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Continuous Improvement for Production Teams (company based training)

  • Course Code


  • Field of Study

    Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

  • Type of Course:

    Special Qualification

  • Type of Qualification:

    Special Award

  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

Course summary

Continuous improvement is an on-going effort to improve products, services or processes. These efforts can seek “incremental” improvement over time or “breakthrough” improvement all at once. Continuous improvement for production teams involves company based training, concentrating on the forming and development of teams, selecting projects, and then mentoring the operators and facilitators to the completion of these projects.


Mechanical, Biomedical & Manufacturing Eng

All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.

Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2019-2020 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only.

Course fees must be paid before attending lectures.

For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students


Course Fee: Price will vary on specific company needs, please e-mail


Two or four days delivery, four or six weeks mentoring.

Course Content

In general the course content and delivery is tailored to suit the company’s needs. The course content is a combination of delivered lecture material and actual project focused work. Participants will be introduced to continuous improvement practice using basic problem solving tools and apply them in a team environment on company targeted improvement areas.The sessions will include

Team members and Facilitators
  • Quality concepts and basic quality tools 
  • Small team project management process
  • Project focused work
Facilitators Only
  • Mentoring and Facilitation techniques for Facilitators

Having completed the course, candidates will be able to apply quality tools and to interpret information and data. In addition they should be able to apply team concepts both as a member and leader. The Facilitators should be able to understand their role in the process and experience being a facilitator on a given project.


Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Management Systems (CAMMS), CIT. Please contact CAMMS directly for more information.

  • To apply, please email
  • Please note: Early registration is advisable as numbers of places on courses are limited.
  • Application forms must be completed in full. It is particularly important that each applicant clearly identifies the course and subjects for which he/she is registering. The onus is on each applicant to ensure that this information is accurate.

Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Management Systems
021 432 6264