On Thursday 26 October 2023, ODI hosted a Conference – Operations Excellence: A Never-ending Journey, at the Premier Hotel OR Tambo in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Manage Basic Team Dynamics and Techniques (for Continuous Business Improvement) is a 4-day Skills Programme that addresses five performance areas (PA’s).
In a production or manufacturing environment, maintenance is necessary for smooth and safe daily plant operations. Maintenance engineers not only monitor the existing systems and equipment, they also recommend improved systems and help decide when systems are outdated and in need of replacement.
ODI’s Valery Hansen is facilitating this group of CTP delegates completing their NQF3 National Certificate in Management learnership.
Gold Fields South Deep, enrolled members of staff to complete ODI’s NQF3 National Certificate in Management (Supervision for Energised Work Teams). Comprising of 8 modules, this learnership is facilitated by Maryke Bergh.
I am often asked for a definition of operations excellence. My effort is the following: A continuous focus on strengthening an organisation’s operations improvement capability, through a system of knowledge that is embedded into the people, processes and technology, and which is the organisation’s way of working.
This qualification aims to prepare first-line managers in a manufacturing environment to undertake a broader management role in their organisation. It lays the foundation for further management development and movement into more senior positions.
ODI’s Mbali Tshabalala, recently facilitated a group of learners from De Beers Venetia, completing their NQF 3 National Certificate in General Management, at their offices. Venetia mine, opened in 1992. It is an open-pit mine and the country’s largest producer of diamonds, contributing 40 per cent of the country’s annu