Continuous Improvement

Changes in our business environment seem to be happening more quickly as technology develops. The problem is that processes don’t always adapt as quickly.

This intensive one-day training course will look at what is meant by continuous improvement and how some simple techniques will help us review processes and look for better ways of working.

Course Dates:

15th Mar 2019 ( spaces available )

Course Length: 1 Day (9:30 - 17:15)

Course Costs:

Standard Price: £495 (+VAT)

Charity: £345 (+VAT)

Public Sector: £495 (+VAT)

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Course Location

Happy HQ, 3rd Floor, 9 Alie Street, London E1 8DE - or your workplace

What You Will Learn

This course is designed for team leaders and line managers who wish to develop effective methods for improving processes.

By the end of the course, learners will have developed an effective toolkit through practical exercises.

The course is supported with materials and shared resources.

Session 1: What is “continuous improvement”?

  • A brief history of time management
  • Toyota: the customer, kaizen and waste
  • Lean

Session 2: Building a process map

  • What goes into an effective process map
  • How to create one
  • Practical exercise on a process

Session 3: Value

  • Recognising waste in a process
  • Defining and looking for value
  • Practical exercise on a process

Session 4: Making it happen

  • Getting buy-in from a team
  • Changing the process mindset
  • Making improvement continuous
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Intensive Courses from Happy

Intensive courses have been created specifically for those who need to learn a great deal of content at a faster pace. Each one is focused on increasing your productivity, and building a substantial expertise in just a single day. These courses will be longer, faster and more intensive than a standard classroom course. If you can keep up, the rewards will definitely be worth the effort.


SMALL PRINT

The course runs 9:30am to 5:15pm (light cold buffet 1pm to 1:45pm). Please be careful to arrive by 9:15am for registration and refreshments. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals. If you arrive over 20 minutes late you may be asked to leave and attend another day.

Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions before booking for our payment terms and cancellation policy.


THE HAPPY GUARANTEE

We want everyone to go away from our courses feeling as though they have learnt useful, practical skills that they can use straight away when they go back to work.

If you don’t feel that your training has been useful or if you are unhappy in any way, please just get in touch with our Customer Services team within 30 days of the course. We will be happy to offer you additional support and training free of charge to help you to gain the skills you need, or if you’d prefer, a full refund.

Your Course Trainer

Mike Barron

Mike Barron

Mike has worked for 20 years in private and public sectors as a facilitator, coach and IT / soft skills trainer. He specialises in project management, Lean and MS Project training and consultancy.

One of Happy's lead trainers, he will make sure your learning experience will be challenging, engaging and transformative.