Benchmarking Skills





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Are you interested in delivering your own course in benchmarking skills? Well, you’ve come to the right place.

These benchmarking skills training course materials will help develop the benchmarking skills of your audience and ensure you deliver a successful benchmarking skills training course.

This course is designed to be delivered to managers, team leaders, supervisors and front line staff.

How it works

We know that benchmarking is one of those terms that business managers and experts keep talking about. And, it’s a process that most people are not so clear about.

Over the years, we’ve learnt that for companies to be successful they must be constantly incorporating best practices.

So, benchmarking is how most companies achieve these improvements. Basically, it is an in-depth critical examination within a company. And, it involves exploring products or processes when compared with those of another company.

Today we’re excited to provide a very practical set of training content that you can use to deliver your own course in benchmarking skills.

What is included

You will receive a 72 page scripted facilitator manual and 82 Powerpoint Slides.

Instantly download a 67 page participant manual. This has been created in Microsoft Word for easy customization. And, it also contains all exercises, tests and further reading required.

Also included are 14 Expert Training Guides that will help you deliver this course to others.

Course overview

The following topics are covered within the slides, manuals and support materials provided.

What is benchmarking – The course begins by looking best practices, standards, and outcomes. Use the content to train your audience on how to introduce successful benchmarking projects.

Benchmarking projects – Explore the reasons why benchmarking projects are needed. And, how to scope this activity. Establish the source of the benchmarking project statement. Use these materials to explore how to define the actual benchmarking project. And, how to focus on understanding the process and measures.

The project team – Outline how to build the project team and the roles required.

The benchmarking process – In this section, use the content to teach your audience on how to select the benchmarking approach to be used. This decision on approach will help to set the objectives of the project. And, explore how to prepare and plan activities. Next, explore how to implement the project plan using both desk-based benchmarking and site visits. This section ends by teaching participants how to review project findings. And, your audience will also learn about implementing any improvements and evaluating the project.

Why some benchmarking projects fail – Prepare your audience by providing some of the reasons why some projects may not succeed.

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Learning objectives

Upon completion of this course in benchmarking skills, your participants will be able to:

– Understand the importance of benchmarking.

– Identify the components of a benchmarking system.

– Describe why benchmarking projects to fail.

– Understand how employees influence benchmarking projects.

– Develop a benchmarking project.

– Identify the role of benchmarking.


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Head – Supply & Distribution
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