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Edward F. Schultz - Archway Publishing. Minneapolis, MN, US

Edward F. Schultz

Author & Counselor to Business | Business Performance Group

Minneapolis, MN, UNITED STATES

Edward Schultz, Business Consultant



Edward F. Schultz Publication







Edward Schultz has over 40-years of national and international business consulting, engineering and project management experience. Edward has provided management services from business start-ups, general management and securing ISO 9001 Certifications to capital equipment investigations, justifications and project installations to plant start-ups and relocations.

Industry experience:
_ Plant Relocations
_ Automotive
_ Aerospace & Defense
_ Plastic Extrusion
_ Surface Finishing / Plating
_ Recreational Vehicles
_ Prototype Medical Equipment
_ Computer
_ Agricultural
_ Business Start-ups

Proven track record of leadership, organization, communications, coaching and mentoring with great success as a solutions provider.

Industry Expertise (4)


Business Services

Management Consulting

Mechanical/Industrial Engineering

Areas of Expertise (9)

Business Analysis

Business Development

Project Management Services

ISO Certifications

GAP Analysis & Process Mapping

Plant Relocation

New Product Development & Prototypes

Business & Strategic Planning

ALERT Profiles

Accomplishments (15)

#1 Worldwide Manufacturing Facility (professional)

Two consecutive years in Quality, Productivity and Safety

Distinguished Safety Award (professional)

(2X) Society of the Plastics Industry

Human Relations Award (professional)

Dale Carnegie

Guest Speaker (professional)

Hennepin Technical College: ISO9000 Conference

Recognition Award (professional)

(3X) Manufacturers' Alliance Recognition Award

Board of Advisiors (professional)

Executive Supervisory Management Committee, Anoka-Hennepin Technical College

Intota Resource Expert (professional)

Resource data base; Formerly Tel-tech

Supplier of the Year

(2X) British Aerospace & Engineering (BAE)

Vice-Chairman (personal)

Minnesota Amateur Athletic Sports Commission (1996 Olympic bid)

Advisior (professional)

City of Andover, Economic Development Authority

Advisor & Recruiter (personal)

Junior Achievement Winner Regional Blue Chip Sales Achievement Award

Co-founder of Technical Society (professional)

for Design/Manufacturing Engineers

Team Captain (professional)

Industrial Engineering 'Quality Improvement Team'

Co-Author (professional)

'Capital Equipment Requisition Policy & Procedure Handbook

ISO Management Representative & Lead Auditor (professional)

Fulfilling the requirements of the ISO9001 Guidelines

Education (11)

St. Thomas University: Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Loyola Unversity: Business Administration, Business & Marketing

Carlson School of Business, University of Minnesota: Advanced Project Management

National Development Council: Economic Development Finance Professional

Power Quality Consultants: ISO9001 Certified Lead Auditor, Auditing

Minnesosta Trade & Economic Development: Export Tools & Techniques Program

Wilson Learning: Counselor Salesperson

American Production & Inventory Control Society (APICS): Certified Integrated Resource Management (CIRM), Supply Chain Management

Illinois Tool & Die Institute: Certified Tool & Die Maker, (Engineering / Machining)

Uponor: Uponor Star Seminars, Leadership Program

Institute of Management Accounts: Certificate, Strategic Planning

Affiliations (13)

  • American Quality Society (ASQ)
  • Sales & Marketing Executives
  • American Production & Inventory Control Society (APICS)
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • American Management Association
  • Society of Plastic Engineers
  • Society of Human Resource Management
  • American Institute of Plant Engineers
  • Institute of Management Accountants
  • Employer's Association
  • Anoka-Hennepin Technical College

Languages (1)

  • English

Testimonials (6)

Jeffrey T. Rose, CPA | SRS, PA

"It is truly a pleasure to work with someone who understands business and helps my clients actually make money"

Kristen Paulson Gibbons, Attorney | The Gibbons Law Firm

"...attention to detail, an at-ease communication style and the drive and devotion to assemble the required data, information and/or personnel, in order to get the project done on a timely basis"

Scott Norman, Director of Environmental Services | Northfield Hospital

"...Project Management is a management tool which Edward has mastered..."

Patrick F. Fallon, Principal | Power Quality Consultants

Regarding ISO9001:2008 Certification, "... the company passed the first 3rd-party certification audit with flying colors ... I can comfortably recommend him for consulting work".

Kunal Kamran, President | Total Quality Productivity Services

"You are one of the better listeners, as you have the ability to connect to their real needs"

Walter Schuelke, Vice-President | Robodyne Corporation

"Reflecting on our discussions over the years about the operational philosophies of successful businesses have led to some basic ground rules that we have resolved to achieve"

Event Appearances (2)

Business Start-up Workshop:

Business / Marketing Program  Pine Technical College

Business Concepts:

Midwest Gamebird Conference  University of Minnesota



  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Author Appearance
  • Corporate Training


*Will consider certain engagements for no fee

Partnerships (3)

Certified Public Accountant

Jeffery T. Rose, CPA Stromquist & Rose, P.A.

MS - Taxation Business Partner - Old World Artisans, Inc. (High-end sporting cabinetry and Professional Enclosures)

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Kristen Gibbons The Gibbons Law Firm

Employment Immigration Litigation

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Rachel M. Anderson RMA Publicity

Marketing PR Consultant Publicist

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Articles (4)

Project Management as a 'Strategic Weapon'

Midwest Staffing

Timely solutions are absolutely critical to your success. The CEO that plans the best, maximizes cost effective resources and concentrates on their business the most wins! It's that simple. What's not simple, tough to recognize and the recipe for disaster is "Thinking good is good enough'.

Dazed and Confused

Manufacturers' Alliance


Project Managemet: 5-Questions

Midwest Staffing

The 'Project Feasibility As Soon As Possible' model sets the baseline for initial investigation. 1. What do you want? (Project Definition) 2. What for? (Project Justification) 3. How much are you willing to spend in terms of time, money and people? (Project Cost) 4. What is the time-frame? (Project Schedule) 5. What is the value to the Customer? (Project Audit)

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