Industry Business Unit Management

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Learn about the Industry Business Unit Management course.

Part of the Industry Operations Leadership & Management Program.

Industry Business Unit Management

COURSE OVERVIEW

Online Live

The Industry Business Unit Management course participants will develop the operational competencies and industry insights needed to maneuver, sustain, and efficiently execute an industry business unit (IBU).

Participants will focus on understanding the anatomy of an IBU, supply chain management, the digitization of industry operations, key operational tools, project planning, change management, strategies to scale, as well as risk management. Participants will be equipped to undertake and optimize Industry 4.0 Business Unit Operation.

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Skilled Industry Experts

Hear from academic instructors and experienced industry experts across disciplines.

Accelerated Learning

Achieve more than you expected in each burst 60 - 90 minute topic sessions over 3 days.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain an understanding of the Lean Manufacturing Methodology within an Industry 4.0 context, and the enabling factors needed to drive innovation, agility, and flexibility within an Industry Business Unit.

  • Principles of logistics & supply chain management, understanding the anatomy of an industry business unit, project planning & execution, and how to manage, cultivate and develop necessary team skills.

  • Learn the principles of risk management, driving continuous improvement & change management, the attributes of managing unionized and non-unionized employees, understand the impact of sustainability and environmental challenges faced by industry, and scaling strategies needed to enable resilient, efficient Industry Business Units.

20

Hours of Training

Weeks

Day a Week

Modules

Course Content Breakdown

Module 1

  • Gain an understanding of the LEAN manufacturing methodology and how it continues to evolve within an Industry 4.0 environment.

  • Learn first-hand from senior business executives the necessary skills, opportunities, and techniques needed to execute innovative & agile industry business units.

  • Learn how to define, cultivate and develop skills within leaders of your team in order to cultivate high talent individuals.

Module 2

  • Learn the execution principles of maintaining a high-performance industry business unit.

  • Understand best practices and how to implement intent-based project management techniques, to enhance innovation and collaboration. 

  • Get introduced to a risk management model and learn how to build a robust risk management plan for an industry department.

  • Understand how sustainability is transforming industry, and the best practices to adopt within an Industry Business Unit.

Module 3

  • Understand how to adopt continuous improvement from the tactical to department level within an organization, building on the attributes of intent-based execution.

  • Learn first-hand the principles of logistics and supply chain management through the lens of senior executives who managed worldwide supply chains through the pandemic. 

  • Understand how best to utilize Human Resources to manage talent from the emerging workforce, as well as the best practices to adopt to manage the leaders within your organization.

  • Learn from leading industry leaders the best practices to scale agile, flexible, resilient industry business units.

Who Should Attend?

Directors, Senior Managers, Supervisors, Managers, Lead Hands, Officers, Senior NCO’s, Small to Medium Sized Business Owners, and Consultants. 

 

Participants with relevant work/technical/leadership experience looking to obtain an industry leadership university credential.

Upcoming Course Dates

View the dates for our upcoming program courses.

Admission Details

Participants should have relevant work experience in their industry field; a college or university education is an asset but not required.

 

Please contact the Program Lead if you have specific questions about the background knowledge required to maximize your benefits from the program.

Our Industry Experts

Meet the speakers, mentors and panelists on the Industry Operations Leadership & Management Program.

Enrollment Options

Option 1: IOLM Program Participant

Industry Mentorship Program | Six Certificates

Most participants/businesses and organizations enroll as an IOLM Program Participant. The participants complete all five courses and enroll in the Group Mentorship Program.

Letter of Recognition: Recieve a Letter of Recognition outlining the skills and capabilities taught. As well any mentee with a 10% or higher performance improvement are noted as demonstrating potential as a high talent member.


Sixth Certificate: Participants who complete the IOLM program will obtain a sixth certificate - Industry Operations Leadership & Management in addition to the five awarded for each course.

Option 2: Per Course

Complete one or more the IOLM courses in any order you wish. Course participants will not be enrolled under the Group Mentorship Program. A single Micro-Credential Certificate will be awarded for each course completed.

Tuition & Fees

Please note costs noted below are in CAD dollars, and do not include the 13% HST - Harmonized Sales Tax charged for Canadian Applicants.

NGEN AMP UP Participants & Association Members

Enrolment Option 1: Full IOLM Program Participant.

All 5 Courses | 6 Certificates | Mentorship Program

$3,750 CAD

Enrolment Option 2: Per Course

Course Certificate

$750 CAD

McMaster Alumni, NGEN Members & Veterans

Enrolment Option 1: Full IOLM Program Participant.

All 5 Courses | 6 Certificates | Mentorship Program

$7,500 CAD

Enrolment Option 2: Per Course

Course Certificate

$1500 CAD

Regular Cost

Enrolment Option 1: Full IOLM Program Participant.

All 5 Courses | 6 Certificates | Mentorship Program

$10,000 CAD

Enrolment Option 2: Per Course

Course Certificate

$2000 CAD

Learn more about our subsidy programs, and pre-qualifying requirements.

Industry Business Unit Management Course Brochure

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Program Lead

Industry Operations Leadership & Management

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PROGRAM LEAD

Ashan Corea

McMaster University

W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology

Certificates of Completion Professional Programs

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Learn more about the Industry Operations Leadership & Management Program, the Industry Mentorship Program, the five courses offered, and six McMaster Certificates.

  • Industry Operations Leadership Fundamentals

  • Industry Tactical Planning & Execution

  • Industry Business Unit Management

  • Advanced Leadership Skills

  • Advanced Operations Management

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