Improving productivity through skills development

Case study: Norseland Ltd.

Norseland Ltd Is an Innovative specialist cheese producer in Somerset. Its products include three of the UK’s number one category brands:

  • Jarlsberg® – UK’s No.1 Deli Cheese with Holes
  • Applewood® – UK’s No.1 Smoky Cheese*
  • Mexicana® – UK’s No.1 Spicy Cheese*

Norseland has been working with ATN to support one of its Management team to undertake the NOCN Management of Productivity Diploma.

Course Units were selected based upon business and employee needs and delivered using a flexible/blended learning approach. The learner was supported throughout the process with discussions of assessment activity, feedback, guidance and regular reviews between the learner and company sponsor. Through consultation with ATN, the following units were undertaken:

  • Strategic Management
  • Continuous Improvement
  • 5S to Improve Productivity
  • Organisational Development for Improved Productivity
  • Workforce Planning to Improve Productivity
  • Performance Measurement & Management
  • Using Benchmarking to Improve Performance
  • Risk and Issue Management
  • Planning for Operational Change