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Management Units

These units offer learners the opportunity to demonstrate an achievement of practical skills, understanding and knowledge in the Management of Productivity.

NOCN Management units have been developed at Level 4, Level 5 and Level 7. Each level offers a range of units to support managers who want to improve their skills and knowledge to improve the productivity and performance of teams and individuals. 

Level 4 (UK), Level 5 (India)

These units have been developed for managers who are working in all industry sectors. They are suitable for existing managers who want to improve their knowledge and skills as well as people who are starting off on their careers as aspiring managers. 

Unit Name Credit Value GLH Unit Specification
5S to Improve Productivity   2  10 View
Budget Management  2  10 View
Business Start-Up  4  20 View
Continuous Improvement  4  - View
Corporate Social Responsibility  4  - View
Costing and Financial Control  4  - View
Designing & Implementing a Balanced Scorecard  4  - View
Implementing a Digital Strategy  4  - View
Innovation & Creativity  4  - View
Leadership & Management of Productivity Improvement  4  - View
Managing Customer Service to Improve Productivity  2  - View
Managing Marketing  4  - View 
Mobile Technologies for Improved Productivity  2  - View
New Product Development  4  - View
Organisational Development for Improved Productivity  8  - View
Performance Measurement & Management  4  - View
Planning for Operational Change   4  - View 
Problem Solving for Business  4  - View
Production Engineering  4  - View
Project Management  4  - View 
Quality Management  6  - View
Reducing Waste to Improve Productivity  2  - View
Risk and Issue Management  4  - View
Strategic Planning   4  - View
Supply Chain Management  4  - View 
Using Benchmarking to Improve Performance   4  - View
Workforce Planning to Improve Productivity 4  - View

Level 5 (UK), Level 6 (India)

These units have been developed for Operational/Departmental Managers who wish to develop their Leadership and Management Skills, particularly in relation to developing the productivity and performance of teams and individuals. 

Unit Name Credit Value GLH Unit Specification
Building Relationships  4  12 View
Communication  6  18 View
Financial Management  4  12 View
Innovation and Creativity  6  18 View
Leading and Managing People  9  27 View
Operations Management  10  30 View
Planning and Executing a Performance Improvement Project  8  24 View
Self-Awareness and Personal Effectiveness  4  12 View

Level 7 (UK), Level 8 (India)

These units have been developed for Directors and Senior Managers who wish to develop their leadership and management knowledge and skills, particularly in relation to developing the productivity and performance of their organisation. They are also suitable for those aspiring to senior leadership positions. 

Unit Name Credit Value GLH Unit Specification
Building a Creative and Innovative Organisation  10 30  View
Communication and Relationship-Building  6  18 View
Corporate Social Responsibility as a Key Strategic Issue  6 18 View
Critical Thinking  8 24 View
Customer Relationship Management and Digital Analytics  6 18 View
Global Leadership Challenges – Managing Risks and Responsibilities  8  24 View
Innovations in Skills Development and Talent Management (The Toyota Kata Method) 10   30 View
Keeping Sight of Key Issues in Developing Visual Management System  6  18 View
Leadership of Quality and Brand Value Throughout the Supply Chain  8  24 View
Leading Improvement in Organisational, Team and Individual Performance  10 30  View
Leaning the Value Chain – Developing Lean Thinking  8 24  View
Managing and Improving Operations  8 24  View
Personal Leadership Development  6 18  View
Strategic Leadership of Productivity and Performance Development  10  30 View
Team-Led Productivity Improvement (The Kaizen Approach)  10  30 View