FULLY BOOKED - Lean Principles are essential in today’s business world. It is a business strategy that involves everyone in an organisation making sustained continuous improvement “without large capital investments” focusing on eliminating waste in all systems and processes of an organisation. This session is an overview of Lean comprising Workplace Organisation-5S, Quality Cost & Delivery and Process Mapping – Flow Process & Value Stream.
Manufacturers can employ advanced services to strengthen relationships with customers, create new and resilient revenue streams and set high barriers for competitors. The challenge is to develop and deliver such innovative services successfully.
BRISTOL - Building internal strengths and external partnerships +++This free seminar provides an opportunity to explore how your business can develop and extend its innovation capabilities. Discussion will be led by leading researchers working on SME innovation and growth. The first session will focus on building internal strengths for innovation such as skills, R&D and innovation management capabilities. The second session will focus on open innovation and how to identify and develop effective external innovation partnerships
20 UKTI Commercial Officers and selected international buyers from around the globe are expected to participate in All-Energy 2013 and will be available to meet with UK companies to discuss the opportunities that exist in each of their respective markets.
FULLY BOOKED - Team Leaders within a continuous improvement environment will be required to establish and maintain working relationships whilst challenging fixed ideas and deal with disagreements in an amicable and constructive way. The Team Leader is pivotal to motivate, mobilise and help build the team. Problem solving is a key role of a manager and leader. Sometimes people react to problems before they fully understand all the possible factors. Regardless of the nature of the problem you need a good process to use when approaching a problem to resolve it effectively and quickly. “The only constant is change”. For management this presents an exciting challenge to avoid continuous disruption and confusion. To be effective as change agents and implementers managers need to understand how organisations change and why people react in certain ways. Managers require the skills, techniques and awareness to operate effectively in times of change.
A one-day training workshop aimed at providing an overview of the key performance indicators of quality, cost and delivery, and an understanding of how and what to measure for continuous performance improvement.