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Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
22/08/202016 Weeks2Distance LearningDistance LearningSkills & Qualifications

What’s it all about?

The course will provide you with a detailed understanding of the lean management system and support you in the implementation of business improvement techniques and employing effective team work in a business.

This course is a useful introduction for 19+, adult learners who wish to increase their awareness and understanding of the lean management system and the features of a lean environment.

No previous knowledge and experience are required; however, minimum level 1 English skills would be beneficial for completion of assessments.

Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. We ensure you get all the support you need throughout your course in the form of a personal tutor. You will study fully online.

Unit 1: Lean organisation techniques in business
Section 1: The features of a lean environment
Section 2: Performing a productivity needs analysis
Section 3: Devising a map of a process.

Unit 2: Business improvement techniques
Section 1: The principles of the Kaizen strategy
Section 2: The principles underpinning organisation of a business environment
Section 3: Using visual indicators to make improvements to the work environment
Section 4: Eliminating variance from workplace processes.

Unit 3: Effective team work in business
Section 1: The features of an effective team
Section 2: Working effectively within a team
Section 3: What is required of a team leader.

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