Operations Management and Your Plan
Regardless of the size or type of business you have, there are processes and operations issues that could probably be dealt with better than they currently are.
So, does that mean you need an operations manager?
At FloodLight we work with you to identify the inefficiencies or problems in your work flow, production processes, quality, supply chain, inventory, manufacturing, and everything else that affects the bottom line and ultimately the success of your company.
Operations management focuses on carefully managing the processes to produce and distribute products and services. Usually, small businesses don’t talk about “operations management”, but they carry out the activities that management typically associate with the phrase “operations management.”
With effective analysis you can manage your business operation strategy, by creating production of the right products with the right features at the right cost.
Ultimately, the nature of how operations management is carried out in an organization depends very much on the nature of products or services in the organization, for example, retail, manufacturing, wholesale
By effectively analyzing and managing your business’s operations, you can create the right products with the right features at the right cost.
Floodlight will assist you to:
Design, tender, acquisition and implementation of management systems
•Definition and development of operating procedures
•Definition of the controls needed to maintain and grow your business
•Design and implementation of statistical monitoring information
•Specification of the operational support organization
•Specification and creation of operational sites, maintenance and support
••Definition of operational procedures
•Specification of “quality” processes and their management
When done your Operational Plan will contain:
•activities to be delivered
•staffing and resource requirements
•a process to monitor progress.
At FloodLight we coach you through the steps of process simplification in order to maximize your operational efficiencies and increase both your productivity and profitability.
Operations Training – We take a look at your broad categories of Sales, Marketing, Administration and Finance, Health & Safety, Quality Control, Inventory Management, and Human Resources, and provide you with proper training and coaching to ensure you have the necessary systems and procedures in place to succeed. Process Simplification will allow you to focus on your priorities and eliminate your bottlenecks, which are your time and money wasters.
Strategic Planning Training – We will help you grow and diversify your business, and plan your future through areas such as Research and Product Development, Horizontal and Vertical Integration, Mergers and Acquisitions, Succession Planning, and Exit Strategies.
Business Plan Training – This program will guide you through the steps of preparing a comprehensive Business Plan or coach you through the merits of your existing plan with revisions and updates as required.
Organizational Planning– Your organization has grown and it’s time to develop your policies and procedures and define “How we do it here”. FloodLight works with you through planning sessions to develop your operational guide lines, increasing efficiencies and productivity.
90 Day SMART Planning Session – Imagine for a moment taking one full day to plan the next 90 days of your life – documenting everything you hope to achieve in the next 90 days and then creating a real, hard copy calendar accomplishing those tasks over that time period.
Please contact us today for more information on how we can help you “Build Your Business”!
Floodlight – Build Your Business
Kelowna – Ottawa – Kingston – Toronto