We are Partners in your Journey to Grow and Sustain

We guide you in your journey to create business growth and improve productivity by developing your continuous improvement culture. We take a practical set by step approach to help guide your business towards your vision with the right character to grow and sustain your business.

Vative 5 Step Continuous Improvement



Continuous Improvement Culture

Strategy & Alignment

Executive Alignment
Key leadership engagement to align continuous improvement values and behaviours that drives organisational culture towards a true north.

Strategic Planning
Known as Hoshin Kanri, cascades organisational strategy into tactical actions to eliminate wasted efforts through inconsistent direction and poor communication.

Communication Plan
A standardised communication plan to incorporate components of the organisation’s Continuous Improvement strategy and vision to ensure all levels of an organisation are aligned and informed of the journey.

1. Strategy & Alignment

Current & Desired Future State

Value Stream Mapping
Detailed analysis on the current state of the organisation’s product/service value stream in order to detect wastes and improve the flow of processes to achieve a desired future state.

Kaizen Cost Benefit Analysis
Improvements to the value stream prioritised based on a cost, benefit and difficulty whereby the pareto principle arranges focus on projects delivering the greatest impact.

Lean Business Diagnostic
A Lean business health check outlining the maturity against six key pillars of continuous improvement:  Process Orientation, Standardisation, Perfect Quality, Transparency, Flexibility and Pull Systems.

2. Current & Desired Future State

Capability & Development

Nationally Accredited Programs
Delivery of nationally recognised training across a wide range of Competitive Systems and Practices qualifications starting from Certificate II through to Graduate Diploma which also includes accessible Government funding.

Lean & Six Sigma Programs
Internally certified training programs in Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt and Master Black Belt levels, also available are Lean Practitioner through to Expert and Master levels. All programs offer online training options.

Customised Continuous Improvement Workshops
Bespoke workshops tailored to suit any workplace skill needs, workshops are interactively delivered both live online or in the workplace across all continuous improvement methodologies: Lean, Six Sigma and Agile.

3. Capability & Development

Project Management

Lean Six Sigma Project Consulting
Specialisation in process engineering, layout planning and cell design including effective measurement of equipment and capital resources.

Project Management Facilitation and Training
Training and coaching project teams in the use of proven project management methodologies such as DMAIC, PDCA and Agile to deploy workplace improvement projects from strategy to execution.

Performance Monitoring Technology Systems
With use of IoT devices together with custom built software that is cloud based with mobile application capability to provide real-time performance of overall effectiveness of machine or movement of product. The measurement of asset availability and performance and with customised quality providing Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).

4. Project Management

Results & Certification

Executive Summary
Summarised overview on overall engagement highlighting critical factors on successful outcomes, results on savings, areas of concern and risk to sustain outcomes and recommendations on strategies to propagate a continuous improvement culture transformation.

Return on Investment (ROI) Reporting
Engagements with project teams yield a ROI in measurements of monetary value and time. Reports prior to project execution indicate a projected ROI and post-implementation measured again for its effectiveness against ROI.

Certificate Presentations
All team members are acknowledged for their efforts with a certificate towards their credentials, from participation certificates to Australian recognised qualifications and international certification across all programs and courses are presented to recognise, reward and celebrate success.

5. Results & Certification

Individual Solutions

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Character & Competence

Alignment to Purpose

Develop your own purpose and how it relates to the organisation’s purpose

1. Alignment to Purpose

Leadership & Character Development

Become a Continuous Improvement leader and understand behaviours, change management, metrics and how individual character qualities cultivate organisational culture

2. Leadership & Character Development

Capability & Development

Learn the tools and methodologies of Lean Six Sigma and become an Accredited and/or Certified practitioner

3. Capability & Development

Project Implementation & Coaching

Implement improvement projects and be coached by a Lean Six Sigma qualified Continuous Improvement Facilitator

4. Project Implementation & Coaching

Certification & Graduation

Be recognized with a Nationally Accredited Qualification and / or an Internationally Recognised Certification

5. Certification & Graduation

Interactive Journey Wheel

Vative guides your business in creating growth, identifying opportunities and improving productivity through Continuous Improvement training. Regardless of which industry you are operating in, common challenges are faced by all and require a trusted strategy to address them in order to remain competitive and achieve a sustainable future. These challenges revolve around managing costs, meeting delivery times, ensuring quality is built into processes and ensuring the workplace is safe. A frequently overlooked challenge is engaging with the people and culture of your team.

Your journey of establishing a culture of Continuous Improvement with Vative starts by ensuring that the people in your workplace can relate to the language, tools and techniques of Lean and Six Sigma which are specifically tailored to your individual business’ needs.

Instituting Continuous Improvement as part of your business’s culture provides a competitive advantage which can set you apart from others within your industry. Continuous Improvement means to consistently strive towards doing things better. It applies to individuals and collectively as a business to reach personal and professional goals at the highest of standards. In the long-term, Continuous Improvement achieves improved customer focus, quality of service and delivery, and system processes.

Vative supports the development of a Continuous Improvement system within your business to an independent level that is completely self-sustaining for future benefit. Our Continuous Improvement training focuses on the Toyota Production System principle of ‘Kaizen’. Kaizen means “change for the better” and targets all business activities to improve their functions and aim towards zero defects. The ultimate goal of Kaizen is eliminating waste that prevents a business from working at its optimal level of productivity.

One of the key advantages of Kaizen is it can be used in all industries. This is because the tools and learnings are driven by teamwork. Vative has a successful track record with implementing Continuous Improvement culture across a variety of businesses within the Service Sector, Agriculture, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Mining, Local, State & Federal Government departments and many more.

Through teamwork and waste reduction, Continuous Improvement leads to increased productivity, efficiency, improved workplace morale and better safety standards. These improvements make work easier for all, motivating people to actively strive towards further improvement opportunities within the business.


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