Productivity Foundation, IMS Module 1

This is a practical and very popular introduction to productivity. You will learn to recognise the symptoms of both low and improved productivity. We examine the structure of work measurement, looking in detail at a variety of formal techniques such as Time Study, Performance Rating and Rated Activity Sampling.

We cover some principles of the practical application of work measurement data used for planning, costing, line balancing and estimating.

This course is the essential foundation to all three of the Module 2 options leading to the IMS Measurement Practitioner qualification.

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Who would benefit from this course?

Our delegates come from a variety of roles in every business sector. Click here for typical people.

Equipment you’ll need on this course

You will need stationery including pens, pencils, a ruler, an eraser and a calculator.

What you’ll have on successfully completing this course

You will have a solid foundation to learning about productivity and how it can be improved. You will understand about the impact of industrial engineering in every business sector and appreciate the value of Performance Rating and other work measurement tools and techniques.

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The winner of the IMS Student of the Year for 2023, announced in 2024, and the three runners-up were all trained by Scott-Grant. They came from Nissan Motor Manufacturing, Spirit Aerospace, GXO Spain and DHL Supply Chain.

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What to do next

If you need to improve capacity or reduce costs, or you need accurate data to determine how best to cope with change, we can provide the right way forward – cost-effectively. Remember that improving productivity is about making the better use of all your resources and vitally, making much better use of the critical ones.

Whichever business sector you operate in, the chances are we’ve helped people to address their productivity issues and improve the way they operate.

Scott-Grant can really help you improve your productivity and become more streamlined.

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