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Tuesday, 06th December, 2016

Consultation Fields


Organizational Excellence

Our Organizational Excellence consultancy has collaborated with clients to develop and implement customized critical organizational and behaviour change solutions in support of global company transformational initiatives. Our approach leverages the hands-on experience of our consultants to accelerate plans and amplify existing performance improvement initiatives. This approach includes a highly integrated set of consulting interventions to enable you to successfully implement and align new behaviours with those initiatives. We focus on outcomes being sustainable over time.

 

The Organizational Excellence practice offers a variety of solution packages ranging from full transformations and change management to more targeted modules around leadership development and assessing work culture. Solutions include transformation methodology, assessments, tools, workshops and training guides, and implementation consulting services.

With experts that have managed change for organizations across the Middle East, our consultancy is capable of providing customized solutions that:

  • Enable your entire workforce to embrace and commit to change,
  • Accelerate the rate of change adoption by implementing world-class processes
  • Sustain the change with the tools, training, and coaching.

Six Sigma & Lean Manufacturing

Six Sigma is the careful, analytical thought process of solving problems using data. It is perceived as a breakthrough methodology, similar to the high-level skill a martial art expert employs. Many of the world’s top corporations have used Six Sigma to increase profits by more than $100 billion in the past few years. Well-known leaders are GE, DuPont, Dell, Sun Microsystems, Bank of America, NEC, Hitachi, and EDS.

Lean is a business improvement methodology to achieve fastest rate of improvement in cost, quality, customer satisfaction and process speed. It is a fusion of lean and six sigma which focuses on reducing defects, waste, overproduction, waiting time, motion, transportation, inventory and processing waste.

Our consultancy team helps organizations implement Lean Six Sigma cost effectively, and to obtain breakthrough improvement. We provide Lean and Six Sigma training programs that include Executive Overviews of Lean/Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Basic Quality Improvement Methods, Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt programs, and Six Sigma for Services.  We also provide practical consulting services on projects including project ion and project success.

Our services recognize differences among manufacturing and services, their uniqueness while facilitating successful implementation of a desired methodology.

Quality Management System

With appropriate consultancy ISO 9001 expertise to guide you, it will bring about operational improvement and benefits to the customer as It is a tool to improve management and business performance.


PQI‘s consultants have experience of handling ISO 9001 projects across a huge range of organizations.

In particular the recent changes to ISO9001 in the years 2000 and 2015 have led to the new revised standard ISO9001:2015 having a much lower emphasis on business control through the use of procedures and more measurement emphasis on process control and customer satisfaction.

PQI consultants are so experienced that they will ensure that the ISO-9001:2015 based Quality System is tailored to suit and improve the organizations rather than present an obstruction to the management or staff to overcome.

At PQI we work with numerous clients on implementing and updating their quality management systems for the more stringent requirements of ISO 9001:2015. We design each system in conjunction with senior managers to drive the business forward with minimum bureaucracy, minimum delays and consultancy assistance, whilst still maintaining controls and meeting all the requirements of the standard and Certification Bodies.

Environmental Management Systems

Our environmental management consulting experts can work with your organization to move beyond a simple corporate vision and isolated corporate social responsibility projects.
We can help you integrate environmental planning within the framework of your business to reduce costs, effectively compete, attract investments, and strengthen engagement with key stakeholders.

 

Our methodologies on Environmental Management System ISO14001 deliver early results at little to no cost, while simultaneously helping your organization to develop the strong management structures, processes and competencies needed to sustain and build upon your goals.

We can customized our Environmental Management consulting solutions to help your organization to reduce costs, effectively compete, attract investments, and strengthen engagement with key stakeholders.

Applying our own best practices, as well as our ever-expanding knowledge from client engagements, we can help you effectively manage a wide range of environmental risks, from carbon emissions and energy waste to water consumption and sourcing issues, while simultaneously creating sustainable supply chains and reducing your corporate footprint.


Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

Our consulting experts can assist you with a Comprehensive Occupational, Health and Safety range that will ensure that your business and workforce is managed in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety standards, and in turn deliver the result you seek.

 

An OHSAS 18001 management system establishes systematic control of health and safety hazards throughout an organization it is an integral component of corporate culture and promotes employee involvement at every level of operation, providing outreach to all facilities and personnel.

Advancing an organization’s long-term risk management strategy is a central objective in the development of an OHS management plan.
Once fully implemented, a management system should address all of an organization’s unique process and hazards – as well as any future changes to those processes.

Incorporating an adaptive structure into an OHS management plan helps ensure that new corporate directives and company procedures will be systematically identified and responded to, regardless of whether they are driven by internal or external factors.

HACCP & Food Safety Management Systems.

Our expertise are seeking new challenges and opportunities that comply with the recent experiences that we have had. Today we hold the responsibility to create and spread awareness concerning variable food safety and hygiene aspects, their hazards as well problems, and provide solutions for them. We are also responsible to help food industries and food services to comply with the highest scientific standards in relation to food safety and hygiene.

 

Whether upstream or downstream the food supply chain, Food Safety practices should be implemented and enforced to ensure that food are kept safe and fit for consumption as it moves through the food supply chain. Designs and implements food safety and quality programs from zero basis for clients. Created and conducted training in quality-related issues for plant personnel. Prepare your company for audits by certification bodies by conducting pre-audit, corrective actions, and re-training staff.

Therefore, our ongoing target would be oriented towards creating a positive food safety culture and providing the industry in need with the necessary knowledge, skills and expertise to ensure that their products meet the required regulation and standards. Moreover, guaranteeing that the products produced are safe and fit for consumption, reducing the chances for spoilage and discard, ensuring consumer satisfaction, building a good reputation and definitely introducing new opportunities for export practices.

 
Energy Management Systems

 

We are able to develop and tailor energy management solutions to suit our clients’ needs, from management and operational changes to small and major capital projects. We combine our recommendations to create an Action Plan to drive implementation and sustain energy savings.


The energy savings opportunities we identify are quantified to show dollar savings, energy savings and greenhouse gas savings. Following the completion of the initial assessment, our team is able to offer energy management training, assistance with implementation and ongoing support.

Business Process Reengineering Programs

Business process redesign (BPR) examines the efficiency and effectiveness of a company''s most critical processes. It is a key enabler to deliver the highest-quality of service, in the most productive way, at the most competitive cost and time to output.


 

Our consultant works with each client to prioritize key processes based on the value at stake. For each priority process we develop a view of the current state based on operational data, using detailed process maps and analysis to help identify major gaps.

We then work together with a cross-functional client team to define a series of principles that will guide the solution generation phase, and create a vision of the future state of each process from the ground up, along with the roadmap to achieve the near and long term results.

We work very closely with our clients in this type of project, enlisting a team from all the functional areas impacted at the leadership and the solution generation level. This allows us to eliminate waste, unnecessary wait times, reports, handovers and sign-offs, while ensuring the integrity of the process.


Risk Management and Business Continuity

When a single interruption can have rippling effects throughout the organization, it can also wash away customer satisfaction, damage a company’s reputation and drive down its profitability.

 

PQI’s business risk consultants help our clients tackle these issues. Business risk consultants work with clients to develop a deeper understanding of their business vulnerabilities and exposures so they can protect key revenue streams, minimize business interruption and preserve reputation.

In addition, the team offers consultation ranging from values analysis, which helps to improve the consistency and accuracy of business income values collection, to specific exposure analysis and business continuity management support.

Well-designed business continuity plans and crisis management processes will recover the business in an orderly way and within specified timeframes. Such plans are critical to ensuring that you’re essential operations can carry on in the event of an interruption, and that damage to your business’s reputation, employees, assets and commercial viability is kept to a minimum.

General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories
ISO 17025:2005

Your company is unique, and therefore, so are your needs for accreditation. That''s why PQI Consultants listens to your specific needs and delivers consulting services your company requires. We offer unique consulting insights that result in customized solutions.


Integrating simplified solutions that suit your company''s culture is what makes us successful. When your employees understand and believe in the process, certification becomes increasingly obtainable and sustainable.

All our Management Systems use a logical structure and provide a great framework for your system both initially and for future growth.  Adding further policies, procedures or forms or extending your certifications requires no restructuring and minimal amendment. 

Our strength is in evaluating and understanding your specific business and culture to derive the solutions that work most efficiently and are sustainable over time.

You can trust us to eliminate confusion and non-value added work by helping you focus on only what is required for certification.  PQI consultants are proven experts in their respective fields.

General Criteria for the Operation of Various Types of Bodies Performing Inspection
ISO 17020

Our knowledge and experience of the standards is unsurpassed. We understand how to fully exploit the benefits of your quality management system to ensure you unlock the true potential in your organization.


We provide unmatched expertise and technical competence to ensure that your ISO 17020 inspection body quality management system certification project adds value to your organization.

We offer our global knowledge molded locally to bring in the best results for our clients and partner their journey of standardization, compliance, growth, success and continual improvements.

  • Conduct an initial gap analysis.
  • Help you establish policies and objectives.
  • Identify documentation requirements.
  • Make assignments and prepare schedules.
  • Prepare documentation.
  • Coordinate document preparation, reviews, approvals.
  • Our service includes, consulting, training, internal audits, pre assessment audits and facilitation during ISO 17020 Accreditation audit.

To get your organization ISO 17020 certified in the most effective and efficient manner while realizing the true benefits of the certification using our specialized ISO 17020 implementation methodology that is less time consuming, fast, easy to understand and implement, result oriented, time bound and cost effective.

Corporate Social Responsibility
ISO 26000

We are ready to help you implement ISO 26000. Our consulting team includes  management consultants that can advise senior management on responsible operating procedures and ensure that all elements of the Standard are addressed and wholly embraced by your company.


The firm''s work takes place where day-to-day business activities and relevant social and environmental issues converge. PQI Consultants collaborates with companies of all sizes to: guide internal teams in developing citizenship strategies, practices and processes create unique signature cause and citizenship programs communicate, brand, and report on citizenship activities and execute programs in local, national and global markets.

PQI Consultant’s team of experts counsels clients on a range of corporate social responsibility issues including environmental sustainability, philanthropy, employee practices, supply chain, and governance.

Information Security Management

We value technology as an integral and potentially differentiating component of a business. We help clients transform their organizations enabling holistic digital strategies to catch up with consumer demands, maximizing value in turnaround situations and ultimately, developing technology operating models that make organizations more agile.


Our technology projects start with business strategy. We believe that a company’s corporate strategy both guides and is influenced by its technological capabilities. Our industry experts take a unique approach to engagements by working with business leaders to initially understand corporate goals and then determine what technological capabilities, systems and support they require to succeed