R.B. Vollum & Associates R.B. Vollum & Associates - Theory of Constraints in Action - Contact & Registration

R.B. Vollum & Associates - Theory of Constraints in Action - Contact & Registration

Attend the workshop that deals with the REALITIES of Factory Flow, Operating Expense and Market Choice - NO PUNCHES PULLED.



Robert B. Vollum

R.B. Vollum & Associates - Theory of Constraints in Action

Robert B Vollum is the President and CEO of SFM Technologies and Principal of R.B. Vollum & Associates, a consulting and education firm servicing the manufacturing sector.

  • Leader in the pursuit of excellence
    Offering guidance in advanced management strategy and operating procedures
  • Lectured/consulted throughout the Western world since 1976
    Author of numerous articles
  • Leading authority on Synchronous Flow Management
    Spearheaded efforts since 1984 to mold Dr. Eli Goldratt’s "Theory Of Constraints" to industry applications
  • Jonah’s Jonah
    Appellation from the Goldratt Institute
  • Fellow of the American Production and Inventory Control Society
  • Engineering Graduate of the US Naval Academy
    Advanced business studies at Union College and the College of William and Mary
    CEO and COO of divisions of two major corporations and CEO of a company he founded and later sold. Prior operating responsibilities in Production, Materials Management, Sales and Marketing
  • Who’s Who
    Included in Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in America, Who's Who in the East and Who's Who in the World


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R.B. Vollum & Associates - Theory of Constraints in ActionSynchronous Flow Management / Theory of Constraints

"The Goal", by Dr. Eli Goldratt and Jeff Cox, usually generates a sense of excitement in its readers. They tend to identify with the people in the story. They imagine themselves making improvements to their operations similar to those described in the book.


  • WHERE do you start?
  • HOW do you begin?
  • WHAT is involved?
  • WHOSE JOB is it?

These workshops deal with the REALITIES of factory flow, operating expense and market choice.

As a workshop participant, you will learn...

  • How to cut through the dangerous inaccuracies, false indicators and constricting detail of traditional measurement systems
  • New methods that accurately identify and control those few key issues that determine world class potential and growth
  • Amazingly fast and cost effective way to IMPLEMENT this management philosophy
3 Day Agenda...

1st Day

2nd Day 3rd Day
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Continental Breakfast
12 Noon - 1:00 PM Lunch 12 Noon - 1:00 PM Lunch 12 Noon - 1:00 PM Lunch
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM:
Setting The Stage
Making It Work
How World Class Competition is Changing the Environment How to Synchronize for Maximum Profit, ROI and Cash Flow
Cost World vs. Throughput World
Moving From the Cost World to the Throughput World
Leapfrogging JIT Success Manufacturing as a Sales Strategy
Performance Measurements that Increase Productivity, not Inventory
Getting the Elusive Payoff from MRP - the 3 Fatal Flaws Product Pricing - the Perception of Value versus the Presumption of Cost
The Hidden & Surprising Impact of Inventory on Competitive Strategies
Synchronizing the Core Business Processes Throughput Accounting and Measurements
The Rules of Synchronization
Implementing a Process of Ongoing Improvement
New Roles for Traditional Departments
Illustrative Games and Exercises Case Study Analysis
Where to From Here?



Executive Workshops
  • US$1,500.00/person - one or two registrants
  • US$1,350.00/person - three or four registrants
  • US$1,200.00/person - five or more registrants
Please contact us for information about future
public workshops or to arrange dedicated programs
for your company.
Phone: 215-784-9011
Fax: 215-830-9762
Email: info@rbvollum.com


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3 or 4 registrants 1,350.00
5 or more registrants 1,200.00

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  • Registrants are responsible for their own travel and hotel accommodations
  • R.B.Vollum & Associates group discount rate is available at each hotel for early registration
  • Cancellation policy: Full refund if received 5 working days prior to event
  • Substitutions and location changes may be made without penalty