Certificate in Operations, Quality and Lean Management [Mullingar] (Springboard)

Certificate in Operations, Quality and Lean Management [Mullingar] (Springboard)

Course Overview

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Why take this course?

This Programme is suitable for those who wish to develop their careers in the Manufacturing (e.g. Food, Biopharmachem, Med-Tech, and Engineering) and/or service sectors (e.g. Retail, Hospitality, Call Centres, Financial Services) but with a specific interest in the area of Quality operations, and will satisfy the minimum-skilled requirements for an individual wishing to commence work in an operations, quality and lean management environment.

What will I experience?

Aim of Programme

The primary aim of this course is to produce competent workers in the field of Operations, Quality and Lean Management (irrespective of the business environment). Group work, team based learning, discussions and reflecting on current practice will facilitate peer-supported learning, team-working and creativity.

Programme Content

• Business Management

• Introduction to Statistics

• Fundamentals of Quality Assurance

• Operations Management

• Quality Management

• Lean Management

• Professional Development and Career Planning

• Learning and Development for Higher Education

Additional Information

Duration: 1 year: 24 weeks Tuesday and Thursday 6.00pm to 10.00pm

Note: The programme may be delivered in regional locations (Tullamore, Mullingar, Longford depending on sufficient enrolments and at different times – details from the Department of Lifelong Learning.

Course Details

Course Duration:
24 Weeks
Course Commencement Date:

6.00pm Week of 23 September, 2019

Please note: Institute induction is on Saturday 21 September 2019 from 9.30am to 1.00pm. Attendance on that date is compulsory.

Course Award:
Course NFQ Level:
Level 6
Dept of Lifelong Learning
Minimum Entry Requirements:

Mature applicant or Grade O6 at ordinary level in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate examinations. Two of these subjects must be mathematics and a language (English or Irish). Or Any QQI level 5 qualification is acceptable.

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