our services, by product
Efficiency Works provides a range of services that can be tailored specifically to your needs and to your organisational environment.
We now also offer fully online training and coaching
"They showed us
how to think
Learner (Lean Manufacturing, Lean Six Sigma)
Efficiency Works is a leading training provider running best in class certified training courses delivered by trainers who are veterans of the industry, experienced teachers, and practical operators.
Our courses are:
funded through a range of State based and Federal programs
supported by an extensive online resource base for students
digitally enabled via our online learner app
"our team has gone from blaming each other
to working together"
Our business assessment is a powerful diagnostic tool that gives organisations insight into their strengths and areas for improvement, and to score performance against global criteria.
determines current position against a globally accepted framework
provides insight into your organisation
increases knowledge and understanding of the latest in leadership and management systems thinking
Efficiency Works uses the principles of Hoshin Kanri to ensure we are working on the “right” things in the organisation.
Hoshin Kanri ticks the following boxes:
helps us understand where we are going and how we will get there
enables leadership to define direction but engages people to work out how to get there
applies a scientific method to the business situation
aligns all activities with objectives then deploys these activities in a creative, engaging way
defines the breakthrough projects that are needed to achieve your company vision
designs a structured but flexible process resulting in total alignment around these “must do - can’t fail” projects
creates visual systems for feedback
“ so easy to work with ”
Consulting, analysis, coaching and mentoring
We can help you make less waste a way of life by showing you a new, better way of working. Support is provided through our consulting, analysis, coaching and mentoring services.
Our programs are delivered in a streamlined process which:
helps you understand what it is that your customers value and your business strategy
teaches your team to map the way you are delivering value now - the current state map
works with the team to create a future state map
create an action plan to close the gap between the current and future state
embed the skills required to do this in the team so that you can achieve your lean thinking goals with in house management, independently of us
"…this has been rewarding for all of our staff ”
If you are already operating at a high level of efficiency but need to take it to another level to reach your business and performance goals, Efficiency Works offers an advanced program.
This is for people and companies who have had some training and experience in how to implement but are looking for more.
Higher level lean thinking skills
Courses like our Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices and our Lean Leader Program
Change and improvement programs often start with a bang but after the initial honeymoon, enthusiasm wanes and people get distracted, bored or demotivated.
If you need some momentum to keep going, our refresher courses will give you the practical tools you need. We also coach and mentor teams and leaders to make sure that your strategy gets implemented.
“ excellent workshop. not a boring moment.
great presentation, a real life experience ”
To achieve fast results, we use a process called Kaizen Blitz, which simply means we enable big results, quickly. Blitz workshop participants will:
apply real life simple but effective continuous improvement techniques to improve the performance of a process in your business
ensure these improvements are practical
achieve valuable learning outcomes
provide a foundation for an ongoing continuous improvement culture