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8 Wastes new Self-taught Booking not required

An introduction to the 8 Wastes (Lean methodology), and how to spot hidden waste in your own processes.

SIPOC training new Self-taught Booking not required

A short how-to guide to creating and using SIPOC analysis in process improvement

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.

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Date Availability
Tue 18 Aug 2020 10:00 CANCELLED
  • 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
Effective Meetings: Focus Groups new Fri 5 Jun 2020   14:00 Finished

This focus group provides an opportunity for you to support the ourcambridge team and contribute to the delivery of more effective and efficient meetings across the University.

Are you fed up with ineffective meetings? Or, are you already approaching meetings in an innovative way? The ourcambridge team would love your input, which will help to shape the guidance and toolkit we are producing.

The focus group will be formed of 6 colleagues using Microsoft Teams to discuss and answer a short series of questions centred around effective meetings and the guidance produced.

5S is defined as a methodology that results in a workplace that is clean, uncluttered, safe, and well organized to help reduce waste and optimize productivity. It's designed to help build a quality work environment, both physically and mentally.

This short virtual session looks at the Lean 5S tool as a way of organising workspace and how this can help wellbeing. It also draws comparisons with the Marie Kondo tidying method.

In preparation for the session, please take a photograph of something that makes you happy.

You will receive joining instructions a few days before the session with instructions on where to upload your photographs.

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Date Availability
Tue 21 Jul 2020 10:00 [Full]
Tue 22 Sep 2020 10:00 [Places]
Tue 20 Oct 2020 10:00 [Places]
Tue 24 Nov 2020 10:00 [Places]
Tue 15 Dec 2020 10:00 [Places]
Facilitation Skills for Continuous Improvement new Thu 30 Jul 2020   09:15   [More dates...] CANCELLED

This course is designed to help delegates plan and deliver process improvement workshops and is complementary to other courses within the Business Improvement theme.

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Date Availability
Tue 25 Aug 2020 09:15 CANCELLED

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.

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Date Availability
Wed 19 Aug 2020 09:30 CANCELLED
Lean Practitioner Course new charged Mon 17 Feb 2020   09:30 Finished
  • This course has been commissioned by ourcambridge and is delivered by a third party company.
  • 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.
LiL: Remote Working Self-taught Booking not required

A curated learning path on working remotely. For more resources see the University of Cambridge's LinkedIn Learning Hub.

The course can be accessed here.

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