The Principal Facilitator and Consultant

Hello, I'm Jim.

I've been in education for over thirty years facilitating learning with individuals and groups from TAFE students on-campus to shop floor and senior management in industry.  I've worked in the Classroom, Online, as an Industry Consultant, on IT Project work, Internet Unit Management, Education Management (Government) and  Training Management (Private Industry). Qualifications include; Diplomas in Adult Education, Management, Sustainability and Competitive Manufacturing (Lean), a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, a Graduate Certificate in Education for Sustainability, and an intensive Principles of Lean Thinking course (for Lean Champions and Change Managers) through UNISA and Cardiff University.

Computing: Experience includes Computer Aided Design (2D & 3D), Programming, Operating Systems; DOS through to Windows 10 plus File and Computer Management. Software; Word, Excel, MS Database, PowerPoint and more. Computer maintenance and repair of PC's, hardware installation, and networking of computers, peripherals and multi-media equipment. I constructed this website personally using JOOMLA, an open source CMS.

Lean Principles: I have extensive experience facilitating Lean Principles and Lean Tools directly to business. Companies include Holden, Schneider Electric (Clipsal) and Futuris. Tools included 5S, Continuous Improvement, Balanced Scorecard, the PDCA cycle, Problem Solving tools (including Root Cause Analysis), Quality, Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices, Process Improvement and SMART goal setting.

Management/project roles include Manager DFEEST Internet Unit (Govt.), Educational Manager Regency School of Mechanical Engineering (Govt.), Training Manager, Robot Technologies Austalia (private industry) and project work as educational advisor for the development of an IT Strategic Plan for the whole of TAFE SA

Our business model concentrates on designing  and delivering customised flexible training for individuals, groups and businesses. We  also work with companies to refine and deliver existing company specific in-house training.