|Course Level||Level 4|
|Endorsed By||Endorsed By ABC Awards and Certa Awards|
|Study Method||Online Learning|
|Course Duration||260 Hours Approx.|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
Ready to take your business career to the next level? Interested in boosting the performance and prosperity of a business you run? Enrol with Oxford Home Study Centre today, for the chance to earn an endorsed Level 5 Business Improvement Certificate! Our exclusive Business Process Improvement Courses provide learners with the theoretical and practical knowledge needed to kickstart incredible careers in business. Study each component stage of the effective business improvement process, along with the recent history of business improvement and an introduction to the Six Sigma project management methodology. Study in your own time from any location worldwide, with expert tutor support provided throughout. Discover a new standard in accessible, affordable and enjoyable distance learning, brought you exclusively by Oxford Home Study Centre!
Why Study Business Improvement?
Business Process Improvement touches upon all activities at all levels throughout an organisation. It is a theory and methodology which suggests that irrespective of the size and nature of the business, there’s always room for improvement. Whether it’s optimising output, boosting revenues or minimising waste, the importance of striving for continuous improvement cannot be overstated. As such, to master the art of effective business process improvement is to become a standout candidate in the eyes of employers worldwide. Likewise, if you run your own business or have entrepreneurship in mind, a detailed understanding of business improvement could prove invaluable. Whatever your objectives in business, you’ll be a step closer to achieving them with a Level 4 Business Improvement Diploma on your resume!
Oxford Home Study Centre is proud to offer an extensive range of business improvement course, free from deadlines, time restrictions and entry requirements. Each of the seven course modules concludes with an online assessment, which your online tutor will mark and return with helpful feedback:
Module 1 – The Fundamentals of Business Process Management
Candidates are introduced to the fundamentals of effective business process management in module one, which also outlines the importance of striving for continuous improvement in business. The enterprise content management model is also presented and examined, along with business analysis and its contribution to ongoing performance improvement.
Module 2 – The Vision Phase
Module two begins a fascinating exploration of the seven primary phases of business improvement, starting with the ‘vision’ phase. The definition of vision in business process improvement is discussed, along with tips for establishing an effective vision and the importance of being both objective and realistic when creating a vision.
Module 3 – The Design Phase
A fascinating introduction to the ‘design’ phase of the business improvement process follows in module three, which introduces candidates to techniques such as process mapping and the use of flow charts. Current and future process-determining techniques are also discussed, along with the key to effective information gathering and its importance.
Module 4 – The Modelling Phase
Module four turns attention to the ‘modelling’ phase, in which candidates learn how and why ‘what-if’ analysis should be carried out at this stage of the process. Course content also introduces design-testing, alongside an overview a breakdown modelling and the potential benefits of interactive design.
Module 5 – The Execution Phase
The ‘execution’ phase of the project is where process implementation begins, in which the potential benefits and drawbacks of process automation must be considered. Candidates study workflow engine implementation, the steps necessary to automate processes and key considerations regarding if, when and how automation should be implemented.
Module 6 – The Monitoring Phase
Course content then provides a detailed breakdown of the ‘monitoring’ phase, in which candidates are familiarized with the functions and objectives of Business Activity Monitoring (BAM). Module six also examines the role of process mining in business improvement, along with how to make effective use of balanced scorecards.
Module 7 – The Optimising Phase
Bringing the course to a close, module seven examines the final stage of the business improvement process – the ‘optimising’ phase. Candidates examine the six primary components of effective business process improvement, along with a fascinating introduction to the Six Sigma project management methodology and lean process improvement.
Paying in Instalments: £540(interest FREE Instalments)
No of Instalments: 12
Each Instalment: £36
Pay in Full: (£100 Discount) £440
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievementfrom ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Oxford home study centre has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Oxford home study centre to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
Careers opportunities in business improvement are wide open for qualified and capable candidates. To become a talented business improvement specialist is to position yourself prominently in the eyes of employers worldwide. Typical job titles within the field of business improvement include process engineer, operations research engineer, quality analyst, project manager and many more besides. Entry-level salaries in the field of business improvement start from around £25,000.
Who Should Take This Course?
If you’re serious about securing a high-level role in business process improvement or project management, we’re standing by to welcome you on board. This exclusive Level 4 Diploma was created with the following applicants in mind:
Enrolment is open all year round, so there’s no better time to get started than right now. Sign up in seconds online, or contact the team at Oxford Home Study Centre anytime for more information.