We’ve previously spoken about our MSc in Manufacturing Leadership – from how it’s accredited by Lancaster University, to the key details, to how it’s benefitted delegates. But we’ve not yet homed on the support provided by our Senior Programmes Executive, Anita Kaur.So, we thought we’d ask Anita to talk about
When it comes to customer value, it’s not just about knowing what your market pays for your product. You also need to understand what it is in terms of lean, why it’s important, and how to create it successfully.In this blog, we tell you exactly that.Defining customer valueCustomer value is
At The Manufacturing Institute, we understand that it’s one thing to know what Six Sigma is, and be aware of the benefits it could bring to your business. But, learning how to action it effectively during your manufacturing processes, well, that’s a whole different story.That’s why we wanted to share
When we previously spoke about performance management traps, we didn’t discuss looking backwards, even though many in the industry would say it’s one for the list. Why? Because we personally think that looking backwards can be a very positive thing, provided it’s done in the correct manner. Interested in learning more?
Curious about our MSc in Manufacturing Leadership? You probably already know that it’s accredited by Lancaster University Management School, one of the UK’s leading universities and world’s best business institutions. But what about prerequisites, company benefits, and advantages to the individual? Read on to have your questions answered and discover everything
What exactly is Six Sigma? How can it benefit you? And what’s the DMAIC implementation process? While many are aware that Six Sigma is a fantastic manufacturing performance tool, the mechanics behind it remain largely unknown. So we’re here to take you through everything you need to know about the method,
Believe it or not, problem-solving is a problem in itself. Manufacturers have a habit of making it far more complex than it needs to be – and that’s why most have many problems, rather than just a few. But this doesn’t have to be the case. Problem-solving can be tackled head-on.
Just 11% of UK employees feel engaged at work. This includes those currently working for businesses with dedicated performance management systems. So, what’s the issue? The most likely cause is that managers and leaders have fallen into one or two common performance management traps. In this article, The Manufacturing Institute’s Leadership
‘Keep it simple’. ‘Less is more’. These phrases are often uttered in businesses, but it’s quite rare that they’re followed. In fact, reality shows we don’t value simplicity – instead, we appear to hold complexity in much higher regard. This is despite the fact that a 2019 Deloitte Insights survey revealed
Employers often feel too embarrassed to praise, recognise or appreciate the work of their employees. Today, this must change. What we now need is humility on the part of our leaders. People development (of which recognition plays a big part) is so important. Without it, businesses fall behind. The Manufacturing Institute’s