Business Apprenticeships

Business Improvement Practitioner

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How can a Business Improvement Practitioner Apprentice help your business?

Improvement Practitioners use a blend of Lean and Six Sigma, project and change management principles and tools to identify and lead the delivery of change across organisational functions and processes, they can also be found across all sectors. Duties include, identifying potential opportunities, diagnosing issues, proposing solutions and implementing changes and controls, coaching teams and sharing best practice and leading projects.

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Business Improvement Practitioner – FAQs

Still not sure if the Business Improvement Practitioner apprenticeship is right for your business? Check out some of the most commonly asked questions about this apprenticeship below:

Who is this the Business Improvement Practitioner Apprenticeship suitable for?

This Apprenticeship is ideal for anyone who is looking to identify and lead the delivery of change across organisational functions and processes.

What will this apprenticeship cover?
  • Compliance: Legislative and customer compliance requirements including health and safety.
  • Team formation & leadership: Decision-making techniques e.g. consensus, authority rule, majority rule.
  • Project management: Business case, risk analysis and management, toll-gate reviews, work breakdown structure, lessons learned, pilot studies, project review, process management and measures, benefits tracking.
  • Presentation & reporting: Reporting templates, message mapping, case for change.
  • Change management: Stakeholder identification, analysis and management (RACI). Change curve, resistance characteristics, change sponsorship, compelling point of view.
  • Principles & methods: Business value of Lean and Six Sigma improvement methods – 8D, practical problem solving, Define Measure Analyse Improve Control, Design for Six Sigma.
What qualification(s) will my apprentice receive?
  • Level 4 Business Improvement Practitioner
  • Access to expert support and guidance
  • Use of an innovative e-portfolio system that provides an interactive and content rich environment through which the apprenticeship will be delivered.
  • Regular progress reviews with apprentices and their employer.
What can my apprentice progress onto next?
  • Full Time Marketing Manager Role
  • Level 6 Operations Manager Apprenticeship
  • Level 4 Business Improvement Practitioner Apprenticeship
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‘The Training Initiative are very informative and i’d highly recommend them. Great company to choose to do your training with. Very informative, apprenticeship is very well set out and structured. They’re always on hand for any queries you may stumble across whilst studying also very quick with feedback and marking. I’d highly recommend The Training Initiative.’

‘I’m really enjoying the Apprenticeship and I am learning a lot that I can apply to job role as a Marketer. My specialist tutor Ian is also really engaging and is always available if I have questions. I fully recommend TTI Apprenticeships!’

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