....Business Improvement Techniques
The BIT process looks at six areas:
Complying with Statutory Regulations
Looks at an overview of general health and safety at work,
in regards to you and your employer's responsibilites.
Covers main H&S laws and regulations
Contributing to Effective Team Working
Looks at the stages of team forming, how to work in a
team effectively, relationships in a team and getting the
best from a team.
Looks at 5S/5C, breaks down each stage, the importance of
good housekeeping, "everything has its place, a place
for everything", shadow boards and other organisational tools.
Continuous Improvement (Kaizen)
Looks at the 8 wastes, empowerment, poka-yoke, SMART,
DTI's 7 measures, planning and putting Kaizen into place.
Looks at the importance of good visual management,
types of visual management, the visual factory.
Problem Solving Techniques
Looks at 5 whys, brainstorming, fishbone diagram and
other problem solving tools.
Each workshop will be carried out on site. Each workshop will allow
candidates to participate and apply the techniques developed on
their working environment.
You choose: a single workshop, bespoke courses or the full programme.
Health and Safety
Review the six pack, roles and responsibilities, H&S awareness,
hazards and risks, COSHH, risk assessments
Lean Organisation Tools
Understand lean, the five principles, tools of lean, benefits from lean
Productivity Needs Analysis
Identify the key areas, carry out a PNA, identify bottlenecks, delays, etc.
Contributing to effective team working, structures of teams,
team skills and development
How to lead a team, leadership traits, motivate your team
Workplace Organisation Techniques
5S - 5S audits, 5S principles, 5S steps, maintain and sustain
Flow Process Analysis
How to carry out a FPA, identifying value-added and
non value-added activity, identify waste
Continuous Improvement & Kaizen Methodologies
Tools of Kaizen, principles of continuous improvement,
how to apply them, maintain and sustain them
Dealing with change, understanding why we need to change & how to change
Visual Management Application
Understanding visual management technique, identifying opportunities
to improve, application of visual management techniques.
Problem Solving Tools
How to identify, define, verify the root cause and apply the
right problem solving techniques.
Understanding warehouse safety, the key elements of safety,
application of different safety techniques in warehousing
Supply Chain Management
Managing expectations, working with suppliers and customers
to meet demand and expectations.