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Manufacturing Performance
 Measurement Training Program

Remember... without data you're
just another opinion.

Knowledge and implementation know-how you'll not
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One of the Primary Reasons Why 80% of
Manufacturing Initiatives Fail to Meet Expectations

One of the primary reasons would be failure to establish goals and expect-ations, track daily/weekly progress and carry out corrective actions if and when required. Determining motivational performance metrics, establishing Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to track performance, and establishing a Kaizen approach to continuous improvement is paramount to achieving positive, sustainable change initiative results. To discover an effective  Performance Measurement Training Program (including the development of the Balanced Scorecard)... stay connected and continue your reading.

If you've ever said, "There must be a better way." ... there is, and it's not more computerization!

If you’re pursuing a computer hardware and/or software solution to your problems; you may have the “cart before the horse!”  If you’re not focused on identifying and mastering performance measurement basics, no level of computer sophistication will get you to where you want to go.

Do you want to optimize personal and company success? If so... you need to study and master the basics of performance measurement and manage-ment. "Many historic, recurring day-to-day problems (perhaps the same problems that plague your operation) can be permanently eliminated by a tenacious execution of Bill's,  Tutorial, "The 7-Basics of Performance Measurement and the Balanced Scorecard. 

And Bill's tutorial makes it easy for you and your company to study,
implement, and master the Basics of Performance Measurement and Measurement. Basics for optimizing MRP, ERP results... Basics for increasing speed, improving quality and reducing non-value-added costs... Basics for bullet-proofing continuous improvements that will improve customer satisfaction... Basics for creating a fun working environment.

Manufacturing Performance Measurement Training Program... it's the "how to" that really counts!

"Bill Gaw's training is focused on the "how to." Unlike other training materials that tell you only what you need to do... Bill's training presents what you need to do and then he shows you how to do it.                                      
                                    T.J. Imholte, VP Integrated Systems
                                                  Advance Storage Products

"Bill is one of the most prolific individuals in the consulting industry and profession. He is a true thought leader and a great coach -- one of the best. His advice is golden and he has the respect of his colleagues worldwide. We all religiously read his articles and news-letters because they are informative, educational and right on the mark."                                     

            Phil Andrews,
Business Development, Project Manager


The 7-Basics for Manufacturing Performance Measurement

1. The Strategic Plan: The strategic plan is the result of a business process that many companies employ to identify their critical success targets that set the course for future growth and profits. Lewis Carroll in “Alice in Wonderland” makes a good case for it: “Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” said Alice. “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the Cat. “I don’t much care where…,” said Alice. “Then it doesn’t matter which way you go,” said the Cat.

2. The Balanced Scorecard: Financial numbers may tell us we’re winning the war, but it takes a balanced scorecard to focus our energy and efforts to win each of the battles along the way.

3. Overcoming Objections: Let’s not forget that we’re in the business of promoting improvements. There are many reasons why positive change is difficult, the most significant is all the objections and obstacles that are placed in the way of your progress. Don’t become a member of this negative force, they are the losers. Remember, there can be no status quo; if you are not gaining, then you are losing!   

4. Information Integrity: Bottom line expectations will not be achieved when day-to-day production  and  business  processes  are driven  by  inaccurate,  untimely  and  uncontrolled data  and/or documentation.

5. Team Dynamics: It is extremely important to understand that results gained from a Strategic Planning Program will be in direct proportion to the amount of empowerment granted to self-directed work teams.

6. Structure and Deployment: There are three types of business managers: Those who track the score and know that they are winning the competitive battle…those who track the score and know that they are losing the competitive battle…and those who don’t track the score and are not even in the competitive battle.

7. Kaizen Measurement: If your manufacturing team can handle only one strategic initiative at a time, then let it be the implementation of a “quick-hitting” kaizen measurement program. There just isn’t any other more important program in our pursuit of profits.

Manufacturing Performance Measurement Training
Featuring: Bill Gaw's Tutorial: "The 7-Basics of
Performance Measurement and the Balanced scorecard"

Lean Manufacturing Trainer Manual

So much more than the competition...
and, at a 45 % discount for Website Visitors!

To help you implement and realize the full benefits of Bill's Manufacturing Performance Measurement Tutorial, we will included the below relevant T-modules and a "Make-a-Difference" Train-the-Trainer Manual:

1. CD, 7-Basics of Performance Measurement and the Balanced Scorecard Tutorial - Financial numbers may tell us who's winning the war, but it takes a motivational, balanced scorecard, measurement training program to win all the battles along the way.  Remember, without data lean champions are just another opinion.

2. CD, Value Stream Mapping T-Module - Bill Gaw's Value Stream Mapping e-learning Module includes 51-powerful, PowerPoint® graphics, "plus" annotated note pages with explanations, and "lessons learned by a "been there, done that" professional

3. CD, Lean Manufacturing T-Module - Bill's Lean Manufacturing Training Module helps manufacturing teams implement sequential production and point-of-use logistics... basics of world class performance.

4. Train the Trainer Manual - Should you decide to use your tutorial and e-learning modules for in-house training we include a printed-copy
of an effective training methodology, a vital "train the trainer" resource. 

Another customer saying it even better than we can:

"Thank Bill for the "Free-be". I can already see where I can apply much of it to my office operation. By the way, I did not just buy the Training Library I bought the "Performance Measurement Training Package." The Training Library has been reviewed and re-reviewed many times already and many slides used to train some of my staff. Thanks for a great product."
                                                                                  Dave Krug


What Everyone Ought to Know About Training

Why Do Most Training Options Fail

Because most training materials today are either:

*  Adobe .pdf e-books with little or no effective graphics to
   optimize learning

*  PowerPoint presentations with no commentary to drive
   home the “how to” of each slides

*  Videos that deliver information at super speeds but with
   comprehension difficulties

*  Seminars/webinars that present a lot of materials however
   most attendee’s retention rate is less than 25% and relev-
   ant, at-home implementation rarely get started.

Bill Gaw’s PowerPoint-Plus Training

Bill's "PowerPoint-Plus" training materials includes powerful, PowerPoint charts and graphics, "plus" annotated note pages with “how to make-it-happen” commentary and "lessons learned" by a "been there, done that" performance measurement professional.

Our customers study the content, print tutorial sections and highlight passages that are important to understanding how to successfully implement an effective performance measurement training program. The resultant blueprint is used for team direction, motivation and successful implementa-tion. E-books, standard PowerPoint presentations, videos, and seminars/webinars just don’t provide the same results.


Manufacturing Performance Measurement Training Program

Below is an example of one the 356-PowerPoint
slides with its relevant note page:

Note Page

Without data, you’re just another opinion. That says it all. To continuously improve our processes, we need to first learn how to capture and then apply statistical data to our situation analysis. This action is a primary requisite to effective problem solving. Slide 3-3 presents an overview of a measurement by facts training program.

Lesson Learned: The more that people use real time data to perform situation analysis and to establish and track corrective actions, the more comfortable and effective they become at interpreting and applying data-on-the-run. It is my contention that exceptional leaders make quick and quality decisions because they have mastered the skill of interpreting data-on-the-run. When a leader says, “That doesn’t sound right to me. What about .. . . .?” He has put to use, what I call, the test of reasonableness and this ability separates the exceptional leaders from the pack. To develop the ability to apply the “test of reasonableness,” a leader must first become an expert at interpreting data-on-the-run.

A Huge Learning Difference

If you were watching a video, attending a seminar, or a webinar would you be able to take down the above in your notes for later reference... I don't think so. With Bill Gaw's approach, there is no need to take notes because you have the training slides, slide commentary, and "lessons learned" for future reference and organizational training.

The Business Basics Profile

For more than 15 years, our 1700 plus customers and 15,000 plus news-letter subscribers have looked to Business Basics as a trusted developer of manufacturing training materials... manufacturing knowledge and implement-ation know-how that's helping individuals and companies exceed their goals and expectations.

Our customer list speaks for itself. These companies are serious, as we know you are, about optimizing their company results and improving their bottom line. To review  a partial list of customers using Business Basics’ PowerPoint-Plus training in their pursuit of Best-in-Class Performance, simply click on this link:  our customers


Manufacturing Performance Measurement Training Program
Featuring: Bill Gaw's Tutorial: "The 7-Basics of
Performance Measurement and the Balanced scorecard"

So much more than the competition...
and, at
a 45% discount for Website Visitors!

CD, Tutorial, 7-Basics of Performance Measurement and the Balanced Scorecard  Price $497.00

CD, Value Stream Mapping Training Module - Price $97.00

CD, Lean Manufacturing Training Module - Price $97.00

Hard Copy, Train the Trainer Manual - $28.00

A $719.00 value for a special price of $397.00

A Special Offer for Website Visitors


Order your Manufacturing Performance Measurement Training Program today at a special discount price of $397. That's a savings of $312.00 and thousands of dollars less than attending relevant seminars and workshops.  And, with Mr. Gaw's expert commentary and "lessons learned" it's like attending a seminar-forum in person, having Bill guide you personally through his effective lean leadership methodology. 

And unlike seminars, videos, and  webinars, you'll have all the training materials for future reference.

You may ask... what's in it for me?  My company?

Your Manufacturing Performance Measurement Training will help you:

*  Master the basics of performance measurement
*  Become a better team member/leader/manager/executive
*  Focus your energy on the significant issues
*  Transform your work environment form drudgery to fun
*  Minimize your day-to-day stress level
*  Gain recognition and reward..

Your Manufacturing Performance Measurement Training will help your company:

*  Optimize MRP/ERP and manufacturing performance
*  Increase speed, improve quality, and eliminate non-value-added costs
*  Eliminate the high cost of overtime, scrap, and rework
*  Improve customer on-time delivery of high quality products
*  Gain control of inventories and optimize their turnover
*  Increase team contribution to the company's "bottom line."

A Bill Gaw supporter saying it better than we can:

“Bill's experience and the resources he provides are first rate and of great practical value for both the experienced manager wishing to push improvement in their business as well as people at the beginning of their careers who need to understand the basics of making businesses lean and effective”

                     Quentin Kopp, a LinkedIn.com recommendation

Our Guarantee says it all 

We are so sure that your Manufacturing Performance Measurement Training Program will have the impact you desire that you can order entirely at our risk. The program comes with a No Risk, 100% Unconditional Money-Back Guarantee. This is a Lifetime 100% Money- Back Guarantee!  

Believe this, we will never consider your purchase binding until you have reviewed all the material and put it into practice. We know that you, like our other customers, will be thrilled with the results. In fact, we are so convinced that your program will work for you that if you're not completely satisfied for any reason at any time, simply return it for an immediate refund of your purchase price. You simply can't lose.

Remember, if you continue to work the same way, you're going to get the same results. The next move is up to you. I've shown you that your Performance Measurement Program is as risk free as an offer can come. You and I know that if you've read this far, you're seriously interested in bringing sanity to your day-to-day work environment and helping yourself and your company achieve their full growth and earning potentials.


Push vs. Pull Video: If you order during this special September offer, we will include a classic, humorous lean manufacturing video. This is the famous "Oldie but Goodie" HP video that demonstrates: Push vs. Pull sys-tems, one-piece-flow,  stockless production, and cycle time measurement. It helps transform MRP supporters into lean manufacturing advocates and champions.



FREE SHIPPING AND HANDLING... If you order during this special offer,  shipping and handling are free. We'll send confirmation by return email and ship your order via USPS priority mail and you'll have it in your hands in 3-4 days, (domestic shipments).

Three Ways To Order

To order by credit card: If you place your order via our secure order form, shipping and handling are free. We'll ship your tutorial, training modules and the "Train-the-Trainer" Manual via USPS priority mail. We'll send confirmation by email and you'll have your training in your hands in 3-4 days (domestic shipments). To place your order, simply click on the blue bar below the credit card icons: 


To order by phone: call us at 760-945-5596 

To order by fax: Simply fax your purchase order and shipping instruction to 413-502-2839. We'll send confirmation by return fax. 

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nor the Harvard Business School Press.  

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