An exciting and timely new course is scheduled to be launched in conjunction with Training Services Wales in the 2nd half of 2012 :
LEAN APPROACHES FOR LEAN TIMES :
ENSURING THE PUBLIC SECTOR DELIVERS VALUE FOR MONEY
SUMMARY OF COURSE CONTENTS.
Day 1 : Leadership skills for Lean Times !
In this session we get current and perspective managers to take a helicopter view of the key role they play in the success of the organization.
By equipping them with straightforward but essential skills they become more aware of the demands upon them in these testing times.
More importantly, we get them to identify what they can do about it : a very important acceptance factor psychologically.
Day 2 : Can we take out unnecessary costs?
The emphasis during this day is to get the managers to start identifying what causes time and effort to be wasted , and the importance of developing more effective systems and procedures so that we get maximum value for money.
Project management and Lean Office courses
A series of public Project management and Lean Office courses is scheduled to be run throughout 2012.
University of Wales Swansea
Dr. John R. Thomas Associates is actively involved in delivering modules in Integrated Learning and Communication skills for International College Wales Swansea.
Dr. Thomas also lectures on the Swansea University Pre-masters in Business course for foreign students and in Organic Chemistry for the Biosciences Foundation course.
University of Wales Newport
Dr. John R. Thomas Associates for many years have run an established series of Lean Seminars/Workshops in conjunction with Print Forum Wales at Swansea University.
This programme was extended to be run at the University of Wales Newport throughout 2008 and delivered modules focusing on :
- An overview of Lean Manufacturing
- 5S/ CAN-DO workplace organisation.
- SMED/Quick Changeovers
- Total Productive Maintenance
- Problem solving techniques
- Waste reduction
- Value stream Mapping.