Process Improvement Training Courses    

 

This training is applicable to staff from all aspects of a business including Managers, Engineers, Designers, Supervisors, Operatives and Support personnel. Candidates will learn how to apply their training techniques to projects in their own organisation.
   
         
Course Title Who Should Attend Course Description Duration
Executive Overview of Lean Manufacturing Senior Executives & Managers. The concepts of Lean, what tools are available and a more strategic look at implementing lean into the organisation.
Combination of training, simulations and group work.
One day
Workplace Organisation (5S) & Visual Management Appropriate to all levels of the organisation. Covering the stages of 5S and also examples of visual management. Combination of training and simulations One day
Inventory Reduction using Kanban
Appropriate to all levels of the organisation. Covers the theory, the problems of establishing Kanbans. Combination of training simulations and in plant work. One day
Improving Productivity through Set-up Reduction (SMED) Team/Cell Leaders, Supervisors, Production Staff.
People with responsibility for improvement or who are involved with improvement programmes.
Understand how to Increase Process Efficiency and Capacity.
Understand how to reduce product lead times.
Increase flexibility.
Improve control of materials inventory by being able to manage smaller batches.
One day
Improving Productivity through Overall Equipment Effectiveness Production Managers, Manufacturing Engineers.
People with responsibility for improvement or who are involved with improvement programmes.
Understand the real effectiveness of your production machinery.
Understand the real capacity of your process machinery.
Identify production losses.
One day
Failure Modes & Effects Analysis
Designers, Production & Quality representatives
Manager wishing to implement FMEA.
People with responsibility for improvement.
Minimise product redesign and processing problems.
Reduce operating costs and improve right 1st time yield rates.
Cultivate a cross functional team approach to driving effective improvement actions.
One day
Quality Tools for Perpetual Improvement Change Managers, Quality Managers and people involved in improvement programmes. Reduce operating costs.
Improve schedule adherence and on-time delivery.
Improve effectiveness of improvement efforts.
Reduce process variation.
Improve focus on objective achievement
Two day
Team Dynamics, Problem Solving & Decision Making Appropriate to team leaders and others in a supervisory position. Covers how to get the best out of teams, team dynamics, what to do when things go wrong. Training and practical examples and group exercises Two day
Project Management for Results Project Leaders.
People involved in continuous improvement.
Improve customer satisfaction.
Reduce project costs.
Enhance project control and schedule adherence.
Create visually managed projects.
Involve teams in deriving project plans and maintaining pace.
One day
Effective Quality Management & ISO 9000 Senior managers, Managers and Section Leaders.
People looking to revitalise their management systems.
Comply with ISO9001-2000.
Achieve business objectives.
Fulfil customer expectations.
Derive effective team oriented improvement.
Focus improvement effort towards objectives.
One day
Developing an Dynamic Management System Senior Managers, Managers and people looking to innovate their business management systems and do away with cumbersome, hard copy quality manuals. Comply with ISO9001-2000.
Achieve business objectives.
Align management system with business objectives.
Fulfil customer expectations.
Reduce the cost of maintaining your management systems
Enhance access and use of system information.
One day
Internal Quality Auditing & Improvement Senior Managers, Managers and Section Leaders.
People new to the role of quality auditing.
Comply with ISO9001-2000.
Focus improvement effort towards objectives.
Get value from your auditing activities.
Determine results oriented improvement actions.
One day
Executive Overview - Six sigma
Senior Managers and Managers planning to implement a Six Sigma programme Understand the power of Six Sigma.
Know your role in implementation.
Be able to coordinate Six Sigma introduction.
Set objectives for Six Sigma programmes.
One day
Six Sigma - Yellow Belt Understand the power of Six Sigma.
Know your role in implementation.
Be able to coordinate Six Sigma introduction.
Set objectives for Six Sigma programmes.
Know your team role.
Understand and be able to use the Six Sigma Yellow belt tools.
Be able to actively participate on improvement teams.
Three days
Six Sigma - Green Belt People with responsibility for leading Six Sigma improvement teams. Deliver improvement projects up to £50 K.
Know your leadership role.
Understand and be able to use Six Sigma Green belt tools.
Be able to actively lead improvement teams.
Nine days
Six Sigma - Black Belt People with responsibility for co-ordinating company and supply chain Six Sigma programmes and guiding Green belt improvement teams Deliver improvements projects up to £100 K.
Know your co-ordination and leadership role.
Understand and be able to use Six Sigma Black belt tools.
Be able to co-ordinate multiple Green belt improvement teams.
Fifteen days
Statistical Process Control Managers and Section Leaders wishing to implement SPC.
Quality Engineers and people with responsibility for tracking processes.
Comply with ISO9001-2000.
Achieve business objectives.
Focus improvement effort towards objectives.
Track improvement to actions.
Deliver task oriented results.
One day
Using Statistics to Manage (KPi's) Senior Managers, Managers and Section Leaders.    
Specialist Courses      
Lean Practitioners - expert programme Appropriate for trainee facilitators and change agents. An intense and sometimes residential course on the range of lean tools required to run a step change event. Combination of training, simulations, group work and discussion. Five days
Lean Sigma Practitioners - expert programme People with responsibility for leading Lean / Six Sigma improvement teams. improvement teams. Deliver Lean / Six Sigma improvements projects up to £50 K
Know your leadership role.
Understand and be able to apply Lean concepts for improvement.
Understand and be able to use Six Sigma Green belt tools.
Be able to actively lead in improvement teams.
Fourteen days



         

 
         
 

 

 

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