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​Introduction to Process Design

Course code
FD106
Duration

16 hours (indicative)

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Type
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This course provides fundamental skills for process design, standardisation, the capability to understand customer and stakeholder requirements and define standardised processes to deliver them.

Course code: FD106

Who is it for?

Foundation courses are designed specifically for individuals who are new to quality, or who work in other functions or professions.

Indicative course content

  • Introduction to process thinking and its place in ISO 9001
  • Tools for understanding the voice of the customer (Kano model, surveys, interviews)
  • Gathering stakeholder, regulatory, legislative, compliance and standards related requirements
  • A method to design/define a process
  • Key tools in process definition: SIPOC, flowchart
  • Defining measure of process performance (CTQ Trees and operational definition)
  • Supply chains and customers in supply chains
  • A method to standardise a process
  • Key tools in process standardisation: for example, e.g. SOPs, Visual Aids, 5S
  • Process design/definition applied in continual and step change improvement activities

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