Course Description

Course Code : BMBA2070

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

The programme is designed to reduce waste within an organisation by targeting pilot areas and creating efficient processes through process mapping and balance loading to deliver sustainable improvement.


Course Objectives

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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.