Improving Productivity through Quality and Cost Reduction

Place- الموعد Date - المكان
2015-02-21 00:00:00 Turkey
2015-06-07 00:00:00 Cairo
2015-10-18 00:00:00 Sharm el-Sheikh

 Course Objectives:

§Identify ways and means to improve organizational and/or departmental productivity in order to increase profits and/or decrease/eliminate costs or losses.

§Apply several cost reduction strategies in order to meet changing global, statutory and market conditions.

§Identify business processes in need for reevaluating and/or reengineering.

§Recognize and apply quality improvement techniques in order to improve productivity.

Course Outline:

§Productivity Defined
§ Definitions

§ Process Based View

§ Productivity Limitations

§ The MUDA Factor
§ Eight Types of Waste

§ Cost of Poor Quality

§Principles of Cost Reduction: The Quality Approach

§ Quality Defined

§ Avoiding Wastage and Adding Value to the Customer (Cost Reduction Strategies)

§ Cornerstones of Quality

§ Setting Up a Cost Reduction Program

§ Cost Savings Project Selection Roadmap

§ Barriers to Cost Reduction Programs

§ The Resistance Psychology in Humans

§ The Role of Suggestion Schemes

§Productivity Improvement Tools
§ Tool Selection
§ Brainstorming
§ Pareto
§ How-How Method
§ Why-Why Method

§ Ishikawa Fish-Bone Diagram

§ Six Sigma
§ Lean Principles

§ Non-Value Added Analysis

§The Focus Method
§Cost Reduction Opportunities

§ Streamlining the Organization

§ The "ESSA" Method

§ Savings in Material Costs

§ Reducing the Costs of Services

§ Ideas to Cut Costs

§Measuring your Productivity Initiatives

§ Key Performance Indicators

§ Setting Targets for Cost Reduction

§ Benchmarking

§ Types of Benchmarking

§ The Balanced Scorecard

§ The Dashboard