Business Improvements for Organisations Short course


This short course looks at how organisations can improve their business skills. You'll explore how internationally-developed engineering techniques can be applied to businesses in property, land and construction.

Business Improvement Techniques (BIT) that originated in Japan as part of the renowned Toyota Production System sought to minimise waste within the production process. On this course you'll learn how the same principles can be used to improve other types of business and environment.

Course details


  • Mode of study: Face to face
  • Duration:
  • Start and end dates: to
  • Location: Potters Heron Hotel, near Romsey SO51 9ZF


  • Single bookings: £105
  • Multirate (3 or more courses booked at same time): £90
  • APC rate: £70
  • Apprenticeship rate: £70
  • Retired rate: £70

What you'll experience

On this short course you'll cover:

  • 5S workplace organisation
  • continuous improvement
  • problem solving techniques


You'll be taught by Michael Punt, a manufacturing engineer who after 10 years in the industry moved into education, initially working for a small training provider and then as Head of Department at two further education colleges.

He joined the University of Portsmouth in 2016 with the responsibility of launching degree apprenticeships and is now the Director of Learning at Work.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. 

How to book

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Multi-discount courses

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