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Regulated Qualifications: Management & Productivity

NOCN has a variety of products to support people entering management and productivity related professions.

NOCN Group and Institute of Productivity specialise in qualifications and consultation. Our qualifications:

  • help managers to gain skills to increase performance and business competitiveness
  • support and enhance work-based roles, giving learners the opportunity to improve the performance of their teams through productivity improvements from initial identification to evaluation
  • help the workforce gain digital skills
  • help the workforce gain technical knowledge
  • help to improve literacy, numeracy, and soft skills, including employability
  • provide digital productivity learners with recognised qualifications and Microsoft Certification badges
  • provide employers with productive employees with useful Office and related digital skills
  • help local economies grow their digital skilled workforce
  • improve skill levels and generate social mobility for the local workforce
  • enable SME’s to grow and increase exports
  • support capital investment priorities in the local economy
  • supports learners into new employment

Working in partnership with Microsoft Partners

NOCN Group works with Microsoft partners for its digital productivity skills offering. This means that successful learners will receive Microsoft badges as well as an NOCN qualification

Working in partnership with the Institute of Productivity

NOCN Group and the Institute of Productivity (IoP) are strategic partners working together to continuously and sustainably improve productivity, performance and competitiveness. NOCN Group and IoP provide management qualifications and consultation in this region to increase knowledge and professional competency at a global standard.

The IoP works at local, national and international levels to promote productivity via policy formulation, campaigns, initiatives, infrastructure development, education, training, and development. The IoP consults with organisations worldwide to build and deliver on strategies to generate long-term productivity growth, and with it continuous, sustainable, shared value.

Working in partnership with WorldSkills UK

NOCN Group also works with WorldSkills UK to share global skills insights with businesses, education bodies and governments through the UK Productivity Lab – a programme designed to mainstream international skills excellence to help boost productivity and economic competitiveness.