Richard is a well respected and very experienced Change Management Professional, specializing in supporting businesses through changes and effectively managing the impact of the change upon the people within the business. He has been delivering successful projects in organisational change, development and effectiveness for almost 20 years and is noted for developing targeting, insightful and influential multi level communications to facilitate successful change. His work with strategic human resources develops positive transformational impacts across a breadth of HR deliverables, including recruitment, succession planning, learning and organizational development and competency based framework integration for performance, development and talent acquisition approaches. He is a certified lean six sigma green belt, certified in design for six sigma and operational excellence and has delivered on many business improvement and re-engineering projects. Being a certified project, program and portfolio manager also. Richard understands the need to get the best from technology in the workplace and appreciates the need to get the right physical environment to help a smooth business transition. Richard is the President of the Toronto Chapter of the Association of Change Management Professionals and keen to develop the future integration of the practice of change management through his writings, speaking and other public engagements.
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I specialize in Supply Chain Management, Lean Six Sigma methodologies, Sales Forecasting and S&OP (Sales and Operations Planning). My mission is to satisfy my clients by bringing significant changes to their organizations which increase productivity, decrease cost and save time. I am passionate about improving business processes and motivating new businesses. This is the main reason I quit the corporate world and set up my own small business analysis and consulting company. If you are intending to improve your Supply Chain processes or/and create new efficiency standards of work for Inventory Control, Production, Sales and Operations or just forecast your sales/demands for any purpose, I can help you. You just need to provide me with relevant data and I will analyze it and give appropriate solutions in a short time. I have over 12 years of successful work experience in manufacturing and consulting companies. I do not only analyze, but can make summaries and conclusions based on the real and specific situation, like company nature/mission, market/production trends, competitive position, raw materials price increase, profit prospects, etc. precisely emphasizing the problems/faults root and points for improvements. - I implement the process improvement changes in the organizations by writing the standard operating procedure manuals and ensuring the duties/operations are performed correctly and efficiently. I am a good technical writer. - I am proficient in Forecasting. I build sales forecast based on historical sales data applying statistical models, events, dynamic regression and judgmental approaches. I also develop sales/cash flow forecast for products combining statistics and financial modelling knowledge. - I help startup companies with their marketing plan, costs calculations, and all the aspects of the supply chain management. - I particularly specialize in B2B marketing and selling funnels. I advise companies on how to get industries, increase responsiveness of prospects, close deals, generate leads, build a network, an effective content and more. I lead B2B development projects creating the most practical sales strategy and plan with a track/measurement of performance, return on investment and success. - I am competent with Zoho CRM software. I am experienced in customizing the software to any organization structure and requirements streamlining and automating business processes. I am experienced in integrating Zoho CRM and working with other apps within Zoho suit, such as Campaigns, Reports, SalesIQ, Survey, Projects, Docs and Invoice. - I also help organizations to work efficiently saving a lot of money on not purchasing big and complicated software systems. I have already successfully completed four projects on oDesk of streamlining business processes through Google Sheets. - I have performed many Market/Niche researches while working on different projects for different industries. I conduct researches for startup companies with all the market analysis involved. I research data for developing sales/revenue forecasts, if I don’t have the data from internal companies’ resources. - I am also very experienced in designing and analyzing Surveys for making decisions from qualitative and quantitative data on customers’ needs and expectations collected in the surveys. I have completed online courses in business strategy, business development, business analysis, operations management and marketing from Udemy and ed2go. I am certified in Lean Management and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. I have strong analytical, making decision, planning and organizational skills with ability to lead projects independently. I am very practical and realistic while working on projects. I always use advanced methodologies and software to perform assignments. My areas of expertise: * Business Process Modeling *Business Process Re-engineering * Strategic Planning * Business Strategy * Sales Strategy * Business Development * Startup Consulting * Marketing Plan * Product Pricing * Market Research * Market/Marketing Analysis * Cost Analysis * Lean Management * Six Sigma * Process Improvement * Sales Forecasting * Revenue Forecasting * Demand Planning * S&OP (Sales and Operations Planning) * Inventory Management * Supply Chain Management * Operations Management * Procurement * Purchasing * Data Analysis * Business Intelligence * Business Analysis * Zoho CRM * Google Spreadsheets * Google Analytics * Survey Design * Survey Analysis * Benchmarking * Financial Analysis * Technical Writing When working as Lean Leader and Business Consultant I have led tens of continues improvement and efficiency projects in different departments of organizations which included measurements, analysis, improvements and controls. These projects saved thousands of dollars to the organizations on a monthly basis. I am also skilled and experienced in ERP Systems: BAAN, SAP, AS400, QAD and SERADEX.
Since 1998 I have developed dozens of web applications focusing on a wide-range of industries including custom search engines, affiliate marketing, real estate solutions and worker safety. As an autodidact, I pride myself on learning new technologies and continually improving my skill-set. As a freelancer, I believe in professionalism, clean code and representing my craft to the highest degree possible. On the server-side, Laravel is my current PHP framework of choice, although I am comfortable working with Zend, CodeIgniter, Cake and Yii. For the database layer, I have 14 years of experience with MySQL. On the client-side, I prefer jQuery, Backbone and Twitter Bootstrap. Although I am not a graphic designer, I know my way around the Adobe software suite. I write standard compliant HTML5 and CSS3. I have an eye for useable, clean and obvious functionality. I have experience with many APIs, including Amazon, Box.net, Infusionsoft, Facebook, Twitter, PayPal, eWay, Authorize.net and Google. I can write APIs from scratch and give your application a RESTful interface. I am seeking opportunities to build custom web applications from the ground up or taking an existing code base and improving upon it.
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Value delivery through Business focus, Lean thinking, and Project Management discipline. Process Improvement is in my DNA. I possess deep experience and professionalism without overhead. A sample of my offerings: * Business Process Improvement - Applying Lean Thinking to Business, startup through Fortune 500, to improve value stream. * Project Management Services - Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with over 8 years experience running multiple simultaneous complex projects at Fortune 500 companies in US. * Agile Project Management - Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and PMI Credentialed Agile Certified Practitioner delivering effective and efficient project management using the revolutionary principles in Agile and Lean thinking. * Agile Training & Coaching - Teaching fundamentals and applied techniques via Physical and Virtual classrooms. On-site coaching services available for development teams, IT leaders, and executives needing help transitioning to Agile. * Project Management Training - Classroom and internet instruction on project management topics, including PMP exam prep, Agile, Scrum, & PMI-ACP exam prep. * Information Technology Strategy & Services - Tool selection and implementation, SaaS delivery, & infrastructure management capabilities, built over 15+ years in software development, production support, and infrastructure management at the enterprise scale.
* Do you need assistance turning your ideas into a business? * Are you struggling with how to manage a project successfully from concept to cash? * Are you already running a project and feel like you're surrounded by chaos? I have helped individuals and groups of all sizes to improve their bottom line by reducing the time it takes to move from the birth of an idea to the delivery of business value by applying a fusion of powerful techniques such as Lean & Agile. My objective is to bring my experience, skill and energetic approach to a wider spectrum of people and organisations, such as yourself, by virtually assisting you to achieve your outcomes. And to have a bit o' fun too :)
I have my MBA and MSW from Washington University in St. Louis. I pride myself in being a "jack of all trades," having held positions in operations, business development, policy, marketing, and education. I currently work as an operations manager for a leading hospital in Seattle, WA. Freelance has been an exciting avenue to stretch myself and gain exposure to different industries. I take great enjoyment in exceeding clients' expectations and always look forward to to the next new challenge.
Senior Project Manager with 13+ years experience - direction, coordination, implementation, execution, quality control and completion of web projects. Agile Project Manager / Certified ScrumMaster / Accredited Kanban Practitioner. Agile Coach. Jira Admin Expert & Trainer. Axure wireframing expert. Reliable agile professional with 5000+ hours at odesk and perfect feedbacks, I have experience in the full cycle of project management, including but not limited to: - clients communication, requirements gathering, proposal building - software architect / UI designer / wireframing: hotgloo, balsamiq and axure - project documentation building - functional specifications, diagrams etc. - programming teams management and supervising - onsite and offsite - design teams management and supervising - onsite and offsite - quality assurance teams management; high level quality assurance by myself; browsers compatibilities experience - building company standards, methodologies and practices - basic PHP / MySQL / HTML / CSS skills. I have been a successful PHP programmer in the beginning of my carrier. - experience with different project management and issues/bugs management softwares and online tools - defining goals, managing team time and staying within the budget; monitoring and analyzing progress; business management - project management methodologies / practices: Waterfall, Iterative Waterfall, Agile / Scrum / Kanban / Scrumban, Continuous Integration I hold Master of Science in Computer Sciences. I have excellent English, which I have studied in Florida State University. I also know French and some Russian. 60+ perfect feedbacks prove the quality of my work. They can be shown on request.
BA(Hons) degree in 3-Dimensional Design MSc in Computer Integrated Manufacturing from Cranfield PhD in the development of a methodology to aid in the company wide evaluation of new manufacturing tools, techniques and technologies. ICB Cert in Bookkeeping 12 years experience as owner-manager of own business full-time and 25 years part-time requiring self-discipline, commitment, excellent organisational skills, business planning and financial acumen. Six years Academic research on Success Factors in Business, such as, Business Planning in SMEs, Strategic Planning in High-growth Medium-sized Enterprises, and Integrated Design and Accounting in Manufacturing and Service Sector Businesses. Followed by ten years of Academic research into New Product Development, Innovation Management, Wearable Technologies and the Use of Digital Technologies in the Craft Sector. I have over 40 publications, twelve in International Academic Journals, the rest in e-journals, conference proceedings, trade magazines and newsletters. I have six years experience of bookkeeping for charities and 30 years of preparing the accounts for my own businesses. I am a Qualified Bookkeeper with a practice licence (no 13485) from the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (UK). I am qualified in Sage 50 Computerised Bookkeeping to Advanced Level. Website creation and content writing for own businesses; www.povl.co.uk and www.drpovllarsen.com. Also content and web administration of www.ksa-uk.net
I am working on the intersection of Design and Analysis. After 5 years of work in Analysis field (Six Sigma, Lean, Planning), I realized that Data Visualization has a profound meaning. Simplicity in design and unconventional presentation let people have a deeper understanding of subject. It’s a powerful resource that enables a better communication and more meaningful views on the subject. Analysis: Six Sigma Certified Green Belt, Lean Methodology, Planning, Supply Chain, Inventory Management. Design: Presentations and Infographics
I have a strong technical background (french-spanish engineer) that I have completed with studies and a professional experience in strategy, marketing,project management and internal auditing of processes and organisations. I like to combine my technical background (knowledge of processes, strong analysis skills) with commercial activity, customer and / or products orientated. I am well organised, I have lived in different countries and time management has no secrets for me! Looking for an international environment (use of different languages), dynamic and exciting attchments allowing me to develop myself in different areas and giving me enough flexibility to be mom of 2!