Value Methodology Webinar – Part 3
October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Catalyst Connection is partnering with Bolton Value Consulting to provide the Value Methodology (VM) Webinar Series to assist companies with improving profitability and/or market share. This third and final webinar of the series will provide a detailed overview of the proper use of the VM tools during the 6-step VM job plan including:
- Information Phase
- Function Phase
- Creativity Phase (by function)
- Evaluation Phase
- Development Phase
- Presentation Phase
Participants will also learn how to organize for long-term effectiveness and ensure sustainability of the VM program for any organization.
About the Presenter
James D. Bolton, PE, CVS-Life, the President and Owner of Bolton Value Consulting, LLC, has worked with many organizations globally for 20+ years to build successful and sustainable internal Value Methodology programs. Mr. Bolton initially built an internal Value Methodology program at TRW Automotive from scratch starting in January 1997 and when he left for Whirlpool Corporation in January 2008, there was an internal VM department at TRW with 78 full time employees globally saving the company $146M per year. At Whirlpool Corporation, Jim was given the opportunity to build another internal Value Methodology program scratch, where he trained and supported Regional VM Managers in all regions of the world. These Regional VM Managers where responsible for initiating, organizing and leading many value studies which globally helped Whirlpool Corporation save $43M per year. In July 2014, Jim began his own Value Consulting business and has since helped many additional organization utilize VM and build their own internal VM programs. Jim is a Past President of SAVE International(R) (the global Value Methodology technical society) and is currently the Executive Director of the Miles Value Foundation.