ICBE Advanced Productivity Skillnet

ICBE Advanced Productivity Skillnet

This comprehensive Skillnet is committed to promoting innovation and productivity through industry-led training for the manufacturing and service sectors in Ireland. Advanced methodologies and technology are key focus areas.

Focusing initially on Lean, Six Sigma and Shingo, this Skillnet has expanded to include key technologies and methodologies from automation to data analytics and additive manufacturing.


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Types of training included in this Skillnet are:

  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt
  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Innovation Yellow Belt
  • Innovation Green Belt
  • Lean Manufacturing Tools
  • Lean Applied to the Office Environment
  • Training Within Industry (TWI)
  • Job Instruction Training (JIT)
  • Job Methods Training (JMT)
  • Standard Work
  • Value Stream Mapping (VSM)/ Material & Information Flow (M&I Study)
  • Systematic Problem Solving
  • Systematic Problem Solving
  • Hoshin Kanri/Strategy Deployment
  • People/Human Side of Lean
  • Lean Certification Programme
  • Tiered Meetings & Leadership Coaching
  • High Performance Mentoring for Advanced Productivity
  • Shingo Prize Workshops
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Lean LAB Training
  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Lean Lite Workshop
  • Certified Quality Engineer (CQE)
  • Automation/Robotics Programme
  • Lean Mentoring & Coaching
  • Production Planning & Control
  • 8 Step Problem Solving
  • Developing High performing Mentors for CI Projects
  • Strategic Leadership Training
  • Design of Experiments (DoE)
  • Team Collaboration Process and Tools
  • Employee Engagement
  • Information / Data Capture, Analysis and Use in Manufacturing/Supply Chain
  • Using / Application of Data to make Business Decisions
  • Data Visualisation
  • Enterprise Excellence & Strategy Deployment
  • Continuous Improvement Workshops
  • Agile Work

The ICBE provided tremendous mentorship and guidance for Boston Scientific Cork as we successfully challenged for the Shingo Prize in 2016. ICBE membership provides that forum of learning and collaboration that truly allows for Continuous Improvement to never end. Improving the job is the job!

Sean Gayer, VP Operations, Boston Scientific Cork

Contact: Aidan Kelly - Network Manager aidan@icbe.ie

Kate de Courcy - Network Executive kate@icbe.ie


Training Programmes

ICBE Advanced Productivity Skillnet