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Executive Operations Experience

From Strategy to Execution


Transforming industrial operations to maximize efficiency and create an environment of precision and excellence requires hands-on experience in real world simulations to achieve effective results. For the first time, the Kellogg School of Management presents this three-day program for senior executives to explore integrated, end-to-end industrial operations within the strategic learning environment of the McKinsey Capability Center in Atlanta.

Utilizing a state-of-the-art experiential learning setting, this program will provide top-level executives with the skills necessary for streamlining and enhancing operations to transform their businesses. Benefitting from multiple instructional approaches that combine the considerable academic firepower of the Kellogg School with the superior consulting expertise of McKinsey & Company, you will develop operational strategy and leadership skills to optimize operations. You will gain insights into supply-chain management that will provide you with the tools to combine capability building with financial impact to achieve success. Acquire lean operations principles that will strengthen production processes to improve effectiveness, increase efficiency and elevate customer satisfaction.

Note: Your program fee includes classroom instruction, program materials, breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks. Accommodations are not included.

For more information e-mail us or call 847.467.7000 today.
Upcoming Program
(course held at the McKinsey Capability Center in Atlanta)
Session Date Cost
March 16-18, 2015 $8,300 Apply
September 28-30, 2015 $8,300 Apply

Program Materials

  1. Senior-level executives who oversee strategy and operations
  2. Chief Operating Officers and other senior operations executives who desire more responsibility and want to widen their experiential background
  3. High-level executives who want to improve their operational systems
  4. Non-operations executives who wish to increase their knowledge outside their areas of expertise in a collaborative environment
Learn how to:
  1. Apply strategy and operations management techniques to your organization, including the use of financial and performance metrics.
  2. Recognize challenges across all areas of your organization and solve problems using a creative, collaborative approach.
  3. Improve operational efficiency and effectiveness.
  4. Develop analytical thinking skills to lead beyond your own function.
  5. Test your skills inside experiential learning labs that mimic business conditions in the real world.
  6. Implement lean operations principles to streamline and standardize processes, reduce flow time, increase performance and enhance quality
  7. Gain the skills necessary to work collaboratively across functions from the best in academia and consulting

Operations Strategy

  1. Learn the latest developments in operations strategy and research
  2. Discover how to apply innovative strategy techniques to your organization
  3. Understand the finer points of operations finance
  4. Develop agile operations strategies to provide flexibility within your business

Lean Operations

  1. Gain insight into world-class lean operations principles
  2. Examine the Toyota Production System
  3. Employ lean tools and techniques for optimizing production processes

Gad Allon - Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management
Expertise in operations strategy and service operations management

Jan Van Mieghem - Harold L. Stuart Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences; Professor of Operations Management, Kellogg School of Management
Expertise in manufacturing, service and supply chain operations and strategy

Javier Estrella - Manager, McKinsey Capability Center - Atlanta, McKinsey & Co.
Expertise in operations transformation and capability building through experiential learning

Markus Hammer - Senior Expert, Global Operations Practice, McKinsey & Company, EOE Program Leader
Expertise in lean and green operations transformation and capability-building programs

Detlef Kayser - Director, Operations Practice, McKinsey & Company; EOE Program Sponsor and Leader of Global Manufacturing Practice
Expertise in large-scale cross-functional operations improvement programs 

Amy Radermacher - Expert, Sustainability & Resource Productivity Practice, McKinsey & Co.
Expertise in lean and green operations transformations and capability building through experiential learning
Your program fee includes classroom instruction, program materials, breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks. Accommodations are not included.

Suggested Accommodations
Courtyard Atlanta Midtown/Georgia Tech
1132 Techwood Dr NW
Atlanta, GA

W Atlanta Midtown Hotel
188 14th Street NE
Atlanta, GA

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