10-step Project Planning Workshop (15 Aug 2019)

Introduction

Project plans and project networks have failed in most organizations to drive correct behaviors among program and project managers, executives, and resource managers. Many people involved in projects do not like to use project plans and networks because they are so cumbersome and often obsolete soon after execution begins. This course is devoted to correcting the problem of useless project plans and networks.

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Little’s Law and Law of Variability – You Must Know for Effective Operations Management

Little’s Law and Law of Variability

You Must Know for Effective Operations Management

Introduction

Variability is a fact of life. In operations systems, many important quantities are variable, including process times, equipment uptimes, equipment downtimes, product demands, yield rates, number of workers who show up on a given day, and a host of others. Because of the prevalence of variability and its disruptive influence on system performance, understanding it is critical to effective operations management.

This workshop is to go through the Little’s Law and Law of Variability, the two important laws of operations science that executives must understand for efficacy operations management.

 

Course Outline

1. What is Little’s Law
2. Little’s Law in Multiple Process
3. Application in Multi-products Production System
4. Example of Applications in Service Environment
5. Shortfalls of Little’s Law
6. What is Law of Variability
7. How to Measure Variability
8. Impact of Variability to Utilization and Waiting Time
9. Case Examples
10. Exercises

Certification

Certificate of Successful Completion will be awarded to students who have achieved attendance criteria.

Fee

  • Registered Professionals, Six Sigma Community Buddies: FREE
  • Others: HK$500

Language: Mainly English with some Cantonese

Venue: Unit 1627, 16/F, Star House, No. 3 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Date:
Time Slot: 1 AUG 2019 (Sat) Course Code: LLLV-19AUG01P

CPD Credit: 2 credits

Time: 1 Day, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

How to use AI-Expert System and the Knowledge Management Tools to capture Experience and Knowledge for excellent performance? (16 Jun 2019)

Introduction

We say, learn from mistakes, but why not learn from others’ mistakes to avoid repeating the same mistakes again. Knowledge is power but how can we capture the knowledge from experts and build a system for users in a later stage? This short course will equip with participants tools to capture experience and knowledge from him/herself and from others, especially from experts. The captured experience and knowledge will enable participants avoid repeating the same mistakes or succeeding in a faster speed. By the end of this workshop, participant can able to develop an Expert System with a software (without purchase one for workshop).

Target

All participants who would like to capture relevant experience and knowledge from work and to explore the software Expert System for decision making.

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The Challenge of Lean Implementation and How to Overcome Them with Breakthrough (23 May 2019)


Introduction:

Lean is a generic process management philosophy derived from Toyota Production System. Lean considers eliminating or minimizing the expenditure of resources for any goal other than the creation of value for the end customer, which is the core idea of Lean is to maximize customer value by using minimize waste.

The seminar is targeted to people who are interested to Lean Management for their business/ enterprise, or may join our Lean Training programme but want to know more about Lean and raise questions directly in the seminar.

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Knowledge Discovery – Data Mining and Big Data

Knowledge Discovery – Data Mining and Big Data

Introduction

This workshop provides participants with concepts of Big Data, importance of Big Data and its applications in business world. Participants will learn how to discover new knowledge by using Data-Mining, the core technique in Big Data. For this Unit, algorithm in Data Mining will not be discussed hence, all practical exercises will use MS Excel. No advanced arithmetic and knowledge in Excel are required.

Who should attend?

Anyone interested in knowing the Data Analysis (simple data-mining) in Knowledge Discovery and learn how companies using them to their competitive advantages.

Teaching Methodology

  1. Lectures
  2. Case studies
  3. Hands-on exercise

Certification

  • Certificate of Successful Completion will be awarded to students who
    have achieved the attendance criteria.

Course Outline

  1. What is Big Data and how big is big?
  2. Examples of Big Data applications.
  3. DIKW Model
  4. Simple Data Mining concept and theories.

Hands-on workshop on data analysis/mining by using MS Excel.

  • Conduct transactions analysis
  • Carry out “Market Basket” Analysis (Apriori Algorithm)
  • Predict results by Classification

Requirements

  • Basic understanding and use of MS Excel.
  • It is recommended to bring your own portable PCs (SSI will provide limited PCs in classroom, first come for enrollment, first served)

Fee

  • Registered Professionals/ HKQMA Members: HK$ 1,400;
  • Six Sigma Community Buddies: HK$1,500;
  • Others: HK$1,650

Language:

Cantonese, supplemented with English, Handouts and presentations in English

Venue: Unit 1627, 16/F, Star House, No. 3 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Date & Time:

Time Slot 1: 28 Sep & 5 Oct 2019 (Sat) Course Code: KDDMBD-19SEP28A
1st lecture: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM; 2nd lecture: 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM

CPD Credit: 6.5 credits

About the Facilitator

Dr. Victor Leung

Dr. Leung has been working in railway organizations in Hong Kong over 35 years. He is the Vice-Chairman of the Hong Kong Knowledge Management Development Centre and Fellow of HKQMA. He is Adjunct Lecturer of HKU SPACE and has been teaching in the University of Hong Kong, HKU SPACE, MTR Academy and other institutions for years.