REALITYSATA thorough assessment of the understanding gaps when doing a global Reality Check. Uses the 5 C’s method.
S-SAT Strategy drives the structure and the activities of the company. This needs to be aligned with Mission and Vision and must be led. World-class companies develop metrics and accountability for organizational alignment.
VSAT Value-based Strategic Assessment Tool is for identifying the strategic core process gaps at the company. This supports the Operational Excellence strategic development.
LSAT Leadership Strategic Assessment Tools looks at the leadership categories and allows the company leadership to assess what are their biggest gaps.
CCSAT Customer-Centric Strategic Assessment Tool allows the leadership to look at their Company-to-Customer linkages and identify the biggest gaps.
CompSAT Competency Strategic Assessment Tool focuses on the skills and competencies required over the next few years. The result provides a template for a plan to fill these gaps ~ typically based upon establishing education and training partnerships
PMSAT Project Management disciplines and processes are essential to the execution of any complex plan. This tool allows the team to assess the maturity of their PM processes.
PCLSAT People-centric Leadership Strategic Assessment Tool builds upon the AME concept of PCL and helps the leadership develop a plan to better support their staff.
ISAT Industry 4.0 Strategic Assessment Tool addresses the fundamental transformations that Industry 4.0 is bringing to the industry. This should lead to a company Industry 4.0 plan. There are two assessments included here.
SNSAT Supply Network Strategic Assessment Tool builds upon the SIPOC (Supply – Input – Process- Output – Customer) model. This is a unique SAT in that two viewpoints are captured ~ the customer view and the supplier view.
ValuesSAT Values drive performance and motivation and underpin culture. The focus of this assessment is on the gaps of values within the company in the context of strategy
InnSAT This assessment does a complete 360°assessment of the company from an innovation perspective. Gaps will identify where barriers to innovation exist.
ESAT A plan is of little value unless successfully executed. This measures Execution gaps.
Dr. Dan Shunk is a Professor Emeritus in Industrial Engineering in the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering at ASU. He is also the PIMSA Chair for Innovation and Design at CETYS University in Baja, Mexico. From 1975 to 1979, he served as a Captain and Co-Founder of the ICAM Program for the United States Air Force. He served in various industry leadership positions becoming the VP and GM of the GCA Corporation. He later transitioned to ASU as the CIM Systems Research Center Director. He has served as a consultant for Motorola, Kenworth, the United States Army, Intel, Oracle, Avnet, i/o, TASER, Aerojet, and Petsmart to name a few.
He proudly lists eleven teaching awards highlighted by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ highest honor, their International Educator award. He has served his country in various roles including a Fulbright Scholar and Technical Lead for the global Intelligent Manufacturing System consortium. Read more
As Chief Manufacturing Officer for NGen, the organization running Canada’s Global Innovation Cluster for Advanced Manufacturing, Stewart leads activities focused on improving the Canadian manufacturing supply chain including workforce development, leadership transformation, and de-risking tech adoption. Prior to joining NGen, Stewart had more than 15 of experience as the CEO of multi-site SMEs performing advanced manufacturing services for customers in the aerospace, defense, automotive, energy, and biomedical industries.
Stewart’s companies were recognized leaders in the integration of advanced technologies into manufacturing operations, in conjunction with a strong underlying foundation in the principles of lean manufacturing and the theory of constraints. Read more
With 20 years of experience in design, manufacturing, and international business development in Fortune 500 aerospace and automotive companies, Christy has been fortunate to visit and collaborate with companies all around North America, Europe, and Asia. From this experience, she brings to NGen not only a passion for manufacturing, but also for diversity and inclusion in the sector. In her off-hours Christy can be found hiking in nature with her partner and two girls, or out in the bush with her portable easel, capturing the Canadian wilderness. Read more
“It was one of the very best training programs that I have been exposed to, ever! It was well paced, insightful, instructive and dynamic with solid interaction orchestrated by the NGen team. I would highly recommend that the program be expanded and made more widely available to manufacturing teams across Canada.”B.H., CFO and COO, SME in Automation
This program provides great clarity. The SAT’s provide alignment reinforcement.”M.M., Sr. Mgr. Supply Chain, Aerospace MNE
"We like that there is lots of information and examples. The exchange of ideas on how to improve. And the SAT’s are great ~ it does take time to digest.”E.F., President and COO, Aerospace Tier 2, SME
“The presentations and technical foundation are solid. They are very helpful.”M.M., Operations Manager, Large Aerospace Tier 1
“This is a fast-paced program that allows us to think about our customers. It allows us to really follow-up with internal collaborations.”R.W., Director, Product Definition and Quality, Aerospace MNE
“The program is really good. There is a lot to digest. We do appreciate the live interaction and using the SAT’s to create value from different viewpoints.”
“It was one of the very best training programs that I have been exposed to, ever! It was well-paced, insightful, instructive, and dynamic with solid interaction orchestrated by the NGen team. I would highly recommend that the program be expanded and made more widely available to manufacturing teams across Canada.”
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Session topics will include:
Effective Change Management
People Impacts of Industry 4.0
Becoming a Customer-Centric Company
Innovating with Industry 4.0 Technologies
Advanced Program Management
Supply Chain Management
Contact us to indicate your interest in an upcoming cohort or with your questions about the program.