Course Description

Course Code : BI003

This course is designed for those tasked with implementing Business Improvement Techniques within their organisation.

Course Objectives

to follow

Course Features

Core Programme


  • The Business need for improvement through reduced waste and creating efficient processes.
  • The cost of poor quality and getting it wrong.
  • The need for team working and the right mix of skills within the team.
  • Tools necessary for Business Improvement.
  • Brainstorming.
  • Cause and Effect.
  • Paired Comparisons.
  • 5 Whys.
  • Range of  Data Collection Tools.

Module 2

  • The BIG picture.
  • Process mapping the current state of affairs within the process.
  • Identifying value adding and non value adding activities.
  • Action planning for improvement.
  • Performance measures.
  • Business objectives.

Module 3

  • Carrying out improvemnet.
  • Mapping out a cell to identify waste within the cell.
  • Balance loading. (TAKT Time).

Module 4

  • Applying workplace  Organisation.
  • Sustaining  improvemmment.
  • 5S in the workplace.
  • Everything in its place -  a place for everything.
  • Shadow boards.
  • Visual management.
  • The programme is designed to run over a number of weeks through carrying out workshops and implementing the practices in the workplace through project work.
  • Additional modules can run as required by the organisation.
  • EG.
  • Statistical Process Conrtrol.
  • Health & Safety Awareness.
  • Failure Mode and Effect Analysis.
  • Etc.