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Key Info

  • Course CodeCR_ECIPT_X
  • Field of StudyMechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Type of CourseSpecial Qualification
  • Type of QualificationSpecial Award
  • Type of Study Part time
  • Application Closing Date
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.

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.


Course Fee: Price will vary on specific company needs.


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


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.

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