FAQs VSS Coaching Program

Velocity Scheduling System – Velocity Board Examples

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FAQ:  Can I see some Velocity Scheduling System board examples? There is not a standard Velocity Board.  And that’s because the VSS Velocity Board is way better than a typical scheduling board.   Part of the 14 week Velocity Scheduling System Coaching Program is to customize your Velocity Board for your unique situation. Remember that list of job shop scheduling problems and challenges?  […]

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Job Shop Management Scheduling Software?

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I submit to you that there no software system capable of managing the schedule for a job shop optimally. In fact it is easy to be distracted with the idea that software will fix your issues, when the key to a good scheduling system is execution of a good system (not software that is). If you are looking for a […]

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Will Velocity Scheduling System Work for ME and MY Company?

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To determine how and if Velocity Scheduling System will work for you and your company, you can sign up for a private Strategy Session.  We will discuss your company, your unique scheduling challenges and your situation to determine if VSS is a good fit.  There is no charge for this session. If you’d like to sign up for this free Strategy […]

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Is there a one page overview of the Velocity Scheduling System Coaching Program?

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Here is a one page overview of the Velocity Scheduling System Coaching Program: https://www.velocityschedulingsystem.com/VSSonesheet.pdf The Velocity Scheduling System Coaching Program is based on Eliyahu M. Goldratt Theory of Constraints and the Drum Buffer Rope approach to scheduing. It was specifically designed for scheduling job shops and for scheduing machine shops, both of which tend to be highly custom environments. Share […]

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Can my team get private coaching?

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What about private coaching? Yes. First, every company gets 2 private coaching sessions with Dr Lisa included in the program to ask any questions you may not want to ask in the group coaching.  During these sessions is a good time to really dig into any confidential circumstances you have or to address any buy-in issues that your team is struggling with. The […]

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We have a very complex shop. We do on-site work, repairs, maintenance, and new work. How can I be sure VSS will work with that amount of complexity?

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By Dr Lisa Lang Almost everyone who starts thinks that THEIR job shop is too complex and it won’t work for them.  But at the same time, they’ve tried everything else and on the crazy chance that the Velocity Scheduling System can help, they decide to try it.  First let me give you some idea of the types shops that are DOING […]

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I like what you’ve presented, but I’m not sure my guys will buy-in. We’ve been doing things our way for a really long-time.

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Do YOU want to improve?  Are YOU motivated to be the strong encouragement to your team?  If yes, then I will take care of explaining what we are going to do, why we are going to do it, what to expect as your implementing, and I will provide some accountability and even a little motivation.  You just keep you team honestly trying what I’ve asked — […]

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Will VSS work with my ERP (Job Boss, Visual, Global, etc)?

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Yes, VSS works with all ERP packages.   We have had clients that have used Job Boss, Visual Manufacturing, Global, no ERP and everything in between.  We have also had participants that were doing very detailed job shop scheduling or very little scheduling when they started. The Velocity Scheduling System is made up of a visual scheduling board, a visual planning […]

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What if we need more help after VSS program completes?

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Some companies complete the Velocity Scheduling System Coaching Program getting great results but know that they can still improve more.  And these companies have requested continued access to the group coaching sessions and on-line content. If after the 14 week program you want to continue to get support and you want continued access to the on-line content as it gets updated and as […]

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Will my team get a Certificate of Completion?

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Yes. Each member of your team that participates in the Velocity Scheduling System Coaching Program will get a “Certificate of Completion”. Here is what the certificate looks like: Share and Enjoy:

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