About

Frank Adler co-founded Operational Excellence Consulting LLC in 2009.

He is not only an accomplished and recognized Operational Excellence, Lean Management, and Six Sigma coach, but has also close to 20 years of domestic and international executive leadership experience in General Management, multi-site Operations & Supply Chain Management, and Quality & Customer Support Management.

Education

Frank holds a M.Sc. in Mathematics and Physics from the Freie University of Berlin (Germany) and a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics and Industrial Economics from the Helsinki University of Technology (Finland).

He is a certified and experienced Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, with in-depth and hands-on expertise in implementing these concepts and tools in various organizations and industries.

In addition to English, he is fluent in German and Finnish.

Expert Academy on LiL
3 Completed Sessions
Last Session:
Thu Jul 6 2017 at 01:00 pm EST
Last Log-in:
Mon Dec 9 2019 at 03:10 am EST
On Learn It Live Since:
Tuesday Apr 23, 2013
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This webinar provides you with an introduction to Lean Management and explains step-by-step how to develop a Value Stream Map of a manufacturing or business process. A Value Stream Map is a Lean Management technique used to analyze the flow of materials and information currently required to bring a product or service to an internal or external customer. The goal of Value Stream Mapping is to identify opportunities to improve process efficiency and reduce the end-to-end lead time of a process by highlighting sources of waste. The webinar will cover the following topics: 1. The History of Lean Management 2. The Five Lean Management Principles 3. The Seven Lean Wastes 4. Value Stream Mapping - Definitions & Benefits 5. Value Stream Mapping - A Step-by-Step Process The duration of this webinar is about 3 hours. Note: After you have signed up for the webinar, you will receive a pdf copy of the training material from us.
This webinar provides you with an introduction to Process Risk Analysis and explains step-by-step how to develop a Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis for a manufacturing or business process. A Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis or FMEA is a systematic approach to: - recognize and evaluate the potential failures of a new or existing process and its effects, - develop a ranked list of potential failure modes, thus establishing a priority system for corrective actions and improvement considerations, - identify actions which could eliminate or reduce the chance of the potential failure occurring, and - document the result of the process. The webinar will cover the following topics: 1. An Overview to Process Risk Analysis 2. How to develop a Process Variables Map 3. How to develop a Cause & Effects Matrix 4. How to develop a Process FMEA 5. The 16 Human Error Modes 6. The 6 Mistake Proofing Principles & Poka-Yoke 7. Developing an Out-of-Control-Action-Plan (OCAP) The duration of this webinar is about 3 hours. Note: After you have signed up for the webinar, you will receive a pdf copy of the training material from us.
Achieving Operational Excellence requires the successful implementation of a Business Execution System that effectively and seamlessly integrates the following four building blocks: Strategy Deployment, Performance Management, Process Excellence, and High Performance Work Teams. This short webinar provides an introduction to the 4 Building Blocks of Operational Excellence. Note: Please download the material from our website www.operational-excellence-consulting.com/training-modules . We hope you like the webinar and the supporting material, and would appreciate if you would take the time to write a short review. Thank you.
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