Operations School was founded in 2019 as a coaching and consultancy to provide entrepreneurs with the education, resources and support needed to learn how to operate their businesses. Since then, Operations School has grown into full service, business service organization reaching hundreds of nonprofit and entrepreneurial leaders each year. Operations School is located in Centric Place, a first of its kind hub for Black arts, culture and entrepreneurship located in Farmington Hills, Michigan.
Systems are the building blocks for an efficient business operation. We believe integrated systems and technology are key to running a competitive organization and teach our students how to identify industry specific platforms.
Automation is the use of technology applications that perform repetitive tasks for business processes. We believe automation is an essential tool for consistently delivering client results.
Delegation is the ability to transfer tasks and responsibilities to others. We believe solopreneurs must learn and embrace delegation strategies to position their organizations for growth beyond its founder.
Meet Racheal Allen
President & CEO
As both an accomplished serial entrepreneur and nonprofit executive, Racheal Allen recognized the need for high quality, operations training for startup and nonprofit leaders in metro Detroit. Racheal is a Lean Six Sigma certified operations consultant with nearly 20 years of experience leading high growth organizations.
Racheal has been recognized as a Young American Leader by Harvard Business School, Crain's Detroit Business' 40 Under Forty and DBusiness' 30 Under 30.
Our mission is to empower marginal and minority owned startups and organizations with the education, resources and technical assistance needed to successfully manage their operations by providing high quality, innovative, systems driven programming.
Our vision is to be the premier source for small business and nonprofit operations education and training in the metro Detroit area. Operations School aims to train 1,000 students each year through our courses and annual conference.
What We Believe
Entrepreneurship is an equalizer and a critical pathway out of poverty. At Operations School, we believe that every entrepreneur with a desire to operate a business deserves the education, support and resources needed to achieve their goals.