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Educational institutions are becoming increasingly aware of the need to operate in the most cost-effective and efficient manner possible. In order to gain funding, recruit and retain the best teachers, and to provide a high-value learning experience, these organizations must implement sound processes, integrate appropriate technology and provide proper training.

Below are a few examples of the performance improvement solutions that Argent provides to its Education clients.

Argent helps organizations achieve superior results and rise above the competition. Some of the benefits of working with Argent are:

  • Improved Communications and Service
  • Reduced Costs
  • Improved Employee Morale
  • Increased Productivity
  • Enhanced Quality

Lean means rapid change and rapid improvement for your organization. Lean is a powerful process improvement initiative that can be applied in any environment to deliver significant results in a quick timeframe. The Argent Lean Team provides a solid catalog of Lean services including:

  • Introductory Lean classes and workshops
  • Advanced Lean workshops
  • Mentored Kaizen events
  • Lean implementation / project management

Argent works with clients to implement Lean solutions that improve efficiency, enhance customer service and raise quality levels. Lean initiatives have consistently delivered the following improvements:

  • Lead time reductions up to 95%
  • Productivity improvements up to 50%
  • Work-In-Process (WIP) reductions up to 90%
  • Space utilization improvement up to 75%

Argent uses a unique approach that gives clients the power and statistical insight of Six Sigma integrated with the speed and employee empowerment of Lean. Our training, rooted in a results-driven philosophy provides clients with all the essential Lean and Six Sigma tools and the ability to know which tool to use when. Argent’s Six Sigma services include:

  • Six Sigma project management
  • Six Sigma project staffing services
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training

Our experienced staff is comprised of Six Sigma Black Belts and Green Belts that have spent thousands of man-hours implementing Lean and Six Sigma solutions with clients around the globe. Prior to starting a Six Sigma project with a client, we work to match the right project team credentials with each organization’s needs. Some of the benefits of implementing Six Sigma are:

  • Lower costs
  • Repeatable processes
  • Fewer defects
  • Shorter cycle times
  • Increased throughput and capacity

Today’s businesses require rapid response to changes in technologies, markets, and competition. Argent can assist your company in structuring operations to effectively meet these challenges.

Argent’s focus is to help companies improve operational efficiency, quality and customer service levels. We begin by evaluating current and upcoming operating conditions and provide recommendations for streamlining efforts and improving communication channels. The advantages of working with Argent to develop an organization structure are:

  • Accurate assessment of operational needs
  • Rapid recommendations for future state
  • Independent and unbiased review
  • Roadmap for implementing proposed organization structure
  • Multi-industry experience
  • Outside viewpoint

Argent Global Services is a leader in providing organizations with realistic and measurable business solutions. Our experienced business consulting teams couple proven process engineering techniques and real-world business understanding to uncover operational opportunities for our clients.

 Once opportunities are fully explored, Argent works with clients to implement solutions that provide lasting change. Some of the benefits of working with Argent include:

  • Accurate assessment of opportunities
  • Independent and unbiased review of operations
  • Rapid development of road map for improvement
  • Outside viewpoint
  • Real-world know how
  • International, multi-industry experience

In order to stay competitive in today’s global economy it is imperative for companies to continually improve their operational performance. Regardless of the industry, it is critical to optimize resources in order to achieve:

  • Lower operating costs
  • Increased capacity and hourly output
  • Reduced lead times
  • Improved profits

Argent has helped hundreds of companies to improve productivity while raising their quality and service levels. We utilize proven process engineering and lean techniques that enable companies to streamline operations and utilize their resources more effectively.

Starting with a comprehensive inventory of strengths and shortfalls, Argent helps companies to develop a long-term strategy that promotes growth and profitability. Whether reviewing existing products and services or evaluating the impact of new technologies, Argent provides an independent and unbiased assessment of improvement opportunities.

  • Create a roadmap for implementation
  • Deliver solutions that promote growth and efficiency
  • Improve organizational structure effectiveness
  • Identify initiatives that minimize costs and maximize output
  • Align people, processes and technology with business vision

Some of the benefits of working with Argent include:

  • Outside viewpoint of opportunities
  • Independent and unbiased review of technologies and tools
  • More effective use of capital expenditures
  • Significant return on investment
  • Expedited road map to achieving goals and objectives