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April 2019

Thu 11
Introduction to Lean in HE (Equivalent to Yellow Belt Level) Finished 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Edmonton Room

The course is designed to give participants an overview of Lean six sigma thinking as applied within Higher Education, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to improve business processes.

Thu 18
Analysing Business Processes: Where Do I Start? new Finished 14:00 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This short session will provide an understanding of the principles, tools and techniques involved in Process Analysis with a view to improving business process effectiveness and efficiency. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice using the techniques that they learn via exercises designed to be enjoyable and thought provoking.

The course refers to the methodology used in conjunction with Triaster process mapping software available to users across the University of Cambridge.

May 2019

Wed 1
Introduction to Lean in HE (Equivalent to Yellow Belt Level) new Finished 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Edmonton Room

The course is designed to give participants an overview of Lean six sigma thinking as applied within Higher Education, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to improve business processes.

Thu 16
Analysing Business Processes: Where Do I Start? new Finished 14:00 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This short session will provide an understanding of the principles, tools and techniques involved in Process Analysis with a view to improving business process effectiveness and efficiency. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice using the techniques that they learn via exercises designed to be enjoyable and thought provoking.

The course refers to the methodology used in conjunction with Triaster process mapping software available to users across the University of Cambridge.

Thu 30
Introduction to Lean in HE (Equivalent to Yellow Belt Level) new Finished 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Edmonton Room

The course is designed to give participants an overview of Lean six sigma thinking as applied within Higher Education, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to improve business processes.

June 2019

Mon 10
Business Improvement at Cambridge - Knowledge Sharing Seminar 5 new Finished 12:15 - 13:45 Institute of Public Health, Large Seminar Room
  • Working towards her Lean Practioner accreditation Jo Milton (Medical Library) will outline her project which looks to improve processes surrounding the cataloguing of books received at the Medical Library
  • Linda Spinks will share a structured approach to improvement which is being applied as part of ourcambridge
  • There will be an opportunity to share experiences in an informal way over a cup of tea/coffee
Thu 27
Analysing Business Processes: Where Do I Start? new Finished 14:00 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Edmonton Room

This short session will provide an understanding of the principles, tools and techniques involved in Process Analysis with a view to improving business process effectiveness and efficiency. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice using the techniques that they learn via exercises designed to be enjoyable and thought provoking.

The course refers to the methodology used in conjunction with Triaster process mapping software available to users across the University of Cambridge.

July 2019

Mon 1
Lean Practitioner Course new charged (1 of 2) Finished 09:30 - 17:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Norwich Auditorium
  • This course has been commissioned by ourcambridge and is delivered by University of Winchester.
  • The course provides an accredited Lean Practitioner qualification. The course involves a 2-day face to face training session followed by completion of a 6-week project.
Tue 2
Lean Practitioner Course new charged (2 of 2) Finished 09:30 - 17:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Norwich Auditorium
  • This course has been commissioned by ourcambridge and is delivered by University of Winchester.
  • The course provides an accredited Lean Practitioner qualification. The course involves a 2-day face to face training session followed by completion of a 6-week project.
Wed 3
Introduction to Lean in HE: Making Improvements in the Workplace new (1 of 2) Finished 09:30 - 12:45 Greenwich House, Edmonton Room

The course is designed to give participants an overview of Lean thinking as applied within Higher Education, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to make improvements to processes. This session will focus on how to break down a problem and work towards a justifiable and confident decision to achieve the best outcome you can.

Introduction to Lean in HE: Making Improvements in the Workplace new (2 of 2) Finished 13:45 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Edmonton Room

The course is designed to give participants an overview of Lean thinking as applied within Higher Education, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to make improvements to processes. This session will focus on how to break down a problem and work towards a justifiable and confident decision to achieve the best outcome you can.

Wed 24
Analysing Business Processes: Where Do I Start? new Finished 14:00 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Edmonton Room

This short session will provide an understanding of the principles, tools and techniques involved in Process Analysis with a view to improving business process effectiveness and efficiency. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice using the techniques that they learn via exercises designed to be enjoyable and thought provoking.

The course refers to the methodology used in conjunction with Triaster process mapping software available to users across the University of Cambridge.

ourcambridge seminar: Engaging with Academics Effectively new Finished 15:00 - 16:00 Faculty of Classics

Speakers: Joanne Bishenden and Ian Matthias from PA Consulting Title: ourcambridge seminar: Engaging with Academics Effectively Wednesday 24 July 3-4pm Faculty of Classics, Lecture Theatre 1.02, Sidgwick Site

August 2019

Wed 14
Introduction to Lean in HE: Making Improvements in the Workplace Finished 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Edmonton Room

The course is designed to give participants an overview of Lean thinking as applied within Higher Education, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to make improvements to processes. This session will focus on how to break down a problem and work towards a justifiable and confident decision to achieve the best outcome you can.

September 2019

Wed 11
Analysing Business Processes: Where Do I Start? new Finished 14:00 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This short session will provide an understanding of the principles, tools and techniques involved in Process Analysis with a view to improving business process effectiveness and efficiency. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice using the techniques that they learn via exercises designed to be enjoyable and thought provoking.

The course refers to the methodology used in conjunction with Triaster process mapping software available to users across the University of Cambridge.

Tue 24
Introduction to Lean in HE: Making Improvements in the Workplace Finished 09:30 - 16:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Norwich Auditorium

The course is designed to give participants an overview of Lean thinking as applied within Higher Education, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to make improvements to processes. This session will focus on how to break down a problem and work towards a justifiable and confident decision to achieve the best outcome you can.

October 2019

Wed 16
Analysing Business Processes: Where Do I Start? new Finished 10:00 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This short session will provide an understanding of the principles, tools and techniques involved in Process Analysis with a view to improving business process effectiveness and efficiency. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice using the techniques that they learn via exercises designed to be enjoyable and thought provoking.

The course refers to the methodology used in conjunction with Triaster process mapping software available to users across the University of Cambridge.

Mon 21
ourcambridge seminar - Introducing Communities of Practice new Finished 13:30 - 15:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Norwich Auditorium

The seminar is being held in response to staff ideas submitted under the Supporting our Staff work stream. It is designed to introduce the concept of CoPs and will look at what they are and how they can support collaboration, communication, peer to peer support and career development. There will also be an opportunity to hear from UCL (University College London) and UIS (University Information Services) about how they have introduced CoPs and the benefits they have brought, plus their future plans.

Why attend? The seminar is an ideal opportunity for you to find out more about CoPs and discuss with your colleagues how they can support the work of our professional services staff. Your opinion really counts and we are very keen to hear your thoughts and ideas.

Thu 24
Introduction to Lean in HE: Making Improvements in the Workplace Finished 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

The course is designed to give participants an overview of Lean thinking as applied within Higher Education, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to make improvements to processes. This session will focus on how to break down a problem and work towards a justifiable and confident decision to achieve the best outcome you can.

November 2019

Tue 19
Analysing Business Processes: Where Do I Start? new Finished 14:00 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This short session will provide an understanding of the principles, tools and techniques involved in Process Analysis with a view to improving business process effectiveness and efficiency. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice using the techniques that they learn via exercises designed to be enjoyable and thought provoking.

The course refers to the methodology used in conjunction with Triaster process mapping software available to users across the University of Cambridge.

Thu 21
Introduction to Lean in HE: Making Improvements in the Workplace Finished 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

The course is designed to give participants an overview of Lean thinking as applied within Higher Education, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to make improvements to processes. This session will focus on how to break down a problem and work towards a justifiable and confident decision to achieve the best outcome you can.

December 2019

Thu 5
Business Improvement at Cambridge - Knowledge Sharing Seminar 6 new Finished 12:00 - 13:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Norwich Auditorium
  • Dan Ford and Elin Davies will share their "take aways" from the LeanHE England Event held in Cambridge on 4th September
  • There will be an open discussion about the shape and format of these seminars moving forward, including ideas for future content/speakers
  • There will be an opportunity for informal networking with other members of the Business Improvement at Cambridge community
Tue 17
Embedding professional services values workshop - and a festive celebration! new [Full] 10:00 - 17:00 Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall

Following the work under ourcambridge to produce a set of values for our professional services staff, we would like to invite you to take part in a workshop on how to embed those values within the University. You will also hear a series of short talks relating to ourcambridge from the following speakers:

  • Freya Villis (School of Humanities & Social Sciences)
  • Greg Strachan (Institute of Metabolic Science)
  • Stephen Kent-Taylor (Finance Division)
  • Emma Rampton (Registrary)
  • Gillian Weale (Department of Physics)
  • John Harding (Disability Resource Centre)

With the festive season fast approaching, which also sees the first anniversary of the ourcambridge programme, we will be offering some festive fare for you to enjoy - as well as giving you the opportunity to wear a Christmas jumper. How you interpret what constitutes a Christmas jumper is up to you!

Wed 18
Introduction to Lean in HE: Making Improvements in the Workplace [Full] 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

The course is designed to give participants an overview of Lean thinking as applied within Higher Education, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to make improvements to processes. This session will focus on how to break down a problem and work towards a justifiable and confident decision to achieve the best outcome you can.

January 2020

Tue 14
Analysing Business Processes: Where Do I Start? new [Places] 10:00 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This short session will provide an understanding of the principles, tools and techniques involved in Process Analysis with a view to improving business process effectiveness and efficiency. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice using the techniques that they learn via exercises designed to be enjoyable and thought provoking.

The course refers to the methodology used in conjunction with Triaster process mapping software available to users across the University of Cambridge.