Higher Diploma in Business in Operational Excellence

This is a Level 8 , 60 ECTS, programme specifically developed to meet identified industry needs. 

The programme is aimed at individuals from various backgrounds and disciplines who require a deeper understanding of Operational Excellence, Lean Transformations, and Project Management. 

This programme is broken down in to 3 semesters:

Semester 1 (Sep - Dec) covers Operational Excellence; Continuous Improvement Concepts and Project Management 1.

Semester 2 (Jan - April) covers Process Mapping & Improvement; Continuous Improvement in Practice and Project Management 2.

Semester 3 (May - Aug) covers Creativity & Problem-Solving for Managers; Coaching for Operational Excellence; Project Management 3

Fixed and Mandatory Model across the academic year

Block release mode: 

  • 2*2/3 day blocks in September
  • 1*2/3 day block from October through to April
  • 4*2/3 day blocks mid May to mid June

Traditional in class delivery combined with onlined and blended delivery.

Applications are invited from candidates on a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) basis wherein a candidate’s accredited (formal education) and/or unaccredited (work experience) will be considered when assessing applications.

Course Information
Venue Trainer Spaces Length
WIT Waterford Institute of Technology Available Funding available to employers.
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Course Timetable
Date Times
Sep 11, 2017 9:00am to 5:00pm

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