Optima’s Continuous Improvement Alliance brings together CI leaders from over 100 companies across multiple industries to share best practices, network with their peers, and expand their knowledge-base.

Peer Connections

Build relationships with other Continuous Improvement leaders

Solve Problems

Gain invaluable perspectives and solutions to the challenges you face

Share Ideas

Discuss ideas and concepts unique to Continuous Improvement

Gemba Tours

See beast practices at work with facility and plant tours

Learn Best Practices

Gain the advantage by seeing what works from those already on the journey


Gain the skills that make work easier, better, faster with online instruction

Achieving operational excellence is a group effort.

Why can’t leading it be one too?

Silver Membership

  • Six regional events per year hosted by Alliance member companies
  • 20+ virtual events per year hosted by Alliance member companies
  • Non-member company benchmarking tours
  • 30+ OptimaLIVE sessions annually
  • Annual Alliance strategic planning meeting
  • Quarterly round table discussions
  • Optima Concierge
  • Safety special interest groups
  • Access to Optima's members-only web portal and resources

Gold Membership

  • Silver Membership benefits
  • Five days of consulting services

Consulting topics may include

  • World-class operational excellence assessment 
  • Strategic business planning 
  • Value stream mapping 
  • Kaizen events 
  • Succession planning 
  • On-site workshops
    • Lean Leader
    • Managing for Daily Improvement
    • Six Sigma
    • TWI

Want more information?

Send us a message! Optima peer group facilitators are ready to answer your questions.

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