Course details

Start date

Please enquire for details of our new operations and supply chain courses

Mode of study

Self-guided online learning

Course description

Improved customer satisfaction, increased staff engagement, reduced costs, effective stakeholder management, enhanced problem solving capability and data-driven decision making are just some of the benefits you’ll experience from this short course.

This is the course for you if you have experienced any of the following problems within your organisation:

What is Lean?

Originating from within the manufacturing industry, Lean helps to minimise waste and maximise productivity within an organisation.

The methodology focusses on the total life-cycle of a product or service from raw material through to customer use and disposal. Processes are reviewed to identify where value is added and where wasteful steps (features, materials or finished stock storage, activity, movement) could be removed.

Learning outcomes

The course has three specific aims:

1. To show you how to reduce your lead times

2. Give you the ability to review and improve your quality, costs and delivery

3. Look at ways to release additional production capacity

The course covers the following:

How to apply

To book your place or for more information, please contact our Business Gateway.

E: businessgateway@derby.ac.uk
T: 0800 001 5500