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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Mark Leeson – Operations Director, The Manufacturing Institute

Applications are now being taken for a new Level 7 Masters level apprenticeship aimed at manufacturing leaders.

The Manufacturing Institute and Lancaster University Management School have joined forces to develop the programme which will be open to employees from large businesses under the new Apprenticeship Levy.

It is also open to SME employees with 90 per cent of the cost covered by the government.

The Manchester-based Institute has used more than 20 years of expertise working with manufacturers across the UK and around the world to help create the new qualification with Lancaster University’s Management School.

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Chris Merriman, Managing Consultant at The Manufacturing Institute, has extensive global expertise gained from over 25 years experience in multiple manufacturing, service and IT industries. He takes a look at how leaders and managers are very different – but every business needs a good mix of the two to be successful.

For me a helpful quote than defines the difference between managers and leaders is from Stephen R Covey: “Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.” Managers spend a lot of time looking at the financials, and the operations in order to achieve objectives – but that doesn’t always mean they are doing it right.

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