|Start Date:||Duration:||Level:||Study mode:||Course location:||Course Type:|
|Flexible||16 weeks||Level 2||Distance Learning||Distance Learning||Skills & Qualifications|
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.
|Study level||Cost||Additional fees|
|19+||FREE *subject to eligibility checks||You will need to provide your own stationery.|
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.
After successfully completing the course candidates will be able to further their own continuous professional development, which may improve their career prospects or progress to further training. You could also progress on to further study in the field or other Distance Learning programmes.
This qualification could assist in gaining the following employment opportunities and potential salaries:
Business Manager – £26, 000 per annum
Team Leader – £25,000 per annum
Progression to other college provision – Business Administration, Team Leading, Customer Service, Event Planning, Leadership and Management
We are the largest further education provider in Northumberland with campuses throughout the county.
Our student transport scheme is available for eligible students to make getting to and from college as easy as possible.
Our extensive re-development programme will create outstanding new facilities.