Center for Operational Excellence

At COE, we work alongside our members to foster a problem-solving culture that’s grounded in tried-and-true operational excellence tools, and that’s constant and far-reaching. We’re here to help you drive changes in behavior—so that operational excellence becomes a goal in every process, start to finish. Learn more ...

Next Up: Innovation Summer, Part 3 - Story of a Startup

anthony schlegelHeadlining “Innovation Summer” Part 3 is Anthony Schlegel (pictured, far left), a Buckeye football great whose passion today is The Difference USA LLC, the company he founded. Schlegel created the portable striking machine – now in college gyms around the country – after returning to Columbus to work as a strength coach for the Buckeyes and earn an MBA from Fisher College of Business. In this session, Schlegel will share his startup journey and how he turned a passion into a purpose, focusing on the “fail smart” iterative processes that fueled new innovations.

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New & Improved: Members-Only Content

computerThe rollout of Fisher College of Business' new website also includes new changes to COE's website designed to maximize the user experience. Among them is a reorganization of the center's members-only content area. On the new COE website, each employee of a member company can create a user account and password that, once approved, opens access to the members-only content. In addition to logging in to live-stream events and accessing slides from COE's Leading Through Excellence summit, members can view our Digital Content Archive, which includes nearly a decade of live event webcasts and webinars. In the new Digital Content Archive, all content can be viewed by event date or event topic, while the "Staff Picks" section highlights the best presentations we have to offer. Head to the Members-Only section to get started ...

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Robin Rasor Thompson
Administrative Director, COE