How do you know when your Operational Excellence program has become a permanent institution on your corporate culture landscape? The answer for Baxter came when their program focus changed from selling and pushing continuous improvement methods and tools to the local lines of business, to responding to business demand for their services such as coaching, training, methods and tools.
Join Baxter Master Black Belt for EMEA Business Process Improvement (BPI), Xavier Dejaer, as he describes the keys to achieving program escape velocity within Baxter EMEA operations. Baxter is an $11 billion global, diversified healthcare company with 46,000 employees in 60 countries, manufacturing facilities in 26 countries, and products sold in over 100 countries.
Specifically, Xavier will describe best practices in achieving escape velocity in a multi-country deployment context. He will identify and discuss specific OpEx program "thrusters" such as:
- Executive Leadership
- Business Alignment
- Methodologies & Tools
- Coaching and Training
- Program Governance & Decision-Making
- Project Tracking Systems