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Analysing Business Processes: Where Do I Start? new Tue 18 Aug 2020   10:00 CANCELLED

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.

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.

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.
  • 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
Facilitation Skills for Continuous Improvement new Tue 25 Aug 2020   09:15 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.

What is Lean? new Self-taught Booking not required

This short video provides an overview of the history and high level principles of Lean as a process improvement methodology.

SIPOC training new Self-taught Booking not required

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

An introduction to the questioning techniques 5 Why's and 6 honest men which can be used to understand processes and why things happen in a particular way.

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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Tue 25 Aug 2020 10:00 [Full]
Tue 20 Oct 2020 10:00 [Places]
Tue 24 Nov 2020 10:00 [Places]
Tue 15 Dec 2020 10:00 [Places]
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.

Process Mapping and Analysis new Self-taught Booking not required

A short course explaining how we identify, map and analyse business processes at the University of Cambridge

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