Our Business Consulting Services

business consultingOur business consulting services support the interdependent core enablers that drive business success through cost-effective, timely and high-quality sustainable organizational results. The four core enablers are:

√ Well-designed business processes

√ Skilled and motivated team members and leaders

√ Effective technology that addresses business needs

√ Culture that drives a desire for results

Our services address these four enablers – individually or holistically – to achieve significant and sustainable business performance improvement.

Business Advantage generates value that far exceeds investment in our services. We will significantly and positively impact your organization by providing services that improve your organization performance, resulting in success.

HIPAA, Privacy and Security Policy and Compliance

Business Advantage experts support State organizations’ compliance with California State’s policies to implement the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other state and federal medical privacy laws.

Project, Portfolio, & PMO Management

Our services include expert business and IT project management, project portfolio management, Project Management Office design and implementation, portfolio governance management and facilitation, and support for each PMBOK® Area of Knowledge as defined by the Project Management Institute®. We also provide consultants experienced with Agile processes, including certified Scrum Masters and Product Owners.

Business Process Improvement & Reengineering

We offer proven methodology and richly experienced consultants to help your teams analyze, design and tangibly improve any business process, including procurement support, financial operations, supply chains, customer service, operations, order fulfillment, and performance management. We offer consultants experienced with Lean Six Sigma methods.

Organizational Change Management & Development

Based on the groundbreaking change management concepts of Jeffery Hiatt (Prosci) and John Kotter (Harvard), our organizational change experts and our proven methodologies provide a full range of services to maximize the effectiveness and sustainability of your change initiatives.

Staff & Leadership Training & Coaching

We offer custom employee business training and executive coaching which result in solutions targeted to the specific needs of your organization.

Strategic Planning

We offer strategic planning management, facilitation, leadership coaching, Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) analysis, development of business and IT strategic plans, strategic progress metrics and strategic communication management.

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Our Testimonials

  • “Over the years, I have had the opportunity to work with many remarkable people. However, at the top of my list is (executive coach) Mike Carroll. In our many years of working together, Mike consistently delivered amazing results. He is gifted in his ability to apply exceptionally crafted solutions to the most complex challenges. I have always admired Mike’s driven approach and his strong business knowledge. Mike is a true business partner and friend.”

    Rick E.
    JB Radiator

  • “I can honestly say that your PMO leadership made a BIG positive impact on CalWIN. It was a real pleasure working with you.”

    Joe M.
    HP Enterprises

  • “Thank you very much for everything you have done for us and CalWIN. Your expertise helped stand up critical processes that were necessary for the execution of our projects.”

    Chris V.
    HP Enterprises

  • “Each of you and the team have done a PHENOMENAL job. I do not know where we would be without your professionalism, expertise, and encouragement. I will be forever grateful that you are part of the DOR family as we have attempted to orchestrate the most significant change in service delivery since the beginning of the program in CA. We salute you.”

    Luciana P.
    California DOR

  • “My complements to the project team. In nearly 30 years of state employment I have never seen the level of communication, cooperation and support that we have received on this project.”

    Admin Services
    Business Liaison
    CalSTRS

  • “Your team delivered an excellent product, and you probably set a record in state government for fastest turnaround time. Impressive!”

    Jennifer W.
    CEC

  • “Thank you for your dedicated work on the LCFS project…I am not alone when I say that we are very impressed with BAC. We’ve seen a considerable improvement in the progress of the project. Although we are still faced with challenges, we couldn’t have come this far without your team. Thanks so much.”

    Christina Z.
    California ARB

  • “Thank you for being such a wonderful project manager for the AR team. Your efforts were so impactful to the implementation, and we very much appreciate your support.”

    Bernice P.
    Willis Towers Watson

  • “From my perspective you are THE BEST consulting firm I’ve ever worked with… I’m very happy with Business Advantage and can honestly say our current success is due to you and your consultants.”

    Cassandra M.
    CalOHII

  • “Thank you for your ingenuity, creativity and awesome leadership. You served the department with excellence by maturing the practice of project management, change management and leadership. I thank you for your guidance and personal support.”

    Pat S.
    California DOR

  • “I have been completely impressed with the management skills displayed by Business Advantage Consulting. They managed this project as if it was their money on the line and I appreciate that.”

    Peggy L.
    CalSTRS

  • “Business Advantage has demonstrated a strong commitment and ability to improve our business performance. They have worked collaboratively with us to design and implement solutions that are accepted by the organization and sustainable. They have helped us succeed.”

    Tim G.
    CalPERS