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ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP

This workshop exposes participants to effective techniques for bringing about significant improvement in the productivity and operational performance of both competing and non-competing organizations. Increased competition and tight fiscal and economic realities are forcing organizations to search for ways to work smarter and  more effectively.  The tools presented in this workshop will allow these organizations to improve operations and by extension productivity.

WORKSHOP OUTCOMES

At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Develop a systematic approach to operational improvement
  • Benchmark operating performance against other organizations
  • Setup performance improvement teams
  • Develop a performance measurement system
  • Measure current performance
  • Develop a performance improvement plan
  • Identify the important change management issues that must be addressed

TOPICS

  •  Introduction to The Performance Improvement Model
  •  Factors driving low productivity and poor operational Performance
  • Prioritization of operations and productivity problems
  •  Developing the Performance Improvement Plan
  •  Forming the Performance Improvement Team
  •  Identifying Performance Indicators and Performance Measurement Systems
  • Tools for improving operations and productivity
  • Managing and Implementing Change

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Business Unit Managers
  • Directors and Managers of Operations
  • Plant/manufacturing Managers
  • Business Owners/Directors
  • Service Managers
  • Administrative Managers
  • Senior Supervisors

WORKSHOP FORMAT

This workshop is active, informal, and participatory in nature.  Participants will work in teams, and will work on practical exercises in order to develop a level of comfort with the operational performance improvement tools.  Teams will also make presentations.

YOUR PRESENTER

Dr. Harvi Millar P. Eng. is the President of Management Technologies.  With over 30 years of experience, he is a leading consultant and trainer in strategic planning, performance management, leadership skills development, productivity improvement, total quality management and customer service.  He has delivered numerous training workshops throughout the Caribbean, namely:  St. Lucia, Guyana, Trinidad, Antigua, St. Kitts, the BVI, Bermuda, and in Canada.  He holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) from U.W.I. and a Ph.D. from the Technical University of Nova Scotia.  He is a full Professor in the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Canada.  Dr. Millar is also a jazz musician and composer, a freelance columnist on business and cultural issues.

Will you be attending?

Guest Speakers
St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce
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Frequently asked questions
Where is the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce located?

The St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture is located at Orange Park Commercial Building, 1st Floor, Bois D’Orange, Gros Islet.

Is the chamber of commerce part of the government?

While most chambers work closely with government, they are not part of government  

What are the benefits of being in the chamber of commerce?

Advocating on behalf of members with the public sector. Increased visibility and credibility. Business training and education information sharing and networking.

What is the main purpose of the chamber of commerce?

A chamber of commerce is an organization of business owners and entrepreneurs who promote the interests of their local business community. Chambers of commerce provide access to valuable resources, discounts, and relationships that help businesses save money and market their products.

What powers does the chamber of commerce have?

Chambers of Commerce will act to promote public policies that are in the best interest of business, in general. Specific Chambers of Commerce may also attempt to promote policies that serve specific industries or geographic locations.