organism View.

Course Description

The program is designed to equip participants with an end-to-end framework for Operations Excellence, as well as transfer new skills, methods, and knowledge for the process side of Superperformance. Central to the process is a fresh understanding of organizations and organizational functions as living systems. A living systems view is not only a more sophisticated understanding of organization, but paradoxically, a simpler one. Additionally, participants will explore Deming’s famous System of Profound Knowledge for Optimization of a System and its relationship to Superperformance theory, tracing the evolution of management science from a Machine to an Organism view of organization.

Course Objectives

1.    Acquire an end-to-end framework for system level operations excellence
2.    Master the five activities which are foundational for Operations Excellence
3.    Be able to shift focus from short to long-term thinking, planning and execution
4.    Be able to implement a QMS system as a central component of Operations Excellence
5.    Gain an understanding of organizations as living systems

Who Should Take This Course?

- Managers and Supervisors
- Team Leaders
- Project Managers
- Quality and Operations Professionals
- Organizational Effectiveness Professionals

Course Syllabus
Course Agenda
Course Instructor

Barbara Ward
Barbara is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt (MBB) and Systems Thinking facilitator and Operations Excellence Lead with Corpus Optima. She is a results-driven industrial engineer with a thirty-year history of implementing quality and performance measurement systems in multiple industries. These positions have provided her with a seasoned perspective, comprehensive knowledge of all elements of business performance systems design and architecture, as well as a clear understanding of the need for a cohesive operations excellence strategy that supports both the short and long term goals of client organizations. Barbara is a seasoned executive coach, advising leadership teams and others as appropriate to create a systems thinking environment and to achieve strategic business objectives. Barbara has a Bachelors in Industrial Management from Clemson University and a MBA from Georgia College. She is an active member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers and a Certified AS9100 and AS9110Lead Auditor.


Key Features:

– 24 Hours Instructor led Training

– 12 hours Master Mind Practice

– 1 Comprehensive Class Project