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Lean Operations Management Executive Short Course

TWIMS Campus 74 Everton Road, Everton, Durban, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa

Course Overview The course explores and unpacks the foundational elements of Lean Operations and solidifies the thinking that integrating lean strategies into the operations management system is a fundamental foundational requirement. The underlying culture and value systems imbued within lean operations management are explored, including the characteristics of lean leadership which are pertinent to the […]

Women As Manufacturing Leaders

Course Overview Manufacturing battles to attract and retain women in leadership positions. With advanced technology changing the future skill set required in the industry, manufacturers need to tap the largest talent pool possible. Research has shown that women in leadership positions can provide greater diversity of perspectives, innovation and a more balanced approach to management. […]

From Product to Platform – The New Manufacturing Frontier Masterclass

TWIMS Campus 74 Everton Road, Everton, Durban, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa

Course Overview This TWIMS Masterclass considers how the manufacturing frontier is being challenged by the rapid emergence of new platform models permeating the markets (IoT) and supply chains (Industrial IoT) of manufacturers. What are the implications of these platform technologies? What are the likely implications for South African manufacturers? The Masterclass is exploratory in design […]

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Green Manufacturing

Course Overview The Green Manufacturing Executive Short Course considers the pertinent issues surrounding the green economy debate and why they are critical to the manufacturing sector. Manufacturing is a key contributor to the world’s environmental problems. The technologies it has deployed, the materials it uses, and the complex inbound and outbound value chains it has […]

Competitive Strategies for Manufacturers Masterclass

TWIMS Campus 74 Everton Road, Everton, Durban, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa

Course Overview In an era of worldwide economic instability, the survival and competitiveness of manufacturing companies depend on their practices and capabilities to adapt to external environments, which are attributed to changes in customer preferences, government regulations, technology and competitors. This strategic alignment of internal resources and external market requirements enables not only survival, but […]

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Lean Supply Chain Management

TWIMS Campus 74 Everton Road, Everton, Durban, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa

How Lean Is Your Supply Chain?   Course overview: The Lean Supply Chain Management Executive Short Course focuses on the extension of lean management philosophies and practices through manufacturing supply chains. The course considers how advanced manufacturers (and their major customers) position their supply chains for competitive advantage and optimise them through the application of […]

African Trade and Industrialization Executive Short Course

TWIMS Campus 74 Everton Road, Everton, Durban, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa

Course Overview This course explores the key role of African trade and industrial development for the future of South African - based manufacturers and prepares course participants to take advantage of emerging regional opportunities through the application of a selection of strategic approaches to African expansion. It starts with a focus on continental economic and […]

Lean Leadership: Building Collaborative and Psychologically Safe Teams

TWIMS Campus 74 Everton Road, Everton, Durban, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa

Lean Leadership: Building Collaborative and Psychologically Safe Teams   Course Overview: The Lean Leadership Masterclass was designed to elaborate on the various facets underpinning lean leadership behaviours and skills within the manufacturing sector. It positions this leadership stance as an imperative skill for managers leading within this space, now more than ever. With the rise […]

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Trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

TWIMS Campus 74 Everton Road, Everton, Durban, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa

Trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Masterclass overview: Although intra-African trade is still low, Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the fastest-growing regions in the world and the push for intra-African trade is advancing through the likes of the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) and the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The […]

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Sustainable Finance

TWIMS Campus 74 Everton Road, Everton, Durban, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa

Course OverviewGlobally organisations are being forced to disclose and report extensively on their triple bottom line which has given rise to the ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) reporting frameworks. This framework is based on the ideology of organisations that prioritise sustainability as being more resilient in the long term. The Sustainable Finance Executive Short Course […]