AGILE CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT MANAGEMENT (ACIM)

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Course Description

5-Day Certification Course


Agile Continuous Improvement Management (ACIM) is a framework for developing new and improved business processes. This model encompasses Lean, Six Sigma, Value Creation, and Agility as its core principles hence extending from the prevalent Lean Six Sigma methodology. It incorporates a top-down and bottom-up hybrid approach where Top Leaders develop agile strategies that flow down and frontline employees who interact directly with customers react to Voice of Customer and send feedback up through a process called ‘catchball’.

Course Objectives

This course is designed to enable leaders, managers and employees at all level to implement a Continuous Improvement programme that is fit for the current rapid changing business environment. This course is a great substitute for Six Sigma Black Belt programme.

Who Will Benefit?

Lean practitioners, Six Sigma Champions, Change Champions, Master Black Belts, Business leaders, managers who would like to improve their businesses based on quick changing internal and external customer requirements.

Course Agenda

This certification course comprises 5-days of classroom training where participants are trained to implement the Agile Continuous Improvement model.


Day 1: 

Lean / Six Sigma / Value Creation / Non-Value-Added / Business-Value-Added / CI Management / 5C-Strategy

Day 2:

Business Transformation / Portfolio Management / Project Prioritisation / Programme Management / Project Management  / Phase Management  / CoP & CoE

Day 3: 

Approval Committee (PAC) / PAC Facilitation / Phase Gate Structure / Project Charter / Metrics Model /  Benefit Evaluation

Day 4: 

STAR System / Virtual Site Structure / ORIN / Catchball / Project Categorisation / Change Management

Day 5: 

Kaizen / Transformation Project / e-Kaizen / Team Exercise and Presentation

Certification Process

Multiple Choice Test and Team Presentation