MSS80316 - Graduate Certificate in Competitive Systems and Practices

Experienced Competitive Systems and Practices manager? Achieve formal recognition.

If you're a highly experienced team leader, expert or manager in the implementation of competitive systems and practices, with a great deal of experience performing change management functions utilising lean principles, value chain liaison and development of a supporting organisational culture, then you may be eligible to achieve your Graduate Certificate in Competitive Systems and Practices via RPL. This is the perfect opportunity to raise your career profile through formal recognition.

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To be awarded the MSS80316 Graduate Certificate in Competitive Systems and Practices competency must be achieved in four (4)  elective units of competency, as specified below:

  • a minimum of three (3)  units of competency from Group A
  • one (1)  additional unit of competency from Group A or Group B.

The Group B elective unit may also be chosen from other qualifications in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses where that unit is available at Certificate IV level or above.

Note : Units with prerequisites are marked with an asterisk*. Prerequisite units must be counted in the total number of units required for achievement of the qualification. Refer to individual units for details.

 

Elective units  

Group A 

 

Unit code 

Unit title 

MSS407001

Prepare for and implement change

MSS407002

Review operations practice tools and techniques

MSS407003

Analyse process changes

MSS407004

Facilitate improvements in the internal value stream

MSS407005

Undertake a qualitative review of a process change

MSS407006

Build relationships between teams in an operations environment

MSS407007

Respond to a major non-conformance

MSS407008

Capture learning from daily activities in a organisation

MSS407009

Facilitate improvements in the external value stream

MSS407010

Improve visual management in the workplace

MSS407011

Manage benchmarking studies

MSS407012

Lead a process to determine and solve root cause for a complex problem

MSS407013

Review continuous improvement processes

MSS408001

Develop the competitive systems and practices approach

MSS408002

Audit the use of competitive tools

MSS408008

Analyse data for relevance to organisation learning

 

Group B 

 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

MSS408003

Develop models of future state operations practice

 

MSS408004

Develop the value stream

 

MSS408005

Develop knowledge systems and learning processes for an organisation

 

MSS408006

Develop and refine systems for continuous improvement in operations

 

MSS408007

Develop problem solving capability of an organisation

 

MSS405002

Analyse and map a value stream

 

MSS405003

Manage a value stream

 

MSS405006

Develop a Balanced Scorecard

 

MSS405007

Introduce competitive systems and practices to a small or medium enterprise

 

MSS405020

Develop quick changeover procedures

 

MSS405022

Design a process layout

 

MSS405023

Develop a levelled pull system for operations and processes

 

MSS405024

Apply the theory of constraints

 

MSS405030

Optimise cost of product or service

 

MSS405031

Undertake value analysis of a product or process costs in terms of customer requirements

 

MSS405032

Analyse cost implications of maintenance strategy

 

MSS405033

Optimise office systems to deliver to customer demand

 

MSS405040

Manage 5S system in an organisation

 

MSS405050

Determine and improve process capability

*

MSS405052

Design an experiment

*

MSS405053

Manage application of six sigma for process control and improvement

*

MSS405070

Develop and manage sustainable energy practices

 

MSS405081

Develop a proactive maintenance strategy

 

MSS405082

Adapt a proactive maintenance strategy to the process operations sector

 

MSS405083

Adapt a proactive maintenance strategy for a seasonal or cyclical business

 

MSS017001

Analyse and determine organisational risk areas in sustainability

 

MSS017002

Determine process loss through mass balancing

 

MSS017003

Identify and respond to external sustainability factors for an organisation

 

MSS017004

Lead sustainable strategy deployment

 

MSS027002

Apply environmental legislation, codes and standards

 

MSMENV672

Develop workplace policy and procedures for environmental sustainability

 

Entrants to the MSS80316 Graduate Certificate in Competitive Systems and Practices are required to have one or more of the following:

  • a relevant Advanced Diploma or Diploma qualification
  • a relevant Certificate IV qualification together with significant relevant vocational practice at a team leader/technical specialist role or higher in an organisation
  • relevant extensive vocational practice without formal qualifications at a team leader/technical specialist role or higher in an organisation
  • a relevant Bachelor Degree
  • another higher education qualification, with relevant vocational practice.

 

A relevant qualification that would support entry to the MSS80316 Graduate Certificate in Competitive Systems and Practices should include aspects of administration, operations, office administration, logistics or manufacturing processes, including features such as productivity measurement, efficiency and effectiveness.

 

For the purposes of this qualification the term vocational practice is defined as experience in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices with responsibility for implementation for a team, area, site or part of the value chain of the organisation.

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