Class A Business Excellence
For nearly half a century, Oliver Wight Class A has been recognized by organizations and industry commentators worldwide, as the definitive standard for business excellence. It represents a body of knowledge from Oliver Wight, capturing more than 50 years of experience in helping some of the world’s best-known companies improve their businesses. But remember, the Class A Award is not the goal in itself; it is the performance standard achieved, which is all-important.
The Seventh Edition Class A Standard
From its humble beginnings as a 20-question checklist in 1977, the Oliver Wight Class A Standard has become a benchmark for the highest performing companies. If you’d like to join them, the new Seventh Edition Class A Standard is an essential element to help you get there. Because change is constant and improvement continuous, the Class A Standard gives you everything you need to stay ahead of your competitors, both now and in the future.
Nine chapters of business excellence
Managing the Strategic Planning Process
Managing and Leading People
Driving Business Improvement
Integrated Business Planning (IBP)
Managing the Product and Service Portfolio
Managing Market Demand
Managing the Supply Chain
Managing Internal Supply
Managing External Sourcing
Amgen Breda Operations on achieving the Capable Product Milestone 7th Edition:
"Achieving this Class A milestone award is the result of great team work and collaboration across multiple departments at Amgen Breda. Through this journey with Oliver Wight we have been able to increase our visibility on the entire project portfolio supporting our mission to serve patients."
Antonia van Dingstee
Business Performance Sr Manager
Class A Milestones
The Class A Standard is supported by a number of Milestones, each representing a targeted improvement program which can be tailored precisely to the needs of your organization, whatever your starting point. This means you can map out your own journey to success in today’s ever-changing business environment.