Top Expret Master Classes

31 March -1 April 2017 @ St Petersburg, Russia


Sanjeev Gupta, USA

31 March 2017, 9.00-16.00
16.00-18.00 Discussion with all three experts

Sanjeev Gupta is a recognized authority in operations, supply chain and project management. He has authored many articles for prestigious publications including Harvard Business Review, APICS and Industrial Management. He has also spoken at multiple industry conferences including keynote addresses at Theory of Constraints International Certification Organization (TOCICO) conferences. Mr. Gupta has been recently honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the TOCICO. Mr. Gupta is also a past chairman of TOCICO and a founder of the Goldratt Research Foundation.

Currently, Mr. Gupta is the CEO of Realization, a Silicon Valley-based provider of constraints-based supply chain, operations and project management solutions. Under his leadership, Realization has helped more than 300 clients in a range of industries – including aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), engineer-to-order, new product development, construction – collectively realize more than $5 billion in  additional cash and profits by using their resources more efficiently. Realization’s clients include organizations from the U.S. military, Boeing and Delta Air Lines to Siemens and NASA.

Realization and its clients have been recognized for excellence in operations research, winning the prestigious Franz Edelman Award, the Shingo Gold and the Air Force Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award.

Oded Cohen, İsrael / Estonia

01 April 2017, 9.00-12.30

Oded has over 35 years of experience in developing, teaching and implementing TOC methodology, solutions and implementation processes working directly with Dr. Goldratt all over the world. Among the countries to which Oded brings his expertise are the USA, Canada, Japan, India, China, the UK, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, Colombia, Chile, Peru, Turkey and many others.   

Oded has authored multiple TOC articles and contributed to numerous TOC books.

Oded in the is the author of Ever Improve – A Guide to Managing Production the TOC Way, published in June 2010. Oded co-authored the book Deming & Goldratt: The Theory of Constraints and the System of Profound Knowledge – The Decalogue.

Together with Jelena Fedurko Oded has co-authored the book Theory of Constraints Fundamentals.

Oded is International Director of TOC Strategic Solutions Ltd and Founder and Co-President of TOCPA.

Jelena Fedurko, Estonia

01 April 2017, 13.30-17.00

Jelena Fedurko is a Co-Founder and Co-President of TOC Practitioners Alliance TOCPA and International Director of TOC Strategic Solutions. 

Jelena has been involved in TOC since 1999. She is a TOC expert, trainer and consultant, and provides TOC implementation support in production, supply chain and project management. Jelena has worked in various countries all over the world, including Japan, Poland, Germany, Switzerland, Turkey, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, India, China, Chile, Colombia, Mexico.

Jelena is the author of four advances books on TOC Thinking Processes: Behind the Cloud (2011), Through Clouds to Solutions (2013), Typical mistakes in working with TOC Logical Tools (2014), A Good Strategy & Tactic Tree (2016). Together with Oded Cohen Jelena has co-authored the book Theory of Constraints Fundamentals (2012). She has contributed to a number of books on TOC, and has many publications. Jelena translated and edited several major  TOC books.

Venue: St. Petersburg, Park Inn by Radisson Nevsky

Address: 89, Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg, 191036, Russia

Nearest metro: Ploshad Vosstaniya

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