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Productivity Improvement: Employing Modern Productivity Enhancement Methods Course

By: HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute

South Africa

16 - 27 Oct, 2017  12 days

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GBP 10,000

By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities of Productivity Improvement, the participant will be able to demonstrate a heightened understanding of the following concepts and issues:

Part 1: Job Design and Productivity Improvement

  • Job Design: An Introduction;
  • Mechanistic Job Design;
  • Biological Job Design;
  • Perceptual Job Design;
  • Motivational Job Design.

Part 2: Organisational Control Systems: Towards Productivity Improvement (1)

  • Modern Control Systems;
  • Management Information System;
  • Computerised Information Systems;
  • Information Speed;
  • Information Retrieval;
  • Management Accounting System;
  • The Import- Conversion –Export Process;
  • The Import Process;
  • The Conversion Process;
  • The Export Process;
  • Operational Control System;
  • Service Operation;
  • Process Scheduling;
  • Loading;
  • Sequencing;
  • Detailed Scheduling.

Part 3: Organisational Control Systems: Towards Productivity Improvement (2)

  • Inventory Control;
  • Cost Control;
  • Quality Control;
  • Controlling Utilisation of Organisational Resources;
  • Co-Ordaining As a Control Mechanism;
  • Mutual Adjustment;
  • Direct Supervision;
  • Standardisation of Work Process;
  • Standardisation of Input-Skills, Knowledge and Attitudes;
  • Standardisation of Output;
  • Organisational Structure as a Control Function;
  • Communication Dissemination;
  • Decision Making Involvement;
  • The ‘In’ Inventory;
  • The ‘Out’ Inventory;
  • The ‘JIT’ Inventory System;
  • The KANBAN System.

Part 4: Organisational Control Systems: Towards Productivity Improvement (3)

  • The Relationship between Quality and Productivity Improvement;
  • Establishing Quality Objectives;
  • Stating Precise Objective;
  • Setting Productivity Objectives in Relation to Other Organisational Objectives;
  • Relating Objectives to Specific Actions;
  • Pinpointing Expected Results;
  • Specifying When Goals Are Expected To Be Achieved;
  • Distinguishing Between Strategic, Tactical and Operational Objectives;
  • Establishing a ‘Quality-Throughput Accounting Balance’;
  • Continuous Improvement Programme;
  • Just-In-Time (JIT) Compared With Material Requirements Planning (MRP);
  • JIT vs. MRP: Component & Material Sourcing Strategy;
  • The Quality Benefits of JIT vs. MRP;
  • The Quality Issues Involved In JIT and MRP;
  • Kaizen or Continuous Improvement;
  • Quality as a Benchmark for Productivity Improvement;
  • Internal and External Environmental Analysis;
  • Productivity and Strategic Operational Review (SOR);
  • Incremental Productivity Improvement;
  • Communication for Productivity Improvement;
  • Researches and Development for Productivity Improvement.

Part 5: Understanding the Human Factor, Its Ergonomic Symbiosis and Productivity Improvement

  • The Job in Content and Context;
  • The Individual in an Organisational Context;
  • The Worker as an Internal Customer;
  • The Organizational Context;
  • The Nature of the Task;
  • Workload and Productivity Implications;
  • The Working Environment;
  • The Design of Displays and Controls, And –
  • The Role of Procedures;
  • Competence and Productivity;
  • Workforce Skills: Deskilling or Reskilling and Productivity Implications;
  • Personality Factors and Productivity;
  • Attitude and Productivity Implications;
  • Aptitude as Trainability: A Productive Enhancer;
  • Employing Productivity Risk Analysis towards Productivity Improvement;
  • The Symbiotic Relationship between Ergonomics and Productivity Improvement: Exploring the Productivity Benefits of Ergonomic Job Design.

This productivity improvement: employing modern productivity enhancement methods course is designed for:

  • Productivity Engineers
  • Production Engineers
  • Human Factor Engineers
  • Production Supervisors
  • Production Managers
  • Operation Managers
  • Product Engineers
  • Motion Engineers
  • Performance Managers
  • All others with a desire to improve productivity
Durban, South Africa Oct 16 - 27 Oct, 2017
GBP 10,000.00 + 500.00 (VAT)(The course cost does not include living accommodation. However, delegates are treated with the following: Continuous snacks throughout the Event Days; Hot Lunch on Event Days; City Tour; Hand-outs; Stationery.)
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+44 7736147507; +44 1902 763607; +44 2071935906

We offer very attractive discount for groups of 3 and more people, from the same organisation, taking the same course. Courses are delivered in over 30 Cities including Miami, London, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Paris, Milan.
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