Course Description

Micro-credential - Foundations in Lean Operational Excellence

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.

This micro-credential 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 primary focus of this micro-credential is to help senior managers and leaders develop their understanding of strategic and practical lean business concepts, to support their drive to build sustainable and constantly improving competitiveness within their businesses, and to provide the opportunity to develop the next generation of leaders for their organisation.

How will this Micro-credential be delivered?

  • This is an online programme taking place across 6 sessions over a 3-week period.
  • Reading materials will be available through Blackboard. Feedback on learning logs will be provided asynchronously.

On successful completion of this micro-credential, learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a critical awareness of the field of Lean Operations Strategy and its role as a delivery mechanism for improving company competitiveness and capability.
  • Show a systematic understanding of how Lean operational analysis of the organisation and managerial situations can lead to a greater understanding of organisational capability and capacity.
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop people’s engagement with competitiveness improvement activities.
  • Analyse and evaluate lean thinking and approaches.
  • Improve business capability and competitiveness through a lean thinking approach.

HCI Pillar 3 Learner Fee Subsidy: Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria may qualify for an 80% fee subsidy, subject to the availability of subsidized places.

For eligibility details, please refer to the Eligibility Criteria.

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CollegeTrinity College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course CategoryBusiness
Course TypeMicro-credential
Awarding BodyTrinity College Dublin
Awarding Body Details5 ECTS
Course Start Date4th June 2024
Course Duration3 weeks
Course TimeThis is an online programme taking place across 6 sessions over a 3-week period. Reading materials will be available through Blackboard. Feedback on learning logs will be provided asynchronously.
Course Fee€2,000
Entry RequirementsApplication deadline: 14th May 2024 The micro-credential course targets professional learners from mid and senior levels from the private, public and third sectors and will be open to graduates with a degree (or equivalent) with a strong academic record in any discipline from a recognised third level institution. Applicants without a degree are welcome to apply provided they can show a proven managerial track record. All applicants are required to have a minimum of 3 years professional or managerial work experience (this is in-line with entry criteria for other TBS post-experience postgraduate programmes such as the MBA and Executive MBA programmes). Language requirements for students whose first language is not English are IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL IBT 90 for non-native English speakers. In case of heavy competition for places or concern regarding a particular applicant’s suitability, applicants may be interviewed.
Course CodeDPEBU-FLOE-1M09
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