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8 Wastes Self-taught Booking not required

An introduction to the 8 Wastes (Lean methodology), and how to spot hidden waste in your own processes.

This short session will provide an understanding of the principles, tools and techniques involved in Process Analysis with a view to improving business process effectiveness and efficiency. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice using the techniques that they learn via exercises designed to be enjoyable and thought provoking.

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Wed 5 Jul 2023 09:30 [Places]

Do you have an idea for a new Community of Practice? Or perhaps you have an existing group that you think might be suitable to become a Community of Practice. If, after looking at the guidance on the CoPs Sharepoint Hub, you would like to talk through your plans with a member of the CoP Support Group (CSG), then these 30min drop in sessions are for you!

Please note, these sessions are informal, 1-2-1 meetings where colleagues can ask for advice and guidance from the Communities of Practice support team. If there is more than of you working on an idea together, we suggest one of you book on and invites the other(s) CoP initiator(s)/leader(s). We will assume you have already familiarised yourself with the information and guidance on the Sharepoint, and have already begun to develop your ideas for a CoP.

Drop In Sessions - Continuous Improvement new Fri 2 Sep 2022   16:00 [Places]

A series of 30 minute drop-in sessions to talk with one of the Simplifying our Processes team. We offer expert, impartial advice relating all things process improvement and want to support our colleagues on their own continuous improvement journeys.

Please note, these sessions are informal, 1-2-1 meetings where colleagues can ask for advice and guidance from the Simplifying our Processes team. These are not workshops or taught sessions.

The Simplifying our Processes team will be available 9-10 and 4-5 every Tuesday and Friday - each hour can be split into two sessions of 30 minutes depending on demand.

Drop In Sessions - Simplifying our Processes new Tue 23 Aug 2022   09:00   [More dates...] [Places]

A series of 30 minute drop-in sessions to talk with one of the Simplifying our Processes team. We offer expert, impartial advice relating all things process improvement and want to support our colleagues on their own continuous improvement journeys.

Please note, these sessions are informal, 1-2-1 meetings where colleagues can ask for advice and guidance from the Simplifying our Processes team. These are not workshops or taught sessions.

The Simplifying our Processes team will be available 9-10 and 4-5 every Tuesday and Friday - each hour can be split into two sessions of 30 minutes depending on demand.

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This interactive course is designed to help delegates plan and deliver process improvement workshops and is complementary to other courses within the Business Improvement theme.

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Wed 9 Nov 2022 10:00 [Places]
Wed 11 Jan 2023 10:00 [Places]
Wed 8 Mar 2023 10:00 [Places]
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Tue 4 Jul 2023 10:00 [Places]

The course is designed to give participants an overview of the history and principles of the Lean methodology, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to make improvements to processes. This session will provide some basic tools that can be used immediately to facilitate a continuous improvement way of working

We are running this training in collaboration with the Postgraduate Funding Project (https://universityofcambridgecloud.sharepoint.com/sites/PostgraduateAdmissionsandFunding/SitePages/PG-Funding-Project.aspx) as part of achieving the objective to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of administrative processes relating to postgraduate funding across the collegiate University.

This course is accredited with the LCS (Lean Competency System), a certificate will be provided on completion of a short assessment.

Details regarding LCS can be found here - https://www.leancompetency.org/

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Tue 13 Sep 2022 09:15 [Full]
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Tue 11 Jul 2023 09:15 [Places]

The course is designed to give participants an overview of the history and principles of the Lean methodology, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to make improvements to processes. This session will provide some basic tools that can be used immediately to facilitate a continuous improvement way of working.

We are running this training in collaboration with the Postgraduate Funding Project (https://universityofcambridgecloud.sharepoint.com/sites/PostgraduateAdmissionsandFunding/SitePages/PG-Funding-Project.aspx) as part of achieving the objective to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of administrative processes relating to postgraduate funding across the collegiate University.

This course is accredited with the LCS (Lean Competency System), a certificate will be provided on completion of a short assessment.

Details regarding LCS can be found here - https://www.leancompetency.org/

Note - an 'in person' session is also available to book via https://www.training.cam.ac.uk/ourcambridge/event/4155431

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Tue 11 Oct 2022 09:15 [Full]
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Tue 15 Aug 2023 09:15 [Places]
Kaizen new Self-taught Booking not required

This short video provides an overview of Kaizen as a Continuous Improvement methodology

Lean Practitioner Course (LCS 1b) charged Tue 27 Sep 2022   09:15   [More dates...] [Places]
  • The course provides an LCS accredited Lean Practitioner qualification. The course involves a 2-day training session followed by completion of a 6-week project.

https://www.leancompetency.org/

A charge of £150 is applied to this course. Payment is via PO or credit card and the booking will be confirmed on receipt of PO or confirmation of payment. Please see the payment policy https://www.training.cam.ac.uk/ourcambridge/info/payment for payment details etc.

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Tue 13 Dec 2022 09:15 [Places]
Tue 28 Mar 2023 09:15 [Places]
Tue 27 Jun 2023 09:15 [Places]
LiL: Mentoring new Self-taught Booking not required

A curated learning path on key skills for Mentoring (both for Mentors and Mentees). This Learning Path was created originally for the UIS Mentoring Scheme, but has kindly been made available for us all.

For more resources see the University of Cambridge's LinkedIn Learning Hub.

The course can be accessed here.

LiL: Remote Working Self-taught Booking not required

A curated learning path on working remotely. For more resources see the University of Cambridge's LinkedIn Learning Hub.

The course can be accessed here.

PM CoP Topic Talk: Change Management new Wed 14 Sep 2022   12:00 [Places]

Join us for the Project Management Community of Practice Topic Talk on Change Management

The panel discussion will provide you with an opportunity to hear from colleagues working in change management across the University. Panellists will discuss managing change upwards, the change journey and the importance of communication.

Panellists:

  • Danielle Attridge - Senior Change Management Specialist, University Information Services
  • Emma Marron - Head of HR Shared Services, Human Resources Division
  • Margaret Allen - Senior Change Management Specialist, University Information Services

This will be followed by time to ask questions to panel members in a safe and supportive environment.

Process Mapping and Analysis Self-taught Booking not required

A short course explaining how we identify, map and analyse business processes at the University of Cambridge

Self-Match Mentoring Scheme: Mentoring Basics Tue 6 Sep 2022   10:00 [Places]

This session provides an introduction for both mentors and mentees. We will discuss the benefits of mentoring and provide guidance on how to set objectives for the mentoring relationship and how to prepare for your first session together. We will also offer some tips about how to be a good mentee and mentor.

SIPOC training Self-taught Booking not required

A short how-to guide to creating and using SIPOC analysis in process improvement

Six Thinking Hats Self-taught Booking not required

A short introduction to De Bono's Six Thinking Hats - a creative thinking tool for creative meetings.

A bite-sized introduction to Understanding Benefits in Lean Management. Please complete the short feedback form (link in interactivity tab next to transcript) to let us know what you think and what we could improve.

An introduction to the questioning techniques 5 Why's and 6 honest men which can be used to understand processes and why things happen in a particular way.

A bite-sized video about developing a vision and challenge statements in the context of Lean and process improvement.

What is Lean? new Self-taught Booking not required

This short video provides an overview of the history and high level principles of Lean as a process improvement methodology.

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