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Improving Improvement

A toolkit for Engineering Better Care

Training

We provide a range of training courses which can be delivered online or face to face:

Training resources

The following resources are available to assist the implementation of the approach described in this toolkit:

  • A Rapid Start Guide is now available to complement this Improving Improvement toolkit.
  • The full contents of this site are also available as a printed book, which may be downloaded as a PDF.
  • The provision of training resources can be discussed by emailing edc-toolkit@eng.cam.ac.uk

Short courses

Cambridge Engineering Better Care provides short courses based on the University of Cambridge Healthcare Innovation Programme. These courses showcase skills in systems leadership, engineering and innovation into effective tools, drawn from the EBC Toolkit, which can be deployed in research, quality improvement, or commercial arenas. Available as accredited one day or one week courses, or bespoke modules, these provide training in the practical understanding and improvement of healthcare technology and systems for those wanting to become future change and innovation leaders.

If you would like to find out more about these courses and how to enrol or create bespoke modules, please contact the Course Director at edc-toolkit@eng.cam.ac.uk.

EBC Academy

The Engineering Better Care Academy delivers Systems Leadership through its training, consultancy and membership programmes, underpinned by the EBC Toolkit. The Academy works directly with individuals, teams and organisations, providing a range of training programmes designed to accelerate collaboration and create positive engagement across industry and business. The EBC Academy’s inclusive and supportive membership structure, enables those looking to go beyond just being a practitioner of the toolkit, to become accredited trainers, providing shared learning across multiple networks. Our goal is to help you successfully deliver sustainable, measurable outcomes in innovation and transformation.

If you would like to find out more about the EBC Academy’s services and how we can help you with training, consultancy and membership, please visit the EBC Academy website.

Academic courses

Our programme, delivered through the University of Cambridge, advances skills in systems leadership, engineering and innovation into effective tools, drawn from the EBC Toolkit, which can be deployed in research, quality improvement, or commercial arenas. Available as Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma and Masters levels, the courses will provide training in the practical understanding and improvement of healthcare technology and systems.

If you would like to find out more about these academic courses, which we anticipate will commence in October 2023 (subject to University approval), and how to enrol, please contact the Course Director at edc-toolkit@eng.cam.ac.uk or complete the enquiries form below.

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Printed versions of toolkit


Printed versions of the Improving Improvement toolkit, worksheets and cards are available on request, please contact edc-toolkit@eng.cam.ac.uk.