How do organizations improve productivity? What is productivity to start with? This course presents best practices on how to boost productivity by focusing on quality and cost saving initiatives. In this course we will share best practices and tools from organizations that implemented quality methodologies to improve their processes and achieve faster cycle times, lesser defects and simplified operations. Participants will also learn how to apply these practices in their organizations and understand how to manage change. They will master the skills to leverage the existing culture to their advantage by creating a solid platform and moving the organization into a new mindset. This course is critical for every organization aiming to save cost and become more efficient and productive.
This course relies on the use of exercises and workshops to engage participants and help them learn new concepts and practices. Group and plenary discussions will be used and participants will be required to debate and present their findings. In addition, videos with different case studies will be presented.
Managers, supervisors and all those who are responsible for, or indirectly involved in, a cost or profit center or a quality improvement function.