This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage continuous improvement systems and processes. Particular emphasis is on the development of systems and the analysis of information to monitor and adjust performance strategies, and to manage opportunities for further improvements.  It applies to individuals who take an active role in managing a continuous improvement process in order to achieve an organisation's objectives.  At this level, work will normally be carried out using complex and diverse methods and procedures which require the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem-solving and decision-making strategies.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
BSBMGT516

Assessment

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - facilitate effective contributions to and communications about continuous improvement processes and outcomes; - address sustainability requirements; - incorporate mentoring, coaching and other support to enable people to participate effectively in continuous improvement processes, and; - capture insights, experiences and ideas for improvements and incorporate them into the organisation's knowledge management systems and future planning.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - explain how systems and procedures can support effective continuous improvement, and; - explain how continuous improvement systems and processes relate to other business systems and requirements including, knowledge management, quality, performance management and sustainability.

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