The Businesswise programme is designed to provide a thorough understanding of how a business works from a financial point of view, and how every employee can contribute to improved Return on Assets by understanding the effects of improving quality and reducing waste.
Module A: Business Basics
Starting a Business
The Assets of a Business
The Business Process (Suppliers-Business-Customers)
Money In and Money Out
Module B: Sales, Costs and Profit
Money In = Sales
Money Out = Costs
Profit and its Uses
Module C: Quality and Waste
What is Quality?
The Chain of Customers
Pictorial graphics in a delegate workbook, as well as a cash flow simulation model are used to communicate basic business concepts. These concepts are related to the job through extensive use of structured group exercises. The programme forms the basis for an Application Project which requires every employee to analyse his/her job for quality problems. The project facilitates transfer of learning and provides the opportunity for significant cost savings.
Course duration is two days. Presented in company. Further programmes can be conducted by licenced instructors on a modular basis.
FOR WHOM INTENDED
All non-management employees who have less than a Grade 10 level of education. The programme accommodates semi-literate and illiterate employees, as well as those with a greater degree of literacy.