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Remember PPT Lab?  It was a subscription service for consulting quality presentations at a fraction of the cost.

Well, PPT Lab has sorta re-launched as FlevyPro.  PPT Lab, along with LearnPPT, has partnered with Flevy to launch a new subscription service called FlevyPro.  FlevyPro is a subscription service for on-demand business frameworks and analysis tools. Subscribers receive access to an exclusive library of curated business documents—business framework primers, presentation templates, Lean Six Sigma tools, and more—among other benefits.

More information about FlevyPro can be found here: http://flevy.com/pro?promo=PPTTEMPLATES

The above link has our discount promo code (PPTTEMPLATES) embedded.

In the initial launch of FlevyPro, there are over 100+ documents, including Management Consulting Training Guides, Lean Six Sigma Templates, Business Framework Primers, Project Management Tools, PowerPoint Templates, Audio Interviews with SMB CEOs, and more.  Subscribers will be able to submit and vote on requests of documents to be developed or acquired by the FlevyPro Team.

You are free to browse the full library here: http://flevy.com/pro/library.




Operational Excellence Consulting offers a collection of 450+ fully editable consulting diagrams, templates and graphics to enhance your PowerPoint presentations and increase productivity on Flevy.  Take a sneak peek below:

You can download this full document here:

The diagrams available in this compilation are great for illustrating a variety of business concepts, including:

  • Communicating organization vision and strategic goals
  • Current state to future state transformation
  • Stages of transformation or project
  • 2×2 quadrant analysis
  • Levels of organizational maturity
  • Strategic planning and SWOT analysis
  • Highlighting key elements in a plan, process, system or framework
  • Process flow
  • Process improvement cycle
  • Communicating high-level project milestones and project status

On Flevy, Operational Excellence Consulting is known for producing PowerPoint diagrams/templates geared towards illustrating various business frameworks and management models.  Here are their other products:

Here’s an example of their Business Performance Models PowerPoint set:


Yesterday, Flevy has release version 3 of Flevy Tools.  Flevy Tools is a PowerPoint add-in for creating common business diagrams.  These diagrams are commonly used in strategy and management consulting decks.  Not only is Flevy Tools easy-to-use, useful, and feature rich, the best part is that it’s completely free.  You can download it for free here:

In the latest version, it supports 2 additional diagram types: Matrix Charts and Value Chain Diagrams.  Below, we will walk through the new functionality.

Matrix Charts

Matrix Charts are perhaps a consultant’s best friend.  These are simple and very intuitive visuals, often taking the form of either a 2×2 or 3×3.  Established consulting frameworks like the BCG Matrix and GE-McKinsey Matrix are based on this format.

The Flevy Tools Matrix chart allows you to create up to a 5×5 Matrix and any combination smaller (e.g. 2×4, 3×5, etc.).


Value Chain Diagrams

Out of all the 12 diagrams supported, this is our favourite — in our opinion, the most innovative of the Flevy Tools diagrams.  A Value Chain diagram is modeled after the Porter Value Chain, as defined by Michael Porter.  With this tool, you can create up to a 6-chevron “value chain.”  For each chevron, you can then further sub-divide it into up to 6 parallel rows/chains.   To better understand this, take a look at the parameters input box in the screenshot below.


Once you install Flevy Tools, a new toolbar is added to your PowerPoint ribbon.  See the screenshot below.


Here is the full list of support diagrams:

  • Waterfall Charts
  • Approach Diagrams
  • Step Box Diagrams
  • Harvey Ball Diagrams
  • Gantt Charts
  • Circular Approach Diagrams
  • Pyramid Diagrams
  • Relationship Diagrams
  • Segment Diagrams
  • Matrix Charts
  • Value Chain Diagrams
  • Rating Diagrams

Again, here is the download link.  It’s a free download!


In a recent update to Flevy, the documents marketplace has allowed select contributors to offer complimentary documents.  However, it takes some digging to find these free offers.  Here, we present 5:

Introduction to Strategy
What is Strategy? This 20-slide presentation provides an introduction to strategy, separating out the concepts of Corporate Strategy vs. Business (Unit) Strategy.

Introduction to Operational Excellence
This 48-slide presentation provides a high-level introduction to Operational Excellence. It explains the four building blocks: Strategy Deployment, Performance Management, Process Excellence, and High Performance Work Teams.

A Practical Framework Approach to Change
This presentation presents a flavour of some of the more necessary change components and associated tools & techniques that will require consideration during any change initiative.

Lean Thinking 101
This 32-page presentation that explains the Lean management philosophy, based on the Toyota Production System (TPS).

Delta Model Primer
The Delta Model is a growth strategy framework developed by MIT/Sloan professors to help managers in the articulation and implementation of effective corporate and business strategies.

Here is another massive compilation of PowerPoint diagrams and templates, mostly for us in business presentations.  It’s called the Monster PowerPoint Templates Deck.  The full documents is 321 slides.  See a partial preview below.


Download the full document here: https://flevy.com/browse/business-document/monster-powerpoint-templates-deck-1099

The slides have been categorized into the following groupings:

  • Project Management (PM) Diagrams
  • Circular diagrams
  • Bar charts
  • Pie charts
  • Circular diagrams
  • Line Charts
  • Diagram trees
  • Box diagrams
  • Textbox diagrams
  • Other diagrams
  • Linear Flows
  • Equilibrium diagram
  • Feedback diagrams
  • Obstacle diagrams
  • Interaction diagrams
  • World maps
  • HR template
  • Benchmark diagrams
  • Representative graphs
  • Useful objects

Looking for other types of business diagrams in PowerPoint?  Peruse Flevy’s full library of PowerPoint Templates, updated weekly, here.


In 2012, Ron Leeman was awarded Change Leader by the World HRD Congress. He has published over 10 frameworks to Flevy, including a Comprehensive Guide to Change Management.

This 191-slide deck contains everything (well almost) you would ever want to know about Change Management. It includes What is Change Management, Change Management vs Project Management, The Challenge of Change, Change Management Models, Ways of Implementing Change, People and Change, Managing Change Resistance, Change Behaviours, The head/Heart/Soul of Change, Change Agents, The Tools & Techniques of Change (inc. Sponsorship, Stakeholder Management and Engagement, Communication, Process Change, Organisational Change, Training, Adoption and Business Readiness, Business Benefits & Continuous Improvement), A Change Story and Success and Failure.

Here is a partial preview.

His other documents on Flevy include:

View all of Ron’s documents on Flevy here.


Here are 4 powerful tools and frameworks for Project Management available on Flevy.

PRINCE2 Project Management Overview
This document is a 77-slide PowerPoint presentation that provides a Project Management Overview based on the PRINCE2 methodology that has been recognised world-wide as the leading Best Practice framework for successful project execution. The document is easily customisable, content can be removed (or simply skipped over during presentation), and additional slides can be added to provide more subject depth.

Project Management Social
Helps project management practitioners as well as project management companies to understand the value of social media and how to integrate it onto projects. This document is full of examples based on research, training about different social media platforms and tools and very practical advice that can be applied immediately to compile your own customized strategy for how to use social media on your projects. This 32-page deck also includes an accompanying Social Media Strategy template (Word document).

Consulting Project Management Survival Guide
A guide to Project Management for management consultants. Includes a breakdown of Key Success Factors and KPIs for project managers.

Project Management Workbook (Excel)
This Excel workbook is an alternate to using the often-too-cumbersome MS Project. Allows you both to track and monitor project activities.

Looking for tools and resources for any other business project?  Take a look at Flevy’s 40+ end-to-end Business Toolkits:

Project topics include Balanced ScorecardCost ReductionSix SigmaPricing StrategyValue Chain Analysis, among others.

What is strategy without execution?  Merely theory.

A successful business requires both a well developed strategy and the ability to execute on that strategy.  Many companies develop robust strategies, but fail at operationalizing their strategies into implementable steps.

Flevy has just released a free primer on the topic Strategy Development and Strategy Execution.  It is a 54-slide deck that discusses 12 frameworks, spanning both strategy development and execution.


Topics covered include: Porter’s Five Forces, Consolidation-Endgame Curve, Hoshin Kanri, Product Lifecycle, Consumer Adoption Curve, Balanced Scorecard, Blue Ocean Strategy, BCG Matrix, SWOT, PEST, Marketing Mix, and Organizational Hurdles.

You may also be interested in Flevy’s business toolkits focused on these topics:

You browse their other business toolkits here: http://flevy.com/business-toolkits

This week, LearnPPT added a new section to their site: Operational Excellence.

What exactly is Operational Excellence?

Operational Excellence is a set of business principles, tools, and frameworks aimed to achieving sustainable improvement of key performance metrics. Much of this management philosophy is based on continuous improvement methodologies, such as Lean Management (or Lean Enterprise), Six Sigma, Kaizen, Hoshin Kanri, 5S Workplace Productivity, and PDCA. The focus of Operational Excellence goes beyond the traditional event-based model of improvement toward a long-term change in organizational culture.

The page is currently divided into 4 main sections:

Questions, thoughts, concerns?  Go to my site (learnppt.com) and shoot me an email.

For other business frameworks, visit our library of consulting-quality business frameworks and methodologies here: http://learnppt.com/powerpoint/frameworks/.  These diagrams were professionally designed by management consultants. Give your presentations the look and feel of a final product made by McKinsey, BCG, Bain, Booz Allen, Deloitte, or any of the top consulting firms.

Strategy without execution is hallucination! - Mike Roach

Without execution, strategy is merely theory.  Most frameworks, guides, and business gurus who discuss corporate strategy focus purely on the theory of great strategy, but don’t teach the art of great execution.
LearnPPT’s latest framework covers the topic of Strategy Execution and Organizational Effectiveness.
 A great strategy may put you on the competitive map, but only great execution can keep you there. Most organizations struggle with execution. They understand the strategy, but can’t translate that vision into the day-to-day changes to operations and actual implementation.
This document addresses the art and principles of business strategy execution. Topics include:
  • 4 Building Blocks of Strategy Execution
  • 17 Traits of Successful Strategy Execution
  • Transformation Program Design
  • Balanced Scorecard Overview
  • Blue Ocean Strategy (4 Organizational Hurdles)

The document will explain various frameworks related to business strategy execution and includes PowerPoint templates to be used for your own presentations and analysis.
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Here are several related documents available on Flevy: