eLearning Alliance Workshop, Monday, 19 November 2012

Get Lean!
The eLearning Alliance would like to invite you to attend this workshop.

Event Information
Want to streamline your processes, reduce resource, costs, bureaucracy and time whilst improving efficiency and customer satisfaction? Lean Six Sigma has been used successfully across all sectors as a business improvement tool that can transform the way you work; driving efficiencies whilst ensuring that customer needs are embedded in your processes.

 This practical hands-on workshop will help you to understand the principles of "Lean Thinking" and Six Sigma; providing an understanding of the approach, tools and techniques. Combining theory with practical exercises, you will be empowered to deliver faster and better!

Facilitator
Stuart Hiles is a Senior Development Officer for East Lothian Council and Chairman of the eLearning Alliance; a PRINCE 2 Practitioner and qualified in Lean Six Sigma, he specialises in Business Improvement and develops staff in the use of the approach, tools and techniques.

Topics
• Triggers for change.
• The focus and purpose of improvement activities.
• Lean Thinking – flow, value and waste.
• Identifying what matters to our Customers – Critical to Quality requirements.
• DMAIC - a structured approach to improvement.
• Six Sigma - understanding processes ‘capability’.
• Theory of Constraints and removing ‘Bottlenecks’.
• Steps to successes - the elements of a successful implementation effort.

Format of event
Workshop with practical individual / group exercises.

Who is it for
Those new to Lean Six Sigma and process improvement who want to streamline processes and improve organisational effectiveness.

Why you should attend
You want to make a difference, to work smarter and to reduce costs. You care about your customers.

Monday, 19 November 2012

Programme
10.15  Registration
10.30  Welcome
10:35  Workshop
12.00  Lunch Break
12.45  Workshop
14:00  Comfort Break
14:15  Workshop
16.00  Close

Venue
Forsyth House
Lomond Court
Castle Business Park
Stirling
FK9 4TU

T: 01786 431700

Free parking available on site

Cost
Members:- £139 + VAT
Non-members:- £179 + VAT
Lunch is included in the price
Membership
Please send me more details on Membership of the eLA

Registration at www.elearningalliance.org
Numbers are limited to 12, so it is advisable to book early to avoid disappointment.
  
Terms & Conditions: Payment must be received prior to the event. If you cancel prior to 5 November 2012, you may send a substitute. If you cannot send a substitute, you will be charged a cancellation fee of £50. Please note that delegates who do not cancel prior to 5 November 2012, or who fail to turn up on the day, will be charged the full amount. Those that are unable to make payment prior to the event should bring payment on the day.