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Certificate In Compost Facility Operation (Online)

The programme was developed in association with Cré (The Composting Association of Ireland) and FÁS and is accredited as a "Certificate in Compost Facility Operation" (Special Purpose Award Certificate, Level 6, 10 Credits). It is equivalent to a 10 Credit Module of a Higher Certificate in Science. Normally a Higher Certificate is taken over two years full-time in a third level institute and involves achieving a total of 120 Credits.

Composting Operator Training Programme Content

– Definitions and Biology of Composting
– Composting Process
– Composting Technologies
– Process Control
– Potential Environmental Impacts & Environmental -Management
– Compliance with Regulatory Fork
– Health and Safety
– Facility Maintenance
– Compost Uses and Marketing
– Community Relations

Delivery

The programme is delivered over 6 days, comprising three blocks of 2 days over a period of two months. The programme comprises lectures and site visits to a large green waste composting facility (windrow technology), a small green waste composting facility and food waste composting facility (In- vessel/Animal By- Product Facility). The students are required to complete reports of site visits and other assignments and to undertake an exam at the end of the programme. The programme is delivered off-campus at locations close to Dublin.

Duration

6 days over 2 months

Course Certification

Level 6 on NFQ

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Strategic Business Planning

The Strategic Business Planning Programme is a long established, highly successful and continually improving competencies development programme for Senior Managers’ / Directors’ of businesses of all size, across all sectors. The programme is classified by the EU’s Training Foundation (ETF) as "International Best Practice". Using a proven combination of group workshops and one-to-one mentoring, the programme facilitates participants to develop a strategic plan to optimise the performance of their business over the next three years.

The Programme

  • The programme commences with an assessment of current business performance and the
    business potential for growth & profitability.
  • Seven full day workshops address the broad range of management competencies required
    to complete and implement a detailed Strategic Business Plan.
  • Eight structured and client specific mentoring sessions assist and facilitate the
    development of the Strategic Business Plan.
  • The Strategic Growth Plan becomes the centre focus of management, allows for ongoing
    flexibility and places a strong emphasis on implementation and measurable result
  • Participants who complete the programme will be awarded an "Advanced Certificate in Management Practice".

Who is it for?

The Strategic Business Planning programme has been devised for SMEs. It’s for people who want to grow their business, specifically:
•Owner Managers
•Managing directors
•Senior management team members

This programme is open to individual managers and to management teams. There is no minimum number of participants per company.

Speak to Programme Development Manager, Brian Colleran at: brian@managementworks.ie or +353 87 292 8900

Workshop Dates 2018
1. 25th April
2. 16th May
3. 6th June
4. 27th June
5. 18th July
6. 5th September
7. 19th September

Venue: City North Hotel
www.citynorthhotel.com

View Optimum Results Strategic Business Planning Course Details

Duration

6 Months

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Foundations in Lean Organisational Excellence

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 a business.

Who should do this course: 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 a business.

Benefits:

-Supporting understanding of how to develop people’s engagement with competitiveness improvement activities.

-Helping develop understanding and ability to use Practical Lean Thinking and approaches.

-Applicable for back office, creative areas, logistics and warehousing as well as shop floor activities.

-The course will provide a practical understanding of why and how to use Lean Thinking, practices and tools to improve your business capability and competitiveness.

Module Content

-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

 

Duration

3 Days

Course Certification

Executive Education Certificate from Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin in:Fundamentals in Lean Organisational Excellence

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Introduction to Lean Six Sigma
This course serves as an introduction to the collaborative process of Lean Six Sigma, introducing participants to the key concepts of collaborative effort to remove waste from an organisation’s procedures, operations and practices. It will equip your employees to apply these principles within your organisation.

View Optimum Results Limited  Introduction to Lean Six Sigma Course Details

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Problem Solving

This course is structured to help participants develop key analytical tools which they can apply widely to issues that arise in all aspects of your business.

 

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Duration

1 Day

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Project Management
This course is designed to equip participants to establish a context for project management within their organisation. It covers the analysis and planning of projects in an effective and consistent fashion, the creation, structuring and organising of projects using project management tools, and also how to recognise the importance of teamwork in project management.
Programme Overview
  • Establish a context for project management within your organisation.
  • Analyse and plan projects in an effective and consistent fashion.
  • Create, structure and organise projects using project management tools.
  • Recognise the importance of teamwork in project management.

 

Duration

1 Day

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Project Management Course

The project management is the discipline of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria. This project management course is designed to equip participants to establish a context for project management within their organisation. It covers the analysis and planning of projects in an effective and consistent fashion, the creation, structuring and organising of projects using project management tools, and also how to recognise the importance of teamwork in project management.

Programme Outline

  • What is a Project
  • The Project Charter
  • Estimating Timelines
  • Negotiating
  • Communications
  • Measuring and Tracking
  • Handling Change
  • Preparing for People Problems
  • Managing a Project Manager
  • Completing the Project Regards,
  • Change Context -defining what constitutes a project and what constitutes project management/explain the implications of and the totality of requirements for specific projects.
  • Project Management Fundamentals -criteria for selecting a specific strategy/defining success criteria for projects.
  • Risk and Quality Management- identify, analyse and classify risk / developing risk plans and managing risk strategies.
  • Change and configuration management.
  • Managing people-defining competencies required for a project/motivating and managing a team.
  • Initial planning for projects
  • Project mentoring and control
  • Managing contracts for project

View Optimum Results Limited Project Management Course Details

 

Duration

1 Day

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Leadership Skills

This course is designed to develop the abilities of first line managers to effectively manage people, information, activities and resources. It also covers managing time effectively and focusing on key areas of business. Participants will also learn to manage high performance teams and design and deliver high quality presentations.. Leadership skills can be applied to any situation regarding to your professional as well as social aspects.

Programme Overview
• Develop the skills of first line managers to effectively manage people, activities, information and resources.
• Learn to manage time effectively and focus on key areas of work life.
• Enhance your understanding f different management and leadership styles.
•Learn to develop and manage high performance teams.
• Become proficient in designing and delivering effective presentations.

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Duration

1 Day

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