Our Shingo Cultural Enablers workshop at Newsprinters in Knowsley on 30th & 31st August 2017 is an essential follow-up to our world-class Shingo Discover workshops.

The two-day workshop on August 30th and 31st gives delegates a deeper understanding of how behaviours, systems and principles impact on results.

So what can delegates expect?

“This is for people who have already done our Shingo Discover workshop and are keen to explore further on the Shingo journey,” says Peter Sussex, a Principal Consultant at The Manufacturing Institute.

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Girl power triumphed at The Manufacturing Institute’s Make It Grand Final in Manchester.

The event was the culmination of 12 months of manufacturing Challenges across the North West thanks to funding from the Careers and Enterprise Company and individual sponsors.

Teams of 13 and 14 year olds from North Wales, Cheshire, Manchester, Lancashire and East and West Cheshire came together for a deeper challenge to test their teamwork and enterprise skills at Old Trafford Football Ground.

Despite having just five team members instead of eight, the winners were Penwortham Girls’ School who wowed the judges with their enthusiasm and creativity.

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The Manufacturing Institute is celebrating record customer satisfaction scores across all of its programmes.

The Manchester-based Institute has been delivering training an education programmes to manufacturers from businesses large and small for 23 years.

And the team have continued to build on their exceptional levels of customer satisfaction scores across their ever-popular courses which include Six Sigma, Accelerated Route to Lean, the Team Leader Development Programme and Shingo Discovery workshops.

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Not only has he completed and passed The Manufacturing Institute’s Accelerated Route to Lean Manufacturing Programme, he has also been awarded a prestigious Lean Manufacturing Fellowship.

The extra accolade is for a project at his Rettenmaier UK Manufacturing Limited plant near Nottingham which demonstrates the application of lean principles leading to measurable improvement outcomes.

Said Sean: “I would recommend the ARTL programme to other manufacturers without question. I liked the venue, I liked the people and I liked the work. It was a very well structured course and ticked all the boxes for me to improve my role at Rettenmaier.

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A series of special Make It school challenges – part funded by the Careers and Enterprise Company – are having a big impact on convincing teenagers that manufacturing could be a career for them.

Run by The Manufacturing Institute, the North West Championship Make It heats were aimed at changing young peoples’ views of the sector.

Running alongside the Institute’s annual series of Make It challenges, which are sponsored by a range of manufacturing companies, more than 1,500 13 and 14 year-olds took part in hands-on events in Merseyside, Lancashire, Cumbria, Cheshire and Greater Manchester.

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