MSS50316 Diploma in Competitive Systems and Practices

MSS50316 Diploma in Competitive Systems and Practices reflects the role of managers, technical specialists or those in similar job roles that are responsible for the implementation of competitive systems and practices to improve efficiency of an organisation. Increased competitiveness in Australian industry has highlighted the need for the introduction of world class Competitive Systems and Practices. Most businesses recognise the need to continuously improve operations, develop operational staff & provide knowledge & skills to remain competitive. Businesses need to improve efficiencies, reduce waste of all kind & have employees trained with the necessary skills to problem solve issues.

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge required by a manager or technical specialist to determine and supervise the strategy for implementing competitive systems and practices in an organisation and the organisation’s value chain.

The qualification assumes that a learner has current or past work experience where operational or technical skills have already been gained and a managerial or technician level of responsibility exists. For this reason, the qualification is not suitable for direct entry from school.

Typically, the implementation work will be undertaken with a combination of theory and projects. This provides an opportunity to address a specific issue or area and achieve defined outcomes. Corporate Partners programs are delivered through structured on-the-job learning, workshops and include one-to-one guidance and coaching for clients when required.

Training and Assessment sessions are conducted with the learners in a client company workplace, on the job, utilising the company’s facilities. This program is ideal for skills development and demonstrating competency so any skills program should incorporate or be embedded within real work activities.

MSS50316 Diploma in Competitive Systems and Practices is typically 18 months to complete with 66 sessions. This time will vary due to learners taking leave, holidays or other leave during the program.

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