July 16, 2024

Breaking the Hire-Fire Loop

Virtual, Instructor-Led

Event Summary

The cost of the hire-fire cycle that extends beyond finances, affecting morale and brand reputation will be covered in this one-hour webinar. Additionally, the strategic shift towards lean, efficient systems, offering a blueprint for sustainable workforce management will be discussed.

Participants will receive 1 Professional Development Hour (PDH) upon completion.


Learning Objectives

  1. Introduction to the Hire Fire Loop
  2. Lean Principles in Workforce Management
  3. Strategic Workforce Planning
  4. Data-Driven Decision Making
  5. Investing in Employee Training & Development

Who Should Attend

  • Decision-makers and Executive Leaders
  • Operations Managers and Team Leaders
  • Lean practitioners, quality assurance staff, and process improvement experts.
  • Human Resources Professionals and Workforce Planners
  • Training and Development Coordinators



Meet Your Instructor

Peter Assad

Founder & Principal Consultant
Elora Consulting

Peter Assad is the Founder and Principal Consultant of Elora Consulting, a firm specializing in operational excellence and business process improvement. With 17 years of cross-industry experience spanning financial services, healthcare, oil and gas, and manufacturing sectors, he has established himself as a trusted leader in driving transformative change.

Holding an MBA, a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification, and a Certified Change Management Practitioner, Peter possesses a unique blend of expertise, excelling in leveraging services such as business process management (BPM), business process improvement (BPI), and operational review to not only streamline operations but also significantly enhance performance.

Peter’s notable achievements include delivering $650,000 in cost savings and $100,000 in cost avoidance in banking, achieving $3.1 million in cost avoidance and generating $2 million in revenue in healthcare, along with reducing patient wait times by 50%, and MRI appointment delays by 85%. In the oil and gas sector, his initiatives have automated processes, reducing process times by 70%, and in manufacturing, he has cut process times by 62%.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Peter is passionate about reading, travel, and hiking with his wife. He enjoys engaging in community involvement and volunteering in various capacities. Peter’s contributions were recognized with the Excellence in Consulting Award by the Riata Center for Entrepreneurship at Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business.


From 07-16-2024 2:00 pm CST until 07-16-2024 3:00 pm CST



Registration Information
All-Access Members FREE
Members $295
Non-Members $495

3% fee applied if paying by a credit card

Who can attend?

SGA Cancellation Policy "C"

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