Center for Excellence in Operations and Management          GBMP


Center for Operational Excellence 

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Establish a center to drive sustainable competitive advantage; to enable businesses throughout the region to achieve world class operational excellence through the coordination of strategically aligned resources and partnerships.


Introduce and implement a core model of operational excellence to support regional businesses through a collaborative network of peers, educators, government offices, business/community organizations and training providers.


  • Collaborate with LI businesses and our partner organizations to develop a core model for operational excellence within the region.
  • Introduce the Shingo Prize Model and Business Guidelines for Operational Excellence to Long Island companies; encourage their adoption of the framework and support their efforts.
  • Create an interactive forum for improved dialogue between business leaders, educators, local government, service providers, community and national organizations on achieving competitive advantage.

Operational Excellence is a systematic way of continuously improving an organization by focusing on customer needs, empowering employees, and increasing value by improving quality, obtaining higher yields and faster throughput, and eliminating waste.  We offer a number of opportunities for Lean training:

The Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence is named for Dr. Shigeo Shingo, who popularized the Toyota Production System. The Prize Model provides companies with a blueprint to lean transformation and the attainment of operational excellence that benefits businesses of all sizes and sectors, as it drives permanent process improvement to enable them to become and remain competitive.

Contact: Theresa Goodfellow, Director
Center for Operational Excellence
Stony Brook University, 631-766-7503

Contact: Patricia Malone, Executive Director
Center for Corporate Education 
Stony Brook University, (631) 216-7512

OSHA - Safety Overview 
November 5
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM PM

Determining Business Requirements
November 5 & 6
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Leading for Innovation 
November 12
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Data Gathering
November 13
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

cGMP, Good Manufacturing Practices
November 13
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Supervisory Skills
November 14 & 21
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Creating Functional Specifications
November 19 & 20
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM 

Effective Writing for Business
November 17
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Financial Savvy for Optimal Business Performance
November 18
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Six Sigma Green Belt Training 
November 19, December 3 & 10, January 14 & 28, February 11 & 25, March 12

Structured Testing 
December 1 & 2
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

EHS- Incident/Accident Investigation
December 4
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM 

Communication Skills for Career Success
December 5
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Career Workshop
December 8
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Design Your Voice for Successful Communication
December 10
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM


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Corporate Education & Training • Advanced Energy Center • Research & Development Park

1000 Innovation Road, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-6044

Phone: 631-216-7518

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