Ratchet Up Performance

Find out about training courses that deal with the barriers to year on year performance improvement and provide a road map to industry leading performance.

Lean Maintenance Strategy

Dates: 22-24 February 2022
Location: Coventry
Cost: £1150 + VAT

Learn how to develop a practical proactive maintenance strategy to support Lean manufacturing, TPM or Six Sigma improvement goals. Participants complete a 7 Step Lean Maintenance Review of current practices and develop a customised maintenance improvement plan to progress towards a "zero breakdowns" maintenance culture and optimised asset performance.

A road map to cost effective, value adding maintenance for maintenance leaders and change agents.

At the heart of a Lean Maintenance Strategy are 5 areas of maintenance added value.

Creating an OEE Improvement Road Map

Dates: As required
Location: In house
Cost: £1500

This 1 day workshop provides a train the trainer and OEE leadership primer on developing front line team capability to reduce hidden losses and wastes. It sets out how to use OEE to drive changes in working practices and technical standards as a way of securing year on year sustained improvement in performance.

Post course support can include online coaching to support personal development goals and the application of Focused Improvement tactics.

Writing Better Production Routines

Dates: In house course
Location: In House
Cost: Call 01491 845504

A workshop for those who want to

  • Create Operator routines that are robust, quick to develop and easy to apply,
  • Accelerate the development of operator competence and improve flexibility,
  • Highlight and deal with complex or difficult to do activities to support work simplification and standardisation,
  • Develop clear skill development paths and competency signposts,
  • Engage operators with problem prevention activities and asset care as part of the work routine.

A Blueprint for People Centric Leadership

Dates: Contact for dates
Location: In house workshop

1/2 Day Training Workshop!

Learn how to release superior performance using People-Centric Leadership and workforce engagement.

Understand how the Lean TPM toolbox provides a practical road map to secure the transitions that deliver this advanced mindset. Assess your organisations status on that journey and be able to accelerate progress towards industry leading levels of performance through People Centric Leadership

Writing Practical Maintenance Routines

Dates: Contact for next dates
Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Cost: £795.00 + VAT - 2nd delegate half price

Learn how to create Planned Maintenance routines that are robust, quick to develop and easy to apply. Understand how to make best use of maintenance resources and improve the quality of maintainer reporting.

Be able to reduce human error risk, remove non value adding routines and raise maintainability standards.


Lean Director 2 day Executive Team Workshop

Dates: In house training workshop
Location: In house
Cost: Call for details

Learn how to develop your lean instinct. It may not be what they teach at business school, but in the white heat of the day to day operations, influencing behaviours requires a response to events at an emotional level. Operational leaders need to develop an internal compass to be able to challenge poor practices and guide discussions about where to spend time and money on the journey to excellence.

Workshop learning goals cover

  • Learn what elite highly effective operational leaders do differently to create a proactive improvement culture.
  • Understand the wiring up behind behaviours and how exemplar organisations use this to achieve more with less.
    Know how to benchmark your organisation against industry leading performers and how to use this insight to release the full value adding potential of your organisation.
  • Develop a bespoke Lean Leadership road map to accelerate the pace of engagement, transformational change and performance improvement.

Practical Lean Leadership For Team Leaders and Managers

Dates: Call for next dates
Location: Reading
Cost: £1150.00 + VAT - 2nd delegate half price

The workshop provides operational leaders and change agents across the organisation with the lean leadership skills to accelerate progress on their lean journey as part of the day to day routine.

By the end of the workshop, delegates will understand how to surface Lean wastes as well as issues and barriers to progress, apply visualisation tools that home in on key success factors, establish realistic and achievable targets and guide teams on their journey towards them.

Beyond 5S - Improving Work Space Synchronicity 3 Day Workshop

Dates: In House Training Workshop
Location: Your Plant
Cost: £4500 + VAT

5S is widely used to define individual workplace layouts but its true power is in the development of synchronised islands of activity covering both material and information flows. A 3 day workshop with practical activities designed to take participants on a journey from disorganised to organised to workplace systems that support synchronicity and flow across the end to end value stream.

Workshop goals are

  • Learn how to lock in the gains of 5S
  • Understand how to engage those in the workplace with improving workflow synchronicity
  • Know how to build self managed workplace processes
  • Be able to move beyond the theory of 5S to improve all aspects of daily working.


Engagement Skills For Managers & Team Leaders

Dates: In House Training Workshop
Location: In house
Cost: Call 01491 845504

The aim of this interactive three-day workshop is for managers and team leaders to learn how to develop the practical skills to systematically engage their direct reports with the challenge of change and improve collaboration with colleagues and partner organisations. The outcome will be more robust and resilient working relationships which deliver higher levels of performance.

Workshop goals are to help

  • Managers and Team Leaders who have been tasked with improving performance through their teams.
  • Those tasked with releasing the full potential of cross functional teams and supply chain networks.
  • Managers of outsourced services tasked with improving vendor performance.

Lean Office Green Belt Training

Dates: In House Training Workshop
Location: In house
Cost: £1150.00 + VAT - 2nd delegate half price

The gains from systematic improvement of these processes can be easily quantified in terms of improved transaction speed, productivity and customer service. Lead time reductions of 70% are not uncommon when business processes are reviewed for the first time.

Workshop Goals are:

  • Learn how to apply Lean principles to business processes to improve the value added to internal and external customers.
  • Understand how to identify, prioritise and mobilise improvements that target business wide priorities derived from Business strategy.
  • Know how to engage office team experience in improving process resilience and deliver better value for the customer.
  • Be able to develop realistic and achievable improvement plans to systematically deal with the contributors to the recurring problem, evolve a Lean culture and develop innovation systems, improve collaboration with internal and external customers/suppliers to improve workflow, improve the visibility of workflow tracking..