5 Day Business Improvement Bootcamp


The objective of the 5-Day workshop is to develop skills to a level where participants can lead and apply the individual tools and techniques to business improvement projects with-in the workplace.

The subject matter, principles and terminology are aligned with the ‘Competitive Systems and Practices’ courses which are nationally accredited under the Australian Skills Quality Authority. Efficiency Works will tailor the workshop agenda and training content to the client’s requirements, and to the workshop participants.

The proposed program comprises of five (5) intense days which introduces applied Competitive Systems and Practices / Lean Six Sigma topics that can be subsequently applied by workshop participants through a series of in-house projects oriented on the organisation’s values.

The workshops are designed to be interactive, enjoyable, and engaging, whilst challenging thinking, transferring knowledge, and building skills. The workshops will also be supported by training materials, guides, videos, case studies, presentations, and question & answer sessions.

Efficiency Works programs are tailed to meet the customer’s request and demands and through our consultation cycle with you, Efficiency Works will develop a tailor make a program to accommodate your business.

Efficiency Works will ensure programs from the below list are used throughout the workshop and ongoing support will be delivered allowing you and your staff to embed change and continues improvement throughout your business.

  • Value Stream Mapping – provides participants with a basic understanding of process analysis and describes value-adding activity, identifies waste, and identifies business improvement opportunities
  • 7 Wastes – helps identify Value Adding and Non-Value Adding process activities
  • Kaizen – this concept covers a very action-oriented culture with many small process improvements and changes using high levels of input from frontline team members, resulting in good solutions and a high degree of ownership
  • DMAIC/Root Cause Analysis/Problem Solving – (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve, Control). Provides a structured and repeatable way to solve problems and sustain the outcomes
  • Visual Management – shows participants a communication tool that helps to visualise workflow, monitor performance, and identify and solve problems
  • 5S – demonstrates how to improve the workplace by simplifying, organising, and sustaining a productive work environment
  • Just In Time – helps participants understand the benefits of providing products and services only as required by customer demand
  • Leadership & Teamwork – demonstrates how leadership and working as a team has a direct impact on productivity, team morale and workplace culture
  • Theory of Constraints – provides a basic understanding of a methodology for identifying the most important factor that stands in the way of achieving the group’s goals
  • Performance Measurement – develops an understanding of how to collect, analyse and report information and the value of measuring performance
  • Lean Office / Lean Administration – develops an understanding of how the lean tools and techniques can be applied in an office or administrative environment

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Efficiency Works Coaching and Support programs are tailed to meet the customer’s request and demands and with this in mind the program has been developed to be completed in a bootcamp style over 5 Days.

Throughout the duration of the program Efficiency Works Facilitators may have you engaged in several activities which may include Process Simulations to simple Games and Activities that can be used in many cases to demonstrate Process Improvements.


On the completion of the workshop each participant will be award with a certificate of achievement, in outlining the values of the 5-day workshop.

What is in it for your business?

  • Your staff working on improving your business
  • Actual improvements to real business processes
  • Improved business environment for your people
  • More engagement from your staff

What is in it for your people?

  • Better skills to facilitate continuous improvement in the workplace
  • Improved understanding of continuous improvement techniques
  • Opportunity to realise their full potential

The learnings are relevant and applicable to all types of organisations and to all levels of management, administration, and delivery.

The program is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills in Lean Six Sigma to a level that can be deployed in workplace business improvement projects which can produce measurable outcomes. The course also provides a cogent refresher for business improvement specialists and other staff who have had previous exposure to the Lean tools and techniques. The course is suitable for:

  • CI Champions, CI managers and CI delivery staff
  • Executive and senior managers
  • Supervisors
  • Frontline staff
  • Administration and support staff

Efficiency Works engage with professional facilitators that can deliver coaching, certified / non-certified training programs, team building, change management and leadership development services throughout all forms of business from the executive leadership team, senior managers, coordinators / team leaders and employees including contractors and volunteers where appropriate. Efficiency Works facilitators have a vast range of expertise from industry knowledge, practical application to formal qualifications with-in Training and Assessing.

Efficiency Works facilitators utilise a collaborative approach that quickly engages with participants, challenges thinking, transfers knowledge and builds skills. The facilitator utilises a combination of theory, learning exercises, visual aids, and group discussion to ensure that participants are fully engaged through-out the workshops and training programs.

The workshop will deliver the following outcomes & benefits for the organisation:

  • Identification of opportunities to improve productivity and capacity
  • Improve ongoing processes with significant business impact
  • A high-level implementation plan, milestones, and schedule
  • Respond to a disappointing product roll out or missed company goal
  • Anticipate and solve potential problems for key projects
  • Where approved, implementation of ‘quick wins’

What accreditation or recognition does this program have?

This is a non-accredited program.

Does this program have any assessments requirements?

As a non-accredited program this course has no assessment requirements. The course contains several activities designed to reinforce the key skills and knowledge outcomes.

Who is my trainer for my program?

All trainers and assessors have extensive and current industry experience and qualifications that meet the national requirements for VET trainers.

Who do I contact in case of any query regarding my program?

For any program related queries, please email customer support at admin@efficiencyworks.com.au

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Webinar Registration: Building Organisational Resilience through Strategic S&OB and IBP

Join us in April for our next Webinar where Efficiency Works Consultant, James  Bierer will discuss Building Organisational Resilience through Strategic S&OB and IBP.

When: Tuesday 30 April 2024
Time: 12.00pm to 12:45pm
Where: Online