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Part Shortages?
       Excess Inventory?
               Scrap and Rework?
                       Late Shipments?
                               Customer Complaints?




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Do you and your company need solutions to any of the above or below challenges?

*  Too many challenges on your plate  
Problematic computer system integrity
Process and quality problem finger pointing 
Fire-fighting in lieu of proactive problem solving
*  Un
sustainable process improvements
High work place pressure and related stress
End of the month crunch (Hockey Stick Syndrome).

If you answered YES to any of the above situations, stay connected and you will discover how Bill Gaw's unique Lean Manufacturing, PowerPoint-Plus, Training Presentations can help your company reach its full growth and profit potential while improving your job security and employability. Here you will find unique, cost-effective  knowledge and implementation know-how to help you exceed your goals and expectations.

PowerPoint-Plus, "Make-a-Difference" training

Most training materials today are either Adobe .pdf e-books with little or no effective graphics... PowerPoint charts with no commentary to explain the content of the slides... videos that tell you what to do but with very little implementation and/or optimization “How To,”... and seminars/webinars that present lots of materials but most attendee’s retention rate is less than 25%.

Bill Gaw's, Lean Manufacturing, PowerPoint Plus, Training Presentations on the other hand include powerful, PowerPoint charts and graphics, "plus" annotated note pages with slide commentary and "lessons learned" by Bill a "been there, done that" lean manufacturing champion.

If you need help for exceeding your goals and expectations, you have come
to the right place. Here you will find Bill Gaw's, back-to-basics, solutions presented via 10-training presentations that provide the foundation for achieving positive results... training presentations for accelerating individual and company success... training presentations that creates a "make-it-happen" work environment... training presentations that returns sanity to the work place and raises the level of individual and company performance.

   A customer saying it better than we can::

"Bill has helped me a lot, either by providing clear and precise directions whenever I asked, or by sharing much of his deep knowledge in his Website, bbasicsllc.com. Managing, with excellence, the combination of sound theoretical knowledge with successful "hands-on" exper-tise, Bill is certainly one of the few persons I'd classify as "Coach of the Coaches"!

Paulo Lindgren Lean Six-Sigma Consultant
and MBA/M.Sc. Professor"

10-Best-in-Class, Lean Manufacturing,
PowerPoint-Plus, Training Presentations

Each training presentation has between 35 and 56 PowerPoint-Plus
slides with note page commentary and "Lessons Learned."
by Bill Gaw, a Lean Manufacturing Champion.

Objective: Provide cost-effective, self-paced, best-in-class, lean
                    manufacturing training for anyone...  anywhere... 
                    anytime; eliminating the high cost of seminars, travel
                    expenses, and time away from the job.

Purpose:  Provide lean manufacturing knowledge and skills in a 
                    structured program... knowledge that is a requisite for
                    reaching your full growth and earning potentials

Benefits: Best-in-Class, Lean Manufacturing Presentations will
                  help you and your company: 

* Improve strategic planning and tactical execution
* Optimize operations and supply chain performance
Reduce work place stress levels
Eliminate non-value-added activities and costs
* Stabilize sales and operations planning
* Increase speed, improve quality and customer satisfaction
* Exceed performance goals and financial forecasts

* Transform work into fun again.

Below is an example of a PowerPoint-Plus slide with its "note page" commentary and lesson learned:

Note page

Without data, you’re just another opinion. That says it all. To improve our performance, 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 manufacturing by facts system.

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. Bur, 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.

The 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 and relevant dialog for future reference.

Lean Manufacturing PowerPoint Training

For more than 15 years, our 1500 plus Customers and 15,000 plus MBBP Bulletin Subscribers have looked to Bill Gaw as a trusted publisher of "back-to-basics," lean manufacturing, training materials and programs. Distant learning that helps improve the spirit and performance of individuals and their organization. We invite you to join the crowd?

Compared to many other manufacturing coaches, Bill Gaw avoids a general, philosophical approach. Rather he aims to be intensely practical, providing back-to-basics, how-to information for individuals and businesses that want to achieve their full growth and earning potentials.

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


Believe it... "there is no free lunch?

If you search the Internet for manufacturing training, you'll come across a ton of stuff... and most of it free.

Now I've had people tell me that they don't need to purchase anything because "you can get so much free stuff on the net."  

Admittedly, like I said a second ago, there is a ton of free stuff on the net...and if you put it all together you'd probably have over a 100 hours of YouTube videos, and a million pages of white papers and case studies.  

So if you had over 100 hours of YouTube videos, and a million pages of white papers and case studies would you and your company realize your full growth and earning potentials?  

Let me answer that for you... NOOOOOO! 

Unfortunately, "make-a-difference," Lean Manufacturing, PowerPoint training materials are not for free... but much less than you would imagine.

Another customer saying it even better than we can:

"Your training materials are the easiest and fastest way to understand the practicalities of lean manufacturing that I have seen in many years of manufacturing consulting activity. I intend to use them in my practice, if you are agreeable, since I am now extending into new consulting areas."

      Luis Nascimento, DMA Consultores, Porto, Portugal

What Does It Cost?

Much less than you would imagine. In fact, we make the training presentations affordable so that it can fit easily within your personal or your company's training budget. We want you and your company to hear what Bill has to say about lean manufacturing and the best way to do that is to make it affordable.

A Special Offer for Website Visitors

Our retail price for each presentation is $97.00. If you take advantage of this special offer, you can purchase your selection at only $67.00 per presentation. To order your presentation, simply click on the appropriate link in the below list. That's a 31% savings on each training presentation:

CD - Basic No. 1: Strategic Planning & Tactical Execution -  Strategic planning is a business process that many companies employ to identify their critical success targets that set the course for future growth and profits. Strategic Planning Presentation

CD - Basic No. 2: Information Integrity -  MRPII/ERP expectations will not be achieved when day-to-day production and manufacturing/supply chain control  systems are driven  by  inaccurate,  untimely  and  uncontrolled data and/or documentation.

CD - Basic No. 3: Performance Management - Financial numbers may tell us who's winning the war, but it takes a motivational balanced scorecard measurement system to win all the battles along the way.  Remember, without data lean champions are just another opinion. Performance Management

CD - Basic No. 4: Value Stream Mapping - Analysis of the processes which the maps represent can help you increase customer satisfaction by identifying actions to reduce process cycle time, decrease defects, reduce costs, establish customer-driven process performance measures, reduce non-value-added steps, and increase productivity are a few. Value Stream Mapping e-Presentation

CD - Basic No. 5: Kaizen Management -  If your business team can handle only one strategic initiative  at a time, then let it be the implementation of a “quick-hitting” kaizen program. There just isn’t any other more important program in our pursuit of profits. Kaizen Management

CD - Basic No. 6: Sequential Production - Effective shop floor control has proven elusive as  we have upgraded our manufacturing  control  system from  MRP  to MRPII  and  then  to ERP. To capture control of shop floor activities, we  need  to  stop beating  a “dead horse”  and implement  the  Sequential Production Process. The winners are!.

CD - Basic No. 7: Point-of-Use Supply Chain Management -Companies will never achieve their lean manufacturing  expectations as long as business leaders continue to talk about value-added supplier partnerships, while continuing to deal with their suppliers as adversaries. Point-of-Use Supply Chain Manufacturing

CD - Basics No. 8: Cycle Time Management - If your manufacturing team can handle only one kaizen project at a time, then let it be the reduction of total build/test cycle time. There just isn’t any other more important control factor in our pursuit of lean manufacturing success.

CD - Basics No. 9: Production Linearity - Companies will never achieve their full growth and profit potential if they produce more than 25% of their monthly shipment plan in the last week of the month or more than 33% of their quarterly shipment plan in the last month of the quarter. As companies struggle to remain competitive, one of the strategies by which gains in speed, quality and costs can be achieved is to pursue and achieve linear production.

CD - Basics No. 10: Resource Planning - The inadequate and untimely availability of resources is a major cause of manufacturers’ failure to meet their delivery schedules and profit margin forecasts – material shortages, low productivity and poor planning are not always the only causes.

To purchase all 10 of the presentations at a further discount, simply click on the below link:

Bill Gaw's, PowerPoint-Plus Library:
The 10-Basics of Best-in-Class, Lean Manufacturing

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

Your "Lean Manufacturing, PowerPoint-Plus, Presentations" will help you:

*  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
*  Master the best practices of process improvement
*  Gain recognition, promotions, and salary increases.

Your "Lean Manufacturing, PowerPoint-Plus, Presentations" will help your company:

*  Optimize MRP/ERP and Lean Manufacturing success
*  Increase speed, improve quality and customer satisfaction
*  Eliminate non-value-added activities and relevant 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."

Organizations that are lean, agile, and quick to
respond clearly have the edge."

                                                          Price Pritchett

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