General Management Consulting
Assist executives with major improvement initiatives. Mr. Baryenbruch provides management and oversight support to senior executives who are responsible for implementing significant organizational and operational change. Practice areas and representative assignments include the following:
- Strategic/Business Planning – Develop plans of action for an organization’s success
- Enterprise Strategic Planning – Implement framework and processes covering market analysis, competitor analysis, intelligence gathering and assessment and decision-making.
- Business Unit Planning – Implement planning processes designed to identify actions necessary to achieve expected business results.
- Economic Evaluation Methodology – Develop evaluation and selection processes for major corporate initiatives based on financial and non-financial benefits.
- Process Improvements – Improve the effectiveness and efficiency of business processes
- Business Process Improvements – Implement improvements designed to simplify work processes often through automation and activity rationalization.
- Cost Reduction Initiatives – Implement cost rationalization programs designed to identify and eliminate ineffective spending.
- Post-Implementation Evaluations – Assess success in achieving planned improvements from major corporate initiatives.
- Performance Management – Determine how well an organization is performing against internal and external target expectations.
- Benchmarking – Compare performance of client corporate functions such as IT and finance to the performance of similar business organizations.
- Performance Reporting Board and Senior Executives – Design reports that are effective in crisply illustrating financial trends and the ability to achieve performance targets.
- Other Management Improvement Initiatives
- Project Management Organization and Practices – Develop project management standards and establishment of an organization responsible for applying those standards to an organization’s projects.
- Individual Performance Assessment – Plan and assess individual performance, evaluate skills and develop personnel. Initiatives included the definition of positional skills and experience requirements.
- Sarbanes-Oxley Implementation – Mr. Baryenbruch helped manage the implementation of SOX 404 for a large Fortune 500 company.