Operational excellence

 

Operational excellence is about achieving continuous improvement in both tangible and intangible environments to reduce waste, improve processes and innovate.

There is a pressing need across all industries to ensure that they are operating effectively. Particularly for engineering-focused companies, implementing a successful approach within a complex technical environment can be difficult to achieve.

We understand that every organisation is different. Therefore, we offer a variety of courses that are designed to equip you with the relevant tools and knowledge to overcome a range of organisational issues.
 

 


  • Very good course, thought provoking on application to different parts of the organisation.

    Alastaire MooreToyota

  • OUR OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE COURSES

    • Lean Sigma overview

      Face-to-face only

      Appreciate the methods that improve product performance through systematically removing waste and reduction variation.

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    • 8D problem solving

      Virtual only

      Implement 8D methodology and problem-solving tools and apply it in a variety of scenarios to identify, correct and eliminate recurring problems.

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    • Lean Practitioner

      Face-to-face only

      Apply a proven long-term approach that aligns everything in your organisation to the delivery of increased customer value.

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    • Six Sigma Yellow Belt

      Face-to-face and virtual

      An overview of the tools and techniques for scoping, planning, managing risk, and delivering projects in an engineering environment.

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    • 21st Century TRIZ

      Face-to-face and virtual

      This course introduces a number of tools that enable you to uncover the most effective routes to practical engineering solutions, as well as the development of next-generation products.

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    • Root cause analysis

      Face-to-face and virtual

      Being able to solve problems as an engineer is important. This course looks at how to define a problem clearly before identifying the real issues behind the presented symptoms.

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    • Failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA)

      Face-to-face and virtual

      Develop the processes that fully satisfy customer requirements and prioritise actions to avoid potential failure in the design or manufacturing process.

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    • Statistical process control

      Face-to-face and virtual

      Gain a solid understanding of statistical process control (SPC) principles and methods, and apply appropriate SPC chart to your processes.

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    Train your team

    Tell us your team’s development needs and we’ll come to you with a specialised training programme, customised for your organisation.

    What options are available?

    • Off the shelf – we can deliver any of our training courses at your chosen location, providing you with a cost-effective and efficient solution
    • Tailored courses– our personalised programmes can help you work through issues specific to your team or sector and equip you with the practical tools you need to move forward
    • Blended programmes – we use a range of delivery methods, development subjects and performance resources to ensure your team have the knowledge and skills they need to help your business thrive

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    Offers and bundles

    We have a range of options to help you maximise your training budgets.

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    Some of the companies we've worked with

    • Alten
    • AMH Material Handling
    • Avara Foods
    • bmt
    • Bombardier
    • Bombardier
    • Gas Networks Ireland
    • International Nuclear Services
    • JCB
    • Martin Baker
    • National Composited Centre
    • Network Rail
    • Smurfit Kappa
    • sse

    Our training acumen

    • Over 25 years experience of delivering training
    • Designed by engineers for engineers
    • Seven locations across the UK
    • Tailored courses for your team, anywhere in the world
    • You come to us or we come to you
    • Online tools to improve the experience

    Average customer rating:

    4.75 out of 5

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