OES offers consultancy services focused on delivering business improvement through the use of Lean methodology. We will work with you and your staff to achieve sustainable change that will result in improved performance and measurable savings to your organisation.

We appreciate that not all organisations are the same so each of our packages are tailored to suit the needs of your organisation.

We are able to offer consultancy programmes ranging from an opportunity assessment of your organisation focusing on a particular aspect of your operational activity, or longer programmes aimed at delivering wider cultural change.

Our initial consultation is free of charge, so why wait?

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Examples of the types of programmes we can offer:
  • Opportunity Programme

    Objective

    • To raise awareness of Lean ways of working.
    • To identify areas of operational activity where potential exists apply Lean principles to improve current working practices.

     

    Approach

    • Interviews with key staff
    • Observation of current processes

     

    Outcome

    • Written assessment of the areas identified for potential savings

     

     

  • Foundation Programme

    Objective

    • To introduce a small key team of staff to the basic tools and principles of continuous improvement.
    • To apply tools to a specified area of work to eliminate waste and re-design work practices
    • To calculate the benefits to be gained by introduction of new methods.

     

    Approach

    • Provision of basic training in key principles and tools of continuous improvement
    • Review and mapping of current methods
    • Design of improved processes
    • Development of an implementation plan
    • Calculation of expected benefits and presentation to senior manager

     

    Outcome

    • Foundation level awareness of continuous improvement in the key staff team
    • Improved processes having eliminated waste
    • Evidence of savings and potential benefits

     

     

  • Transformational Change Programme

    Objective

    • To embed the culture of continuous improvement throughout an organisation by coach a group of key staff in all the skills and techniques required

     

    Approach

    • Modular approach to learning over period of 6 months
    • Planned activity and workplace assessment tests
    • One-to-one coaching sessions
    • Move from consultant supported activity to practitioner led activity
    • Portfolio accreditation
    • Based on LERC competences

     

    Outcome

    • Mechanism for sustainable change throughout organisation
    • Ability to transfer Lean skills across the workforce
    • Ability to benchmark against other CI organisations

     

     

  • Practitioner Programme

    Objective

    • To embed the culture of continuous improvement throughout an organisation by coach a group of key staff in all the skills and techniques required to lead improvement activity and teach others.

     

    Approach

    • Modular approach to learning over period of 6 months
    • Planned activity and workplace assessment tests
    • One-to-one coaching sessions
    • Move from consultant supported activity to practitioner led activity
    • Portfolio accreditation
    • Based on LERC competences

     

    Outcome

    • Mechanism for sustainable change throughout organisation
    • Ability to transfer Lean skills across the workforce
    • Ability to benchmark against other CI organisations