Productivity Improvement: Employing Modern Productivity Enhancement Methods, in London Dubai KL Abuja Accra Colombo etc. Online

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Seminar or Course Number 016, Productivity Improvement: Employing Modern Productivity Enhancement Methods Course, Leading to Diploma – Postgraduate – in Productivity Management, Double Credit, 60 Credit-Hours, accumulating to a Postgraduate Certificate, with 120 additional Credit-Hours, and a Postgraduate Diploma, with 300 additional Credit-Hours.  Course contents include: Job Design and Productivity Improvement;  Job Design: An Introduction; Mechanistic Job Design; Biological Job Design; Perceptual Job Design; Motivational Job Design; Organisational Control Systems: Towards Productivity Improvement; 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; Organisational Control Systems: Towards Productivity Improvement; 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; 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; Focus on Advocacy; Philip B. Crosby; W. Edwards Deming; Joseph M. Juran; Shigeo Shingo,

 

Seminar or Course Number 016, Productivity Improvement: Employing Modern Productivity Enhancement Methods, Leading to Diploma-Postgraduate - in Productivity Management (Double Credit), Accumulating to a Postgraduate Diploma.

 

Course Co-ordinator:

Prof. Dr. R. B. Crawford is Course Coordinator. He is the Director of HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute, A Postgraduate-Only Institution. He has the following Qualifications and Affiliations:

Doctor of Philosophy {(PhD) {University College London (UCL) - University of London)};

MEd Management (University of Bath);

Postgraduate (Advanced) Diploma Science Teacher Ed. (University of Bristol);

Postgraduate Certificate in Information Systems (University of West London, formerly Thames Valley University);

Diploma in Doctoral Research Supervision, (University of Wolverhampton);

Teaching Certificate;

Fellow of the Institute of Management Specialists;

Human Resources Specialist, of the Institute of Management Specialists;

Member of the Asian Academy of Management (MAAM);

Member of the International Society of Gesture Studies (MISGS);

Member of the Standing Council for Organisational Symbolism (MSCOS);

Member of ResearchGate;

Executive Member of Academy of Management (AOM). There, his contribution incorporates the judging of competitions, review of journal articles, and guiding the development of conference papers. He also contributes to the Disciplines of:

Human Resources;

Organization and Management Theory;

Organization Development and Change;

Research Methods;

Conflict Management;

Organizational Behavior;

Management Consulting;

Gender & Diversity in Organizations; and

Critical Management Studies.

Professor Dr. Crawford has been an Academic in the following UK Universities:

University of London (Royal Holloway), as Research Tutor;

University of Greenwich (Business School), as Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management;

University of Wolverhampton, (Wolverhampton Business School), as Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management;

London Southbank University (Business School), as Lecturer and Unit Leader.

His responsibilities in these roles included:

Doctoral Research Supervisor;

Admissions Tutor;

Postgraduate and Undergraduate Dissertation Supervisor;

Programme Leader;

Personal Tutor.

 

For Whom This Course is Designed.

This 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.

 Duration: 10 Days

 Cost:  Ł10,00.00 Per Delegate                      

 

The course cost does not include living accommodation. However, delegates are treated with the following:

  •  Free Continuous snacks throughout the Event Days;  

  •  Free Hot Lunch on Event Days;                           

  •  Free City Tour;             

  •  Free Stationery;                               

  •  Free On-site Internet Access;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s   Diploma – Postgraduate; or

  • Certificate of Attendance and Participation – if unsuccessful on resit.

 

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Complimentary Products include:

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Leather Conference Folder;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Leather Conference Ring Binder/ Writing Pad;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Key Ring/ Chain;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Leather Conference (Computer – Phone) Bag – Black or Brown;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s 8GB USB Flash Memory Drive, with Course/ Programme Material;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Metal Pen;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Polo Shirt.

 

Location:  Central London and International Locations

Seminar or Course Number 016, Productivity Improvement: Employing Modern Productivity Enhancement Methods, Leading to Diploma-Postgraduate - in Productivity Management (Double Credit), Accumulating to a Postgraduate Diploma.

 

 

Course Contents, 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;

  • Focus on the Advocacy of:

  • Philip B. Crosby,

  • W. Edwards Deming,

  • Joseph M. Juran,

  • Shigeo Shingo,

  • Armand V. Eeigenbaum.

  • 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;

  • Nurturing Productivity Enhancers of:

  • Skills;

  • Attitude;

  • Disposition -

  • The Organisational Context of:

  • Work Patterns;

  • The Embedded Culture;

  • Available Resources;

  • Communications Systems and Patterns;

  • Predominant Leadership Styles.

  • Employing Productivity Risk Analysis towards Productivity Improvement;

  • The Symbiotic Relationship between Ergonomics and Productivity Improvement: Exploring the Productivity Benefits of Ergonomic Job Design.

 

 

Seminar or Course Number 016, Productivity Improvement: Employing Modern Productivity Enhancement Methods, Leading to Diploma-Postgraduate - in Productivity Management (Double Credit), Accumulating to a Postgraduate Diploma.