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Eliminate Defects and Waste in Your Business Processes - 5 Courses in this Bundle

  1.  Six Sigma and Lean Process

  2.  Project Management

  3.  Supply Chain Management

  4.  Creative Problem Solving

  5.  High Performance Teams Inside the Company

1. Six Sigma and Lean Process: Eliminate Defects and Waste in Your Business Processes

Six Sigma is a data-driven approach for eliminating defects and waste in any business process. You can compare Six Sigma with turning your water faucet and experiencing the flow of clean, clear water. Reliable systems are in place to purify, treat, and pressure the water through the faucet. That is what Six Sigma does to business: it treats the processes in business so that they deliver their intended result.

Our Lean Process And Six Sigma course will provide an introduction to this way of thinking that has changed so many corporations in the world. This course will give you an overview of the Six Sigma methodology, and some of the tools required to deploy Six Sigma in own organizations.

By the end of this Six Sigma and Lean Process Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Develop a 360 degree view of Six Sigma and how it can be implemented in any organization
  • Identify the fundamentals of lean manufacturing, lean enterprise and lean principles
  • Describe the key dimensions of quality - product features and freedom from deficiencies
  • Develop attributes and value according to the Kano Model
  • Understand how products and services that have the right features and are free from deficiencies can promote customer satisfaction and attract and retain new customers
  • Describe what is required to regulate a process
  • Give examples of how poor quality affects operating expenses in the areas of appraisal, inspection costs, internal failure costs and external failure costs
  • Using basic techniques such as DMAIC and how to identify Six Sigma Projects
  • Use specific criteria to evaluate a project
  • Discover root causes of a problem
  • Design and install new controls to hold the gains and to prevent the problem from returning

2. Project Management: Being Able to Manage Projects is Important in Getting Things Done

In the past few decades, organizations have discovered something incredible: principles that have been used to create enormous successes in large projects can be applied to projects of any size to create amazing success. As a result, many employees are expected to understand project management techniques and how to apply them to projects of any size.

This Project Management Online Short Course will give you an overview of the entire project management process, as well as key project management tools that they can use every day.

By the end of this Project Management Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define projects, project management, and project managers
  • Identify the five process groups and nine knowledge areas as defined by the PMI
  • Describe the triple constraint
  • Perform a project needs assessment and write goals, requirements and deliverables
  • Create key project documents, including the statement of work, project planning worksheet, and project charter
  • Build a project schedule by estimating time, cost and resources
  • Understand and use the work breakdown structure
  • Create project  planning documents, such as a schedule, risk management plan, and communication plan
  • Use planning tools, including the Gantt chart, network diagram, and RACI chart
  • Establish and use baselines
  • Monitor and maintain the project
  • Perform basic management tasks, including leading status meetings and ensuring all documents are complete at the end of the project

3. Supply Chain Management: Effectively Manage Product Distribution & Achieve Customer Satisfaction

Learn how to develop and implement effective supply chain management systems that improve performance, lowers costs and achieves customer satisfaction.

Supply Chain Management improves the coordination and relationship between Suppliers, Producers, and Customers. It must be kept at a high level of organization to be successful in today's global economy. Goods and services are now pieced together from all over the world, and this process can be hectic and complicated if not managed correctly.

With Supply Chain Management your company and employees will be on target to lower costs, improving efficiency, and increase customer satisfaction. This course will provide your employees with the understanding of how Supply Chain Management can improve and help almost any type of business.

This Supply Chain Management Online Short Course course has been carefully designed to help you better understand the systems and concepts of supply chain management.

By the end of this Certificate In Supply Chain Management Course, you will be able to:

  • Identify how supply chain management relates to customer satisfaction, improving performance, lowering costs and product development
  • Define the terms procurement, upstream and downstream, raw material, forecasting, carrying cost, inventory, order generation, order taking, order fulfillment and returns management
  • Understand the levels of supply chain management and their effects strategic, tactical and operational
  • Comprehend the flows of supply chain management and data warehouses, product flow, information flow and finances flow
  • Take a look at inventory management
  • Study supply chain groups
  • Review tracking and monitoring methods
  • Examine supply chain event management

4. Creative Problem Solving: Solve Problems Quickly and Easily

In the past few decades, psychologists and business people alike have discovered that successful problem solvers tend to use the same type of process to identify and implement the solutions to their problems. This process works for any kind of problem, large or small.

This course will give you an overview of the entire creative problem solving process, as well as key problem solving tools that you can use every day.

By the end of this Creative Problem Solving Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand problems and the creative problem solving process
  • Identify types of information to gather and key questions to ask in problem solving
  • Identify the importance of defining a problem correctly
  • Identify and use four different problem definition tools
  • Write concrete problem statements
  • Use basic brainstorming tools to generate ideas for solutions
  • Use idea generating tools, such as affinity diagrams, word chaining, the box method, the six thinking hats, and the blink method
  • Evaluate potential solutions against criteria, including cost/benefit analysis and group voting
  • Perform a final analysis to select a solution
  • Understand the roles that fact and intuition play in selecting a solution
  • Understand the need to refine the shortlist and re-refine it
  • Understand how to identify the tasks and resources necessary to implement solutions
  • Evaluate and adapt solutions to reality
  • Follow up with solution implementation to celebrate successes and identify improvements

5. High Performance Teams Inside the Company: Create High Performance Teams That Will Lead to Optimum Productivity

High Performance Teams (Non-remote Workers) are organizations, teams or groups working inside an office environmentthat are focused on achieving the same goals.

Developing high performing teams instills intrinsic motivation within employees. They find meaning in their work, and this satisfies them more than extrinsic motivators such as commissions. When employees are intrinsically motivated at work, they are less likely to leave the organization. Satisfied employees are loyal, and loyalty reduces turnover. It ensures that only qualified employees staff the organization. Success is assured when qualified employees have a genuine interest in the success of the business.

With our High Performance Teams (Non -remote Workers) Course, you will begin to see how important it is to develop a core set of high performance skills while working in an office locale. By knowing and managing the way people interact in an office setting, you will be positioning your high performance teams for great success!

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the benefits of high performance teams
  • Address challenges
  • Conduct effective meetings
  • Be able to see the big picture
  • Work collaboratively
  • Adequately praise team members

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

For comprehensive information on units of study click the units of study tab above.

This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen your training skills and learn what it takes to create your own success with Courses For Success Today!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course
  3. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  4. Study as many courses as you want
  5. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  6. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  7. Certificates 

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

The Six Sigma and Lean Process 5 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate In Six Sigma and Lean Process

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Understanding Lean

  • About six sigma
  • About lean
  • History behind lean
  • Toyota production systems
  • The toyota precepts

Module Three - Liker's Toyota Way

  • Philosophy
  • Process
  • People and partners
  • Problem solving

Module Four - The TPS House

  • The goals of TPS
  • The first pillar - Just in time (JIT)
  • The second pillar - Jidoka (Error-free production)
  • Kaizen (Continuous improvement)
  • The foundation of the house

Module Five - The Five Principles of Lean Business

  • Value
  • Value Stream
  • Flow
  • Pull
  • Seek perfection

Module Six - The First Improvement Concept (Value)

  • Basic characteristics
  • Satisfiers
  • Delighters
  • Applying the Kano model

Module Seven - The Second Improvement Concept (Waste)

  • Muda
  • Mura
  • Muri
  • The new wasters

Module Eight - The Third Improvement Concept (Variation)

  • Common cause
  • Special cause
  • Tampering
  • Structural

Module Nine - The Fourth Improvement Concept (Complexity)

  • What is complexity?
  • What causes complexity?
  • How to simplify?

Module Ten - The Fifth Improvement Concept (Continuous Improvement)

  • The PDSA cycle (Plan, Do, Study, Act)
  • The DMAIC method

Module Eleven - The Improvement Toolkit

  • Gemba
  • Genchi Genbutsu
  • Womack's Principle
  • Kaizen
  • A roadmap for implementation

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Certificate In Project Management

Module One - Getting Study

Module Two - Key Concepts (Part 1)

  • What is a project?
  • What is project management?
  • What is a project manager?

Module Three - Key Concepts (Part 2)

  • About the Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • About the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • The five process groups
  • The nine knowledge areas
  • The triple contraint

Module Four - Initiation (Part 1)

  • Identifying your Stakeholders
  • Assessing Needs and Wants
  • Setting a SMART project goal
  • Creating requirements and deliverables

Module Five - Initiation (Part 2)

  • Creating a statement of work
  • Completing the project planning worksheet
  • Completing the project charter

Module Six - Planning (Part 1)

  • Managing expectations
  • Creating a task list
  • Estimating time
  • Estimating resources
  • Estimating costs

Module Seven - Planning (Part 2)

  • Building the work breadkdown structure
  • Creating the schedule
  • Creating a risk management plan
  • Creating a communication plan

Module Eight - Planning Tools

  • The Gantt Chart
  • The Network Diagram
  • Using a RACI Chart
  • Going the extra mile: Microsoft Project

Module Nine - Executing the Project

  • Establishing baselines
  • Monitoring project progress
  • Triple constraint reduction methods

Module Ten - Maintaining and Controlling the Project

  • Making the most of status updates
  • Managing change
  • Monitoring risks

Module Eleven - Closing Out

  • Preparing for closeout
  • Celebrating successes
  • Learning from project challenges
  • Scope verification
  • A final to-do list

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 3 - Certificate In Supply Chain Management

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Why Supply Chain Management?

  • Customer satisfaction
  • Improving performance
  • Lowering costs
  • Product development

Module Three - Key Terms (Part 1)

  • Procurement
  • Upstream and downstream
  • Raw material
  • Forecasting
  • Carrying cost

Module Four - Key Terms (Part 2)

  • Inventory
  • Oder generation
  • Order taking
  • Order fulfillment
  • Returns management

Module Five - Three Levels of Supply Chain Management

  • Strategic level
  • Tactical level
  • Operational level
  • Bullwhip effect

Module Six - Five Stages of Supply Chain Management

  • Plan
  • Source
  • Make
  • Deliver
  • Return

Module Seven - The Flows of Supply Chain Management

  • The product flow
  • The information flow
  • The finances flow
  • Data warehouses

Module Eight - Inventory Management

  • Levels of inventory
  • Just-in-time inventory
  • Keeping accurate records
  • Inventory calculator

Module Nine - Supply Chain Groups

  • The suppliers
  • The producers
  • The customers
  • The customer's customers

Module Ten - Tracking and Monitoring

  • Dashboard
  • RFID's
  • Alert generation
  • Stock keeping unit (SKU)

Module Eleven - Supply Chain Event Management

  • Inventory alerts
  • Supplier alerts
  • Bottlenecking
  • Being proactive

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 4 - Certificate In Creative Problem Solving

Section One: Getting Started

  • Objectives
  • Action Plans

Section Two: The Problem Solving Method

  • What is a Problem
  • What is Creative Problem Solving?
  • What are the Steps for Creative Solving?

Section Three: Gathering Information

  • Understanding Types of Information
  • Identifying Key Questions
  • Methods for Information Gathering

Section Four: Problem Definition

  • Defining the Problem
  • Determining Where the Problem Originated
  • Defining Present State and Desired States
  • Stating and Restating the Problem
  • Analyzing the Problem
  • Writing the Problem Statement

Section Five: Getting Prepared to Brainstorming

  • Identifying Mental Blocks
  • Removing Mental Blocks
  • Stimulating Creativity

Section Six: Generating Solutions, Part One

  • Brainstorming Rules (Key to Success)
  • Basic Brainstorming
  • Brainwriting and Mind Mapping
  • Brainwriting
  • Mind Mapping

Section Seven: Generating Solutions, Part Two

  • The Morphological Matrix
  • The Six Thinking Hats

Section Eight: Analyzing Solutions

  • Developing Criteria
  • Analyzing Wants and Needs
  • Using Cost/Benefit Analysis

Section Nine: Selecting a Solution

  • Final Analysis
  • Paired Comparison Analysis
  • Analyzing Potential Problems
  • Analyzing Potential Problems

Section Ten: Planning Your Next Steps

  • Lesson One: Identifying Tasks
  • Identifying Resources
  • Implementing, Evaluating, and Adapting

Section Eleven: Lessons Learned

  • Planning the Follow-Up Meeting
  • Celebrating Successes
  • Identifying Improvements

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 5 - Certificate In High Performance Team Inside the Company

Module One: Getting Started

  • Course Objectives 

Module Two: The Benefits of High Performance Teams

  • Creates Loyalty
  • Optimum Productivity 
  • Collaboration 
  • Creates Visibility 

Module Three: Challenges of High Performance Teams

  • Can Create Competition 
  • High Turnover Rate 
  • Negative Focus on Productivity 
  • Fear of Failure 

Module Four: How to Build and Lead High Performance Teams

  • Promote Understanding 
  • Provide Adequate Knowledge 
  • Facilitate Effective Interaction 
  • Conduct Effective Meetings

Module Five: Characteristics of High Performance Teams

  • Understand the Big Picture 
  • Have Common Goals 
  • Work Collaboratively 
  • Produce Quality Results 

Module Six: Roles of an Effective Team Leader

  • Provides Adequate Training 
  • Timely, Constructive Feedback
  • Views Mistakes as Opportunities 
  • Environment of Problem-solving 

Module Seven: Leading High Performance Teams (I)

  • Vision 
  • Patience 
  • Humility 
  • Humor 

Module Eight: Leading High Performance Teams (II)

  • Courage 
  • Compliance 
  • Tolerance 
  • Gratitude 

Module Nine: Ideas for Motivating High Performance Teams

  • Let Employees Be Idealists 
  • No Negative Criticism 
  • Give Ample Praise 
  • Have Lunch with Each Employee 

Module Ten: Steps to Retaining High Performers

  • Give Them Visibility 
  • Keep Them Entertained 
  • Reward Them 
  • Provide Them with Mentors 

Module Eleven: Augmenting Team Performance

  • Authority 
  • Ask Questions 
  • Quickly Resolve Differences 
  • Practice Unanimity 

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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31 May 2019 11:25:14 AM

Good introduction to the six sigma and lean philosophy. I am now interested to learn more

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I really enjoyed the course. I found it very interesting and the course material was very easy to understand.

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Eliminate Defects and Waste in Your Business Processes - 5 Courses in this Bundle

  1.  Six Sigma and Lean Process

  2.  Project Management

  3.  Supply Chain Management

  4.  Creative Problem Solving

  5.  High Performance Teams Inside the Company

1. Six Sigma and Lean Process: Eliminate Defects and Waste in Your Business Processes

Six Sigma is a data-driven approach for eliminating defects and waste in any business process. You can compare Six Sigma with turning your water faucet and experiencing the flow of clean, clear water. Reliable systems are in place to purify, treat, and pressure the water through the faucet. That is what Six Sigma does to business: it treats the processes in business so that they deliver their intended result.

Our Lean Process And Six Sigma course will provide an introduction to this way of thinking that has changed so many corporations in the world. This course will give you an overview of the Six Sigma methodology, and some of the tools required to deploy Six Sigma in own organizations.

By the end of this Six Sigma and Lean Process Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Develop a 360 degree view of Six Sigma and how it can be implemented in any organization
  • Identify the fundamentals of lean manufacturing, lean enterprise and lean principles
  • Describe the key dimensions of quality - product features and freedom from deficiencies
  • Develop attributes and value according to the Kano Model
  • Understand how products and services that have the right features and are free from deficiencies can promote customer satisfaction and attract and retain new customers
  • Describe what is required to regulate a process
  • Give examples of how poor quality affects operating expenses in the areas of appraisal, inspection costs, internal failure costs and external failure costs
  • Using basic techniques such as DMAIC and how to identify Six Sigma Projects
  • Use specific criteria to evaluate a project
  • Discover root causes of a problem
  • Design and install new controls to hold the gains and to prevent the problem from returning

2. Project Management: Being Able to Manage Projects is Important in Getting Things Done

In the past few decades, organizations have discovered something incredible: principles that have been used to create enormous successes in large projects can be applied to projects of any size to create amazing success. As a result, many employees are expected to understand project management techniques and how to apply them to projects of any size.

This Project Management Online Short Course will give you an overview of the entire project management process, as well as key project management tools that they can use every day.

By the end of this Project Management Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define projects, project management, and project managers
  • Identify the five process groups and nine knowledge areas as defined by the PMI
  • Describe the triple constraint
  • Perform a project needs assessment and write goals, requirements and deliverables
  • Create key project documents, including the statement of work, project planning worksheet, and project charter
  • Build a project schedule by estimating time, cost and resources
  • Understand and use the work breakdown structure
  • Create project  planning documents, such as a schedule, risk management plan, and communication plan
  • Use planning tools, including the Gantt chart, network diagram, and RACI chart
  • Establish and use baselines
  • Monitor and maintain the project
  • Perform basic management tasks, including leading status meetings and ensuring all documents are complete at the end of the project

3. Supply Chain Management: Effectively Manage Product Distribution & Achieve Customer Satisfaction

Learn how to develop and implement effective supply chain management systems that improve performance, lowers costs and achieves customer satisfaction.

Supply Chain Management improves the coordination and relationship between Suppliers, Producers, and Customers. It must be kept at a high level of organization to be successful in today's global economy. Goods and services are now pieced together from all over the world, and this process can be hectic and complicated if not managed correctly.

With Supply Chain Management your company and employees will be on target to lower costs, improving efficiency, and increase customer satisfaction. This course will provide your employees with the understanding of how Supply Chain Management can improve and help almost any type of business.

This Supply Chain Management Online Short Course course has been carefully designed to help you better understand the systems and concepts of supply chain management.

By the end of this Certificate In Supply Chain Management Course, you will be able to:

  • Identify how supply chain management relates to customer satisfaction, improving performance, lowering costs and product development
  • Define the terms procurement, upstream and downstream, raw material, forecasting, carrying cost, inventory, order generation, order taking, order fulfillment and returns management
  • Understand the levels of supply chain management and their effects strategic, tactical and operational
  • Comprehend the flows of supply chain management and data warehouses, product flow, information flow and finances flow
  • Take a look at inventory management
  • Study supply chain groups
  • Review tracking and monitoring methods
  • Examine supply chain event management

4. Creative Problem Solving: Solve Problems Quickly and Easily

In the past few decades, psychologists and business people alike have discovered that successful problem solvers tend to use the same type of process to identify and implement the solutions to their problems. This process works for any kind of problem, large or small.

This course will give you an overview of the entire creative problem solving process, as well as key problem solving tools that you can use every day.

By the end of this Creative Problem Solving Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand problems and the creative problem solving process
  • Identify types of information to gather and key questions to ask in problem solving
  • Identify the importance of defining a problem correctly
  • Identify and use four different problem definition tools
  • Write concrete problem statements
  • Use basic brainstorming tools to generate ideas for solutions
  • Use idea generating tools, such as affinity diagrams, word chaining, the box method, the six thinking hats, and the blink method
  • Evaluate potential solutions against criteria, including cost/benefit analysis and group voting
  • Perform a final analysis to select a solution
  • Understand the roles that fact and intuition play in selecting a solution
  • Understand the need to refine the shortlist and re-refine it
  • Understand how to identify the tasks and resources necessary to implement solutions
  • Evaluate and adapt solutions to reality
  • Follow up with solution implementation to celebrate successes and identify improvements

5. High Performance Teams Inside the Company: Create High Performance Teams That Will Lead to Optimum Productivity

High Performance Teams (Non-remote Workers) are organizations, teams or groups working inside an office environmentthat are focused on achieving the same goals.

Developing high performing teams instills intrinsic motivation within employees. They find meaning in their work, and this satisfies them more than extrinsic motivators such as commissions. When employees are intrinsically motivated at work, they are less likely to leave the organization. Satisfied employees are loyal, and loyalty reduces turnover. It ensures that only qualified employees staff the organization. Success is assured when qualified employees have a genuine interest in the success of the business.

With our High Performance Teams (Non -remote Workers) Course, you will begin to see how important it is to develop a core set of high performance skills while working in an office locale. By knowing and managing the way people interact in an office setting, you will be positioning your high performance teams for great success!

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the benefits of high performance teams
  • Address challenges
  • Conduct effective meetings
  • Be able to see the big picture
  • Work collaboratively
  • Adequately praise team members

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

For comprehensive information on units of study click the units of study tab above.

This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen your training skills and learn what it takes to create your own success with Courses For Success Today!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course
  3. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  4. Study as many courses as you want
  5. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  6. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  7. Certificates 

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

The Six Sigma and Lean Process 5 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate In Six Sigma and Lean Process

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Understanding Lean

  • About six sigma
  • About lean
  • History behind lean
  • Toyota production systems
  • The toyota precepts

Module Three - Liker's Toyota Way

  • Philosophy
  • Process
  • People and partners
  • Problem solving

Module Four - The TPS House

  • The goals of TPS
  • The first pillar - Just in time (JIT)
  • The second pillar - Jidoka (Error-free production)
  • Kaizen (Continuous improvement)
  • The foundation of the house

Module Five - The Five Principles of Lean Business

  • Value
  • Value Stream
  • Flow
  • Pull
  • Seek perfection

Module Six - The First Improvement Concept (Value)

  • Basic characteristics
  • Satisfiers
  • Delighters
  • Applying the Kano model

Module Seven - The Second Improvement Concept (Waste)

  • Muda
  • Mura
  • Muri
  • The new wasters

Module Eight - The Third Improvement Concept (Variation)

  • Common cause
  • Special cause
  • Tampering
  • Structural

Module Nine - The Fourth Improvement Concept (Complexity)

  • What is complexity?
  • What causes complexity?
  • How to simplify?

Module Ten - The Fifth Improvement Concept (Continuous Improvement)

  • The PDSA cycle (Plan, Do, Study, Act)
  • The DMAIC method

Module Eleven - The Improvement Toolkit

  • Gemba
  • Genchi Genbutsu
  • Womack's Principle
  • Kaizen
  • A roadmap for implementation

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Certificate In Project Management

Module One - Getting Study

Module Two - Key Concepts (Part 1)

  • What is a project?
  • What is project management?
  • What is a project manager?

Module Three - Key Concepts (Part 2)

  • About the Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • About the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • The five process groups
  • The nine knowledge areas
  • The triple contraint

Module Four - Initiation (Part 1)

  • Identifying your Stakeholders
  • Assessing Needs and Wants
  • Setting a SMART project goal
  • Creating requirements and deliverables

Module Five - Initiation (Part 2)

  • Creating a statement of work
  • Completing the project planning worksheet
  • Completing the project charter

Module Six - Planning (Part 1)

  • Managing expectations
  • Creating a task list
  • Estimating time
  • Estimating resources
  • Estimating costs

Module Seven - Planning (Part 2)

  • Building the work breadkdown structure
  • Creating the schedule
  • Creating a risk management plan
  • Creating a communication plan

Module Eight - Planning Tools

  • The Gantt Chart
  • The Network Diagram
  • Using a RACI Chart
  • Going the extra mile: Microsoft Project

Module Nine - Executing the Project

  • Establishing baselines
  • Monitoring project progress
  • Triple constraint reduction methods

Module Ten - Maintaining and Controlling the Project

  • Making the most of status updates
  • Managing change
  • Monitoring risks

Module Eleven - Closing Out

  • Preparing for closeout
  • Celebrating successes
  • Learning from project challenges
  • Scope verification
  • A final to-do list

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 3 - Certificate In Supply Chain Management

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Why Supply Chain Management?

  • Customer satisfaction
  • Improving performance
  • Lowering costs
  • Product development

Module Three - Key Terms (Part 1)

  • Procurement
  • Upstream and downstream
  • Raw material
  • Forecasting
  • Carrying cost

Module Four - Key Terms (Part 2)

  • Inventory
  • Oder generation
  • Order taking
  • Order fulfillment
  • Returns management

Module Five - Three Levels of Supply Chain Management

  • Strategic level
  • Tactical level
  • Operational level
  • Bullwhip effect

Module Six - Five Stages of Supply Chain Management

  • Plan
  • Source
  • Make
  • Deliver
  • Return

Module Seven - The Flows of Supply Chain Management

  • The product flow
  • The information flow
  • The finances flow
  • Data warehouses

Module Eight - Inventory Management

  • Levels of inventory
  • Just-in-time inventory
  • Keeping accurate records
  • Inventory calculator

Module Nine - Supply Chain Groups

  • The suppliers
  • The producers
  • The customers
  • The customer's customers

Module Ten - Tracking and Monitoring

  • Dashboard
  • RFID's
  • Alert generation
  • Stock keeping unit (SKU)

Module Eleven - Supply Chain Event Management

  • Inventory alerts
  • Supplier alerts
  • Bottlenecking
  • Being proactive

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 4 - Certificate In Creative Problem Solving

Section One: Getting Started

  • Objectives
  • Action Plans

Section Two: The Problem Solving Method

  • What is a Problem
  • What is Creative Problem Solving?
  • What are the Steps for Creative Solving?

Section Three: Gathering Information

  • Understanding Types of Information
  • Identifying Key Questions
  • Methods for Information Gathering

Section Four: Problem Definition

  • Defining the Problem
  • Determining Where the Problem Originated
  • Defining Present State and Desired States
  • Stating and Restating the Problem
  • Analyzing the Problem
  • Writing the Problem Statement

Section Five: Getting Prepared to Brainstorming

  • Identifying Mental Blocks
  • Removing Mental Blocks
  • Stimulating Creativity

Section Six: Generating Solutions, Part One

  • Brainstorming Rules (Key to Success)
  • Basic Brainstorming
  • Brainwriting and Mind Mapping
  • Brainwriting
  • Mind Mapping

Section Seven: Generating Solutions, Part Two

  • The Morphological Matrix
  • The Six Thinking Hats

Section Eight: Analyzing Solutions

  • Developing Criteria
  • Analyzing Wants and Needs
  • Using Cost/Benefit Analysis

Section Nine: Selecting a Solution

  • Final Analysis
  • Paired Comparison Analysis
  • Analyzing Potential Problems
  • Analyzing Potential Problems

Section Ten: Planning Your Next Steps

  • Lesson One: Identifying Tasks
  • Identifying Resources
  • Implementing, Evaluating, and Adapting

Section Eleven: Lessons Learned

  • Planning the Follow-Up Meeting
  • Celebrating Successes
  • Identifying Improvements

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 5 - Certificate In High Performance Team Inside the Company

Module One: Getting Started

  • Course Objectives 

Module Two: The Benefits of High Performance Teams

  • Creates Loyalty
  • Optimum Productivity 
  • Collaboration 
  • Creates Visibility 

Module Three: Challenges of High Performance Teams

  • Can Create Competition 
  • High Turnover Rate 
  • Negative Focus on Productivity 
  • Fear of Failure 

Module Four: How to Build and Lead High Performance Teams

  • Promote Understanding 
  • Provide Adequate Knowledge 
  • Facilitate Effective Interaction 
  • Conduct Effective Meetings

Module Five: Characteristics of High Performance Teams

  • Understand the Big Picture 
  • Have Common Goals 
  • Work Collaboratively 
  • Produce Quality Results 

Module Six: Roles of an Effective Team Leader

  • Provides Adequate Training 
  • Timely, Constructive Feedback
  • Views Mistakes as Opportunities 
  • Environment of Problem-solving 

Module Seven: Leading High Performance Teams (I)

  • Vision 
  • Patience 
  • Humility 
  • Humor 

Module Eight: Leading High Performance Teams (II)

  • Courage 
  • Compliance 
  • Tolerance 
  • Gratitude 

Module Nine: Ideas for Motivating High Performance Teams

  • Let Employees Be Idealists 
  • No Negative Criticism 
  • Give Ample Praise 
  • Have Lunch with Each Employee 

Module Ten: Steps to Retaining High Performers

  • Give Them Visibility 
  • Keep Them Entertained 
  • Reward Them 
  • Provide Them with Mentors 

Module Eleven: Augmenting Team Performance

  • Authority 
  • Ask Questions 
  • Quickly Resolve Differences 
  • Practice Unanimity 

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course ID No.: 020LPAS5CB
Delivery Mode: Online
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