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Business Excellence Services

Our award-winning Business Excellence (BEx®) program provides a disciplined approach to innovation, leadership development and value creation that has proven highly successful for more than a decade.


Business Excellence wins award for
Best Achievement of Operational Excellence

BEx integrates ... BEx leverages elements of ...
   ■ Innovation    ■ Venture Capitalism
   ■ Lean    ■ Crowdsourcing
   ■ Six Sigma    ■ Collaborative Leadership
   ■ Process Ownership              






What We Can Do For You

Business Excellence (BEx) wins
Global Award for Excellence

BEx targets mission critical and strategic initiatives. We employ simple methods that create the most value in the least amount of time. We call this “innovation through simplification.”

We start with a foundation of active process ownership. We engage everyone in crowdsourcing innovations and improvements.

We develop emerging leaders into passionate and disciplined change agents to lead business transformation from within.

We deliver independently verified tangible value to your organization, business partners and clients.

Innovation | Leadership Development | Value Creation

Business Excellence innovation methods are applicable to any industry.  Services are tailored to meet your organization’s specific needs.  They may include:

  • BEx Innovation Training:
    • Innovation Acceleration (Yellow Belt): One-day course that provides an overview of innovation, leadership development and value creation for Innovation Champions.
    • Innovation Leader (Green Belt): One-week course to prepare Innovation Leaders to identify, lead and implement innovation and improvement projects. 
  • BEx Discovery Events: We lead focused engagements to identify and prioritize greatest speed-to-value opportunities for your business.
  • BEx Innovation and Value Creation Projects: We target your toughest problems or greatest opportunities to accelerate innovation, value creation and strategy execution. Our team of Master Black Belt practitioners has a strong track record of success across multiple industries. We lead collaboratively to create the most value, in the shortest period of time, through the simplest means.
  • BEx Program Development: We design and implement a program tailored to your organization’s culture and needs. Program elements include training for champions, process owners and team leaders. We guide project selection, mentor emerging leaders in implementing innovations and improvements, and establish a robust mechanism to communicate, measure and sustain gains.

Chief Executive magazine
ranks Black & Veatch as the
best U.S. private company
for leaders!



Click here for information about upcoming training sessions in Overland Park, Kansas, and 2017 Keynotes:

  Leadership Development
  Value Creation
  Business Transformation and Operational Excellence
  Customer Engagement



“Business Excellence is the best thing to ever happen to CivicPlus!”

Connie Casper, Executive VP of Operations, CivicPlus


“This may be looked at years from now as the reason for a major improvement in the culture of our company.”

Larry Jansen, President & CEO, Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company



Other organizations attending Business Excellence Innovation Acceleration sessions

Take the Next Step

If you are committed to accelerating growth and innovation in your business, contact us at BusinessExcellence@bv.com or 913-458-4947 for customized BEx services to fit you company’s needs.

You have an opportunity to be guided by award-winning practitioners with multi-industry experience. Learn how to apply BEx innovation methods to accelerate leadership development and create significant value for your organization and clients.


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