The ELFT Improvement Leaders’ Programme (ILP) course includes 8 face to face training days. If you are interested please discuss with your local Clinical or Service Director, or contact your local sponsor. If you are unsure who your local sponsor is please follow this link to find out.

The dates and structure of the course are listed below:

Day 1: 

Intro to the Improvement Leaders’ Programme

Key ingredients for success for a QI project

Coaching sessions with wave 8 project teams

  • Tuesday 25 September, 9:00am-5:00pm

Days 2: 

An introduction to the Model for Improvement

Tools to help your project team decide what to focus on

How to create driver diagrams

Coaching sessions with wave 8 project teams

Completion or review of the wave 7 QI project charter

  • Tuesday 9 October, 9:00am-5:00pm

Day 3 and 4: 

Deming’s Lens of Profound Knowledge

The Model for Improvement (MFI), a deeper dive

MFI Question 1:  What are we trying to accomplish?

MFI Question 2:  How will we know that change is an improvement?

More useful QI tools

MFI Question 3:  What change can we make that will result in an improvement?

Understanding variation conceptually and statistically

Systems thinking and Driver Diagrams

  • Tuesday 30th October, 9:00am-5.00pm
  • Wednesday 31st October, 9.00am-5.00pm

Day 5 and 6: 


Coaching sessions with wave 8 project teams

QI project presentations from previous projects

Reflective session on progress

Demand and capacity workshop

Creativity exercise workshop

QI sponsor support session

  • Tuesday 27th November, 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Wednesday 28th November, 9.00am-5.00pm

Day 7:

Reflective session on progress

Control charts & using data that isn’t numbers

Implementation and scale up

How does it all fit together?

Coaching session with QI coaches

  • Tuesday 29th January 2019, 9:00am-5:00pm

Day 8: Graduation Day

Key note presentation

Project presentations from wave 8

Graduation Ceremony

Celebratory lunch

  • Tuesday 12th March, 9:00am-1:00pm