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Continuous Improvement  Services





AKA certified Lean experts integrate proven principles, tools, and techniques of Lean/Six Sigma into your Value Stream from customer order through delivery of goods or services. Educating your team through "learning by doing" simulations then meeting YOUR goals using facilitated Kaizen Events improves Cost, Quality, and Delivery by eliminating waste in the office and shop processes.     









AKA's CyberSecurity Platform is designed to provide companies the tools necessary to combat unwelcomed activities to safeguard a company’s assets and properties through education, training, monitoring, and ultimately, implementation of barriers, processes, and safeguarding systems.





Growth  Management Services



The goal of these services is to provide companies the tools they need to achieve a 20/20 balance: at least 20% growth to their top line, along with at least 20% decrease in bottom-line costs. These services address top-line growth for clients, specifically focusing on identifying new sales, developing new products, entering new markets, and deploying new business models.





Leadership Development Services




Leadership Development encourages the use of teams, communication, and coaching. You will increase skills and success at leading teams and become more effective team leaders of ongoing work teams, continuous improvements teams, and project teams.



Quality Management Services (ISO)


The goal of these services is to provide companies the tools they need to understand, qualify for, and obtain accreditation of ISO certification of their quality management systems for their specific industry categories.







AKA Research Services encourage defining the full spectrum of customer needs and desires as well as those needs faced by business and industry.



Safety Services



AKA Safety Services provide companies with a path to provide their employees and patrons a safe workplace environment and also help companies become compliant with varied safety regulations. 




 Six Sigma


AKA Six Sigma Services use the Six Sigma methodology which attacks sources of process variation that impact profits as well as Customer satisfaction.

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