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Foundations in Lean Operational Excellence



Week 1 – Monday, 30th May & Tuesday 31st May 2022
Week 2 - Wednesday 15th June & Thursday, 16th June 2022

Dates TBC in 2023

Duration: 4 full days

Schedule: 9 am – 5 pm

Format: in person

Tuition Fees:

Certificate for Completion Route (CC) €1850
Micro – Credential Route (MC) €2000

MC Application deadline: 16 May

Who is this programme designed for?

This programme is designed to support companies and managers who want to take on the challenge of developing their people and processes to achieve Operational Excellence.

The core “red thread” running through the programme is that of integrating different departments and sections into a coherent whole thereby delivering the full potential of the organisation into the future. The programme is designed for current and future leaders within any business operation.

What does the programme offer to participants?

Participants will focus on building the capability and capacity of their senior people and key functions to drive improvement, by developing their understanding of strategic and practical lean business concepts. This is done to support their drive in building sustainable competitiveness and to provide the opportunity to develop the next generation of organisation leaders.


The modern business environment requires leaders to develop responses to global competitive challenges that ensure the survival and growth of their organisation into the future. The programme targets leaders who are looking to develop their people and processes to achieve operational excellence.


· Principles, Rules, Tools and Questions of Lean Practice - Look, See, Understand, Think and Do

· Practical approach and Tools for operational diagnostics - The Five Rings of Lean Business Excellence, Principles and Practice of Benchmarking

· Qualitative and Quantitative Case Study Examples used to illustrate, share and challenge with a high level of engagement


Richard Keegan

Why undertake the programme for credits?

Micro-credentials are short flexible modules that lead to accreditation in the form of ECTS. For further general information about micro-credentials please click here

“Practical, straightforward, challenging and simple- this course provides a depth of experience and expertise to those interested in improving operational capability and competitiveness." Dr Alexander Ruestig, VP Schaeffler Gmbh, Germany.


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