Education And Training

High impact courses delivered by manufacturers for manufacturers.

Developing People and Improving performance

With over 25 years of expertise in bringing lessons from the factory floor to the classroom, our aim is simple: to deliver the latest thinking and best practice with practical techniques, to develop people and improve the performance manufacturing businesses.

See Our Range Of Upcoming Courses, Ideal If Your Looking To Enhance Your Manufacturing Performance.

In-house Education and Training

Many of our courses can be offered as in-company programmes,  so employees from the same organisation can study the same course alongside each other without leaving the workplace. Course content can be tailored to specific business needs and case studies can focus on actual business issues.

Our Courses

Leadership Development

If you’re looking to improve your management and leadership skills, our Leadership Development Programme will give you the know-how required to make an impact on the shop floor,  enhancing the output of your team and add value to your business. The course combines lean manufacturing techniques with the interpersonal skills necessary to be an effective  leader, giving you the confidence to lead your team to success.

Accelerated Route To Lean

If you want to learn how to boost the bottom-line within your business,  the Accelerated Route to Lean Manufacturing provides you with the right set of skills in a short amount of time.  The programme is designed for individuals responsible for improving productivity and performance in all sizes of manufacturing companies.Students will also have an opportunity to submit a project for a lean fellowship.

Six Sigma Green Belt

Designed for practical, real-world application, to deliver change quickly and sustainably.  The skills can be applied to improve any area of business performance: quality, productivity,  cost within manufacturing, supply chain or support functions. Although the programme is primarily focused on six sigma,  it also includes a range of techniques within lean and TPM, giving students the broadest possible tool kit.

Six Sigma Black Belt

Designed for those taking a lead role in Six Sigma application and deployment within their organisations.  The course covers a wide range of essential and advanced Six Sigma tools and methods taking delegates  to expert practitioner level, enabling them to lead critical and challenging improvement projects and  coach individuals and teams in order to achieve rapid,  effective and sustainable results.

Msc Manufacturing Leadership

The MSc in Manufacturing Leadership is designed for current and future leaders in both small  and large manufacturing businesses, such as middle or senior managers, heads of departments or divisions, directors and CEO’s.  Applications are now being taken for both the MSc and Level 7 Masters level  apprenticeship - in partnership with Lancaster University.

Shingo Discover Excellence Workshop

A two-day workshop that introduces the Shingo Model™, the Guiding Principles  and the Three Insights to Enterprise Excellence™. With real-time discussions and on-site learning at a host organisation,  this program is a highly interactive experience.  It is designed to make your learning meaningful and immediately applicable.

Case Study: Operational Excellence Benchmark Assessment