Level 2 Certificate in Lean Organisation Management Techniques

The Level 2 Certificate in Lean Organisation Management Techniques qualification is aimed at team leaders and/or project managers wanting to improve business performance through continuous professional development of employees and their skill set. Learners will develop an understanding of lean organisation techniques in business, develop their knowledge and understanding of business improvement tools and techniques and understand what makes and effective team including how to handle conflict.

Course Duration: 9 weeks
Course Level: Level 2
Course Fees: Free

This course is currently being subsidised by the college and is, therefore, free of charge at present UNLESS you fail to complete it; in which case you will be liable to pay £85 to cover the cost of materials and administration plus any registration costs that may have been incurred.
Courses are fully funded for people who have lived in England for the past three years and are classed as “home fee paying students”, are aged 19 yrs or over and are not currently accessing any other government funding.
Please note there is a non-completion fee of £85 if you have to be withdrawn from the course.

You will learn about the characteristics of an effective team and the benefits and drawbacks of different team structures. You will also learn about how to improve the effectiveness of team working and the role of the team leader. You will also learn about the main Kaizen principles and their application, the concept of a lean environment and techniques for implementing business improvement.

Unit 1 Working in Business Teams

  • Understand what makes an effective team
  • Be able to work effectively in a team
  • Understand the role of the team leader

Unit 2 Lean Organisation Techniques in Business

  • Understand the concept of a lean environment
  • Be able to implement the productivity needs analysis
  • Be able to produce a process map

Unit 3 Business Improvement Tools and Techniques

  • Know about continuous improvement techniques (Kaizen)
  • Understand the principles and techniques of workplace organisation
  • Be able to use visual indicators to improve the work environment
  • Know ways to eliminate variance from processes in the workplace.

Although there are no formal entry requirements for this course due to the nature and course delivery of distance you must be able to produce evidence of a minimum of a level 1 (GCSE Grade D) qualification in English literacy or a higher level qualification.

If you are between 19 and 23 yrs of age you must also have already achieved a full level 2 qualification ie the equivalent of 5 GCSE Grades A- C

If you are unsure of your level of literacy please read the instructions to undertake a literacy assessment on line. This will take no longer than 20 minutes to complete. Instructions are available here, and more information can be found at www.learnmyway.com.

The Organisation Management Techniques course requires you to undertake an analysis of your own team’s effectiveness and make recommendations for improvement. It also requires you to produce a work document using the Kaizen principles and undertake a productivity needs analysis of your own team/organisation.

The programme consists of 3 written assessments taking 3 weeks each to complete.

Level 2 Certificate in Lean Organisation Management Techniques Awarding body

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