Continual Improvement

Who is this course aimed at?

This one day course is for leaders who wish to extend their team/organisation’s performance to incorporate the commitment of all staff and every potentiality for increased quality and decreased wastage. Continual Improvement has its roots in American and Japanese business thought following the Second World War and this historical development path will be explained.

Do you need previous experience or qualifications to attend this course?

No previous experience needed.  

Course Content

The course then considers the principal thoughts presently used in Continual Improvement (CI or CID) which may be employed for improving products, services, processes and people-performance. The incremental and breakthrough aspects of CI will be analysed and an especial focus will be CI and its benefits to the development of management performance.   Processes considered will be Kaizen, the Deeming Cycle, Six Sigma, 5S and various lean methodologies for business, team and individual growth and efficiency. The training day is a practical “hands-on” day where theory and practice are mixed, so not only does the delegate leave with a firm knowledge of the systems of CI but also an experience of working with the processes first hand.  

Objectives

Training Outcomes -           The training will cover the following areas:  

  • The origins of Continual Improvement, from Darwin to Deeming
  • The relationship between Continual and Continuous Improvement
  • How to select the best method to fit your business/personal model
  • The development of Kaizen and its pioneer protagonists
  • Applying the methods to existing work situations
  • Using CI to solve production and team issues
  • Turning a survival mentality into a mind-set of excellence
  • Applying the principles to group and individual development
 

Assessment

No formal assessment

Car Parking

Available on site

Refreshments

Buffet lunch and Teas / coffees provided.

Contact

To make a booking please complete the booking form and return to Emma Codd - emma@hgta.org