Business Process Improvement

Who Should Attend

This course aims to help participants recognize the need to simplify their organizational processes and procedures. The course will provide the participants with international best practices which will help them understand causes of complexity and identify areas for improvement by focusing on eliminating waste, simplifying procedures, and standardizing and automating opportunities. Participants on this practical course will also learn tools to map and diagram processes and procedures revealing issues and opportunities for improvement. Various hands-on tools will present participants with the opportunity to transfer this knowledge to their organization and expect immediate results.

·   Recognize the principles of organizational design and their linkage to complexity
·   Identify the impact of complex policies and procedures in organizations
·   Examine the use of flow charts and work flow techniques
·   Compare various tools for simplification and mapping
·   Analyze and effectively distribute work allocated to employees in an organizational unit
·   Appraise the importance of office layout and processes in terms of improving efficiency

The Management Process in Perspective
·   Planning the work
·   Types of plans
·   Organizing and allocating resources
·   Directing and controlling individual and organizational performance
·   The control process
·   Types of control
·   Principles of organizing
·   Designing organizational charts
·   The direct link between charts and procedures
Policies and procedures
·   Definitions and concepts
·   Policy manual
·   Procedures manual
·   Importance and goals of procedures
·   Signs of complicated procedures
·   Work simplification goals
·   Procedure for developing effective procedures
·   Productivity defined
·   What are the causes of poor productivity?
·   How to improve productivity
·   Improving employees’ efficiency and effectiveness
Mapping and analysis tools for simplification of processes & procedures
·   Process mapping
·   Value stream mapping
·   Supplier Input, Process, Output, Customer (SIPOC) analysis
·   Turtle diagram
·   Shell ‘ESSA’ model for simplification
·   Procedures process flow chart
·   The multi column process chart
·   Questions to get you started
·   Simplification of procedures to improve productivity
·   Success Factors for Simplification of Procedures
Concept and importance of work distribution chart
·   Preparing and analyzing a work distribution chart
·   Reallocation of workload and redistribution of jobs
Simplifying space design and layout
·   Office/Department layout analysis
·   Using spaghetti diagram for analyzing distance/Department layout
·   Redesigning offices by using office layout charts
Work Flow techniques
·   The parallel and sequential techniques
·   The stages of work simplification:
·   The use of flow charts in simplification of procedures
·   Simple process flow procedure charts
·   Preparing and analyzing flow charts
·   Simplifying procedures and recommending changes
·   Lean principles to simplify processes
·   5S program
Swim lane charts

Managers, supervisors and employees who are involved in the design, simplification, or are end users of procedures.

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