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This short session will provide an understanding of the principles, tools and techniques involved in Process Analysis with a view to improving business process effectiveness and efficiency. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice using the techniques that they learn via exercises designed to be enjoyable and thought provoking.

The course refers to the methodology used in conjunction with Triaster process mapping software available to users across the University of Cambridge.

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Date Availability
Wed 24 Jun 2020 14:00 CANCELLED
Tue 18 Aug 2020 10:00 [Places]
  • Dan Ford and Elin Davies will share their "take aways" from the LeanHE England Event held in Cambridge on 4th September
  • There will be an open discussion about the shape and format of these seminars moving forward, including ideas for future content/speakers
  • There will be an opportunity for informal networking with other members of the Business Improvement at Cambridge community
Effective Meetings: Focus Groups new Thu 4 Jun 2020   14:00   [More dates...] [Full]

This focus group provides an opportunity for you to support the ourcambridge team and contribute to the delivery of more effective and efficient meetings across the University.

Are you fed up with ineffective meetings? Or, are you already approaching meetings in an innovative way? The ourcambridge team would love your input, which will help to shape the guidance and toolkit we are producing.

The focus group will be formed of 6 colleagues using Microsoft Teams to discuss and answer a short series of questions centred around effective meetings and the guidance produced.

3 other events...

Date Availability
Thu 4 Jun 2020 10:00 In progress
Fri 5 Jun 2020 10:00 [Full]
Fri 5 Jun 2020 14:00 [Full]

This course is designed to help delegates plan and deliver process improvement workshops and is complementary to other courses within the Business Improvement theme.

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Date Availability
Mon 15 Jun 2020 09:15 CANCELLED
Thu 30 Jul 2020 09:15 [Places]
Tue 25 Aug 2020 09:15 [Places]

The course is designed to give participants an overview of Lean thinking as applied within Higher Education, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to make improvements to processes. This session will focus on how to break down a problem and work towards a justifiable and confident decision to achieve the best outcome you can.

2 other events...

Date Availability
Mon 29 Jun 2020 09:30 CANCELLED
Wed 19 Aug 2020 09:30 [Places]
Lean Practitioner Course new charged Mon 17 Feb 2020   09:30 Finished
  • This course has been commissioned by ourcambridge and is delivered by a third party company.
  • The course provides an accredited Lean Practitioner qualification. The course involves a 2-day face to face training session followed by completion of a 6-week project.
LiL: Managing and Leading Remotely Self-taught Booking not required

A curated learning path on manging and leading remotely. For more resources see the University of Cambridge's LinkedIn Learning Hub.

The course can be accessed here.

LiL: Remote Working Self-taught Booking not required

A curated learning path on working remotely. For more resources see the University of Cambridge's LinkedIn Learning Hub.

The course can be accessed here.

Speakers: Joanne Bishenden and Ian Matthias from PA Consulting Title: ourcambridge seminar: Engaging with Academics Effectively Wednesday 24 July 3-4pm Faculty of Classics, Lecture Theatre 1.02, Sidgwick Site

8 Wastes new Self-taught Booking not required

An introduction to the 8 Wastes (Lean methodology), and how to spot hidden waste in your own processes.

The University's most loved bird, Raven [1], is 15 years old now and is getting some changes [2] like second factor validation [3]. Join us at this session where we'll show you some of these changes and where we will also talk about identity services like Lookup [4]. You will come away with some tricks on how you can make best use of these services to make yourself more discoverable and find other people in the University.

[1] https://help.uis.cam.ac.uk/service/accounts-passwords/it-staff/raven/raven-how
[2] https://help.uis.cam.ac.uk/news/raven-devops-sept2019
[3] https://help.uis.cam.ac.uk/service/support/help-for-institutions/google-cloud-identity
[4] https://www.lookup.cam.ac.uk/

This seminar is presented by UIS in partnership with ourcambridge.

An introduction to the questioning techniques 5 Why's and 6 honest men which can be used to understand processes and why things happen in a particular way.

What is Lean? new Self-taught Booking not required

This short video provides an overview of the history and high level principles of Lean as a process improvement methodology.

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