$299 – $450

Innovation Workshop for Managers Led by Food/Manufacturing Veteran

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Welcome to ThoughtFire’s Innovation and Creative Problem-Solving Workshop!

ThoughtFire is bringing its breadth of experience from working with companies and nonprofits to this formerly exclusive to its clients workshop. This all-day workshop will teach individuals how to take any problem they have and apply the proper framework of thinking to reach an innovative solution.

Triple-Powered Value Proposition

  1. Expertise in food production, manufacturing, and leading supply chain

  2. Expertise in a proven and loved methodology and process

  3. KEY DIFFERENTIATOR: Rare skill of being able to combine 1) and 2) in order to make the implementation of theories, skills, tactics,and ideas in your toolset to provideongoing value. This program is designed for sustaining the gains.


Who is leading the Workshop?

The founder and CEO of ThoughtFire, Omar Atia, will be leading this workshop.

Who is Omar Atia?

Omar has led the R&D and/or manufacturing and/or supply chain with these respected brands:

  • Philadelphia Cream Cheese

  • Kraft Cheese

  • Dean’s Dairy

  • Hunt’s Products

  • Reddi Whip

  • BOOST Nutritional Drinks

  • Mead Johnson Baby Formula

Omar highlights:

  • Food industry veteran

  • Founder of the Ignited Thinking Methodology

  • Relates and understands industry challenges

  • Long track record of success with many organizations delivering breakthrough results

  • Certified expert in Business Process Improvement, Creative Problem Solving, Innovative Thinking, Effective Leadership, Organizational Development, Lean Management, Cost Optimization Strategies, Building Effective Teams and Results Operating Systems

  • Personal passion and love for industry and for innovation

Omar is an industry veteran:

  • His work resulted in the creation of a patented innovation process to develop new products

  • Omar has implemented and gone on to teach a process that results in what’s called the “Trifecta.”

  • The Trifecta is an innovative mode that results in:

  • Cost-savings

  • New and better products

  • “News-generating” market differentiation

  • Understands the intricacies of making food

  • Breadth of experience in virtually all categories of food from baby formula to frozen foods

  • Experience equips him with broad understanding of how to manufacture foods and conduct successful research and development of food.

Omar’s Manufacturing Expertise:

  • Proven track record of factory turnarounds at leading manufacturing organizations

  • Factory turnaround resulting in improving 1) safety 2) quality 3) employee engagement 4) productivity 5) delivery and 6) efficiency

Omar is an expert in Lean Manufacturing and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

Omar’s Supply Chain Expertise:

  • Omar has led teams that had to optimize the supply chains for Just-In-Time requirements

  • Understands the challenges of working with many entities and developing those relationships.

  • Omar understands the challenges with procurement, planning, and scheduling

What is ThoughtFire?

  • Global innovation consulting firm

  • Is a vehicle that pairs the patented and proven Ignited Thinking™ Methodology with our industry expertise

  • Global reach that has given us experience in virtually all business and cultural dynamics

  • Trusted by biggest companies in the world


  • Become equipped with the unique ability to approach any complicated problem and curate potential solutions, garner necessary buy-in from all stakeholders involved, and follow through with solution path until completion

  • Learn by doing: We will take a real problem and go through the process of coming up with potential solution options then implementing an agreed upon course of action

  • In the process, will learn first hand how to deal with the intricacies of solution finding and implementation

  • Understanding the nature of problems

  • Learning and applying an innovative process to creatively solve any problem

  • Learn and develop a more facilitative leadership style

  • Learn how to foster a genuine culture of collaboration and creative engagement

  • Improve the ongoing effectiveness of existing teams

  • Attain the skills necessary to proactively seek out problems and implement creative solutions

  • Learn the process for creative problem solving


  • Food industry managers, leaders, executives

  • Anyone leading a manufacturing organization

  • Both “up and coming” and experienced leaders, supervisors, managers, and executives, as well quality development professionals looking to make a transformational shift in their leadership

  • High-potential employees aspiring to be change agents or to step into departmental/functional roles

  • Employees representing a function or department that is interested in fostering an engaging and creative environment

  • Individuals seeking personal growth

Workshop Agenda

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Introduction/Orientation

  • Explanation of ThoughtFire’s three (3) frameworks

    • Collaboration

    • Innovative Outcomes (content, process, process skills, style)

    • Implementation

  • Problem Definition

  • Problem-Finding

  • Fact-Finding

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Lunch

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Practicing the process on a real-world chosen problem from the audience (this may be your major issue that needs to be addressed if you desire)

ThoughtFire Background:

ThoughtFire is a global, world-class innovation and management advisory firm. ThoughtFire has worked with and is trusted by many household names. From nonprofits to multinationals to foreign governments, ThoughtFire has had the privilege of bringing tremendous value to a wide variety of clients in many different industries. ThoughtFire clients include: Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, Chicago Family Health Center, University of Southern Indiana, the University of Evansville, the Government of Dubai, and many more.

ThoughtFire is experienced in the areas of Applied Creativity, Creative Problem-Solving, Innovative Thinking, Effective Leadership, Organizational Development, Cost Optimization Strategies, Building Effective Teams among other key areas of focus. The ThoughtFire team strives for employee engagement and client success.

This workshop focuses on fostering Innovative Thinking and Creative Problem-Solving.

If you have any questions call (847) 363-1447.

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