Who We Are
SPAN is a dynamic consulting company based, in Calgary, Alberta that focuses on assisting you to achieve operational discipline through a suite of a core and supporting services.
Our experienced and trained consultants are specialists, with a broad array of capabilities and competencies. Our team has decades of experience related to management systems, assessments, process improvement, project & change management and business performance management among others. We pride ourselves on our fresh and strong culture focused on delivering services using the right approach methods to exceed your expectations.
We are known for our values:
As The Operational Discipline Company, we expect the same level of disciplined performance from ourselves that we constantly strive to achieve for you. The technical competence and experience of our consultants along with SPAN’s time tested Body of Knowledge forms this foundation.
Service Oriented: Given the nature of our work, it is extremely difficult to create positive results without having open and supportive working relationships both across our team and within your organization. By establishing authentic relationships, we find that trust is built on both sides, enabling everyone to work in the best interests of the team and the project.
Spirited: We really enjoy what we do. We have a passion for solving organizational challenges and developing approaches to improve your performance.
Active: We are constantly on the move, always ready to work on demand in whatever location is required. In our personal lives, we actively engage in numerous pursuits and community activities.
Innovative: We want to be the best, so we always innovate and improve. Our most recent innovation OCTANE is a market leading approach for the embedment and sustainment of management systems, thus proving our commitment.
How We Work
We have years of experience helping organizations increase their operational discipline, through operations management systems and operating models.
In order to quickly create momentum on an OMS or Operating Model project, we apply our Body of Knowledge. This is a collection of approaches, techniques and tools to design, embed and sustain an OMS and Operating Models.
We immerse ourselves in your environment, ensuring we understand all stakeholder perspectives and the corporate culture. SPAN’s value position is to be sensitive to your way of working. As a result, we don’t blindly apply SPAN’s Body of Knowledge but rather adjust it to fit your working environment. From this aligned and integrated position we focus on creating tangible outcomes that demonstrate results.
Our differentiator is how we apply just enough method to move things forward, while at the same time help fix immediate operational issues that relieve pressure and assist in building momentum and commitment.