Consulting Overview

Business consulting for some of the most well-respected companies in the world.

We Stand Out.

SBTI Consulting and Change Management has produced results for some of the most well-respected names in the world, including Cummins, 3M, and GM. SBTI’s unique strengths make us stand out in the cluttered universe of continuous improvement consultants:

This is SBTI

400+

Clients

$20B+

of Shareholder Value Delivered

20,000+

Difference Makers Unleashed

4,700+

Managers Developed & Promoted

Our Approach To Client Engagement Is Right In Our Name

The 4-Dimension process begins with developing the right STRATEGY for your organization’s current and future needs. We assess current operations and identify levers for acceleration and improvement. To BREAKTHROUGH we work with you to implement corporate deployments that will use existing processes and products to drive results. We then engage with you to assess, plan and execute a TRANSFORMATION of operations, everything from plant layout to global footprints and supply chains. Finally, to drive product and process, INNOVATION is key and we excel at working with our clients from concept development to production. We link innovation through strategy, core competency and marketing position.

STRATEGY

SBTI works with its clientele to understand their strategy in order to deliver competitive advantage and to create shareholder value. We assess current operations and identify gaps or levers for acceleration and improvement. Then we design an approach to drive the right projects to achieve the strategic goals.

BREAKTHROUGH

Breakthrough requires levels of process excellence that cannot be achieved without significant output change. SBTI helps its clients successfully implement corporate deployments which have elements that focus on taking existing processes and products and driving breakthrough results. This can be achieved by a combination of reducing defects and variation and increasing the velocity or throughput of a process. This is SBTI’s DNA.

TRANSFORMATION

When unrelenting global competition requires our clients to look beyond incremental change, our clients look at footprints, supply chains, or plant layouts. Consequently, SBTI regularly engages our clients in activities to assess, plan and execute transformations from plant layout to global footprints and supply chains.

INNOVATION

Driving product and process innovation is key to market growth, SBTI excels at working with our clientele from concept development to production. We help our client’s link innovation through strategy, core competency and market positioning. 

OUR 3-STEP APPROACH TO HELP YOU WIN

Listen – Design – Execute

 

We apply a Listen-Design-Execute methodology. Our first step is to determine whether or not we can help you. If we don’t believe that we are the right option for you, we will tell you before you spend any money with us. If we are convinced that we can bring value to your organization, we’ll design an approach that is uniquely suited to your needs. We’ll agree together on deliverables and work to fulfill that promise.

LISTEN: 1/2 DAY

Our Listening Sessions allow us to understand the cultural context of your organization and key challenges facing your business. These sessions are conducted at our expense and there is no obligation to proceed.

 

  • Understand current cultural context
  • Identify the business objective
  • Identify critical success factors
  • Working sessions to develop key hypotheses to be tested
  • High-level financial sensitivity analysis using your statements

DESIGN: 2-4 WEEKS

The Design Step is driven by your company’s business objectives. Each design approach is unique, but uses powerful standard tools.

 

  • Map key value streams
  • Conduct diagnostics
  • Undertake financial analysis
  • Identify root cause issues and key performance levers
  • Develop a ledger line item business case
  • Design an implementation program
  • Create a call to action

EXECUTE: 3-9 MONTHS

The Execute Stage delivers benefits to your company while building changes agents for long-term success. Successful implementation is underpinned by widespread behavior change.

 

  • Launch quick wins
  • Implement process and organization changes
  • Install supporting metrics and management operating systems
  • Transfer/Build capabilities
  • Deliver the business benefits
  • Institutionalize the changes and sustain the improvements

Professionals Trusted by Top Companies Around the Globe

Jennifer Dahl

Jennifer Dahl

COO

Bob Jeske

Bob Jeske

Vice President

Al Landers

Al Landers

Vice President

George Strodtbeck

George Strodtbeck

Vice President

Jim Longshore

Jim Longshore

Vice President

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