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Stan Bennett

An experienced Change Management and Lean Six Sigma trainer, manager, coach and consultant, Stan is a qualified statistician with many years’ experience in data analysis, Excel and statistical software use, visualization, implementing Change Management, project management, Lean and Six Sigma approaches within Ford and Lloyds TSB, as well as numerous consultancy clients. He has trained in-house and public programme delegates with diverse backgrounds in the UK and overseas, including Europe, the US and the Middle East. He is also qualified as an actuary.


Stan worked with Professor Bendell to develop and deliver the Lean Construction training programs for the UK Ministry of Justice, to improve constructors’ project management performance.


He has made numerous public presentations on change for performance improvement at professional bodies eg Quality Forum, Westminster and City Programmes, and the Royal Statistical Society. He specialises in the Japanese/Deming approach to process improvement in both manufacturing and service environments, and the development of innovative process improvement techniques. He was a co-author of Ford's quality system, which is mandatory for all Ford plants, suppliers and sub-suppliers. He also co-wrote the Ford Statistical Process Control Instruction Guide, which has become the industry standard. He has extensive experience of developing training strategies.


Training & Consultancy Specialties

Six Sigma Master Black Belt and trainer, and an acknowledged expert in applying Six Sigma and Lean methodology to transactional processes, as well as manufacturing ones.  Trainees have also  been welcomed from the public sector, including local government, the police, the probation service, Government Departments and the National Health Service. He is an expert in the use of Excel for Data analysis and visualisation.


Another specialism is the Pinboard facilitation technique for dramatically improving the effectiveness of meetings/workshops. Stan has designed and run hundreds of workshops over the last twenty years and regularly run courses to teach others to be Pinboard facilitators.

For more information about Stan, please see his C.V in the PDF tab on the left!

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