Resources

We have put together a mix of self help articles, video's and diagnostic tools.  

Please feel free to download and should you require any assistance we would be happy to help.

Video: Workplace Learning

Workplace Learning programmes add value to training activities by accelerating adult learning and engagement with new ideas.

As academic curriculums struggle to keep up with the pace of technological advance, workplace learning will be even more important in the future.

So how can we make best use of that process?

 

Lean Tpm - a Blueprint for Change

Delivering long-term performance improvement is a two part process beginning with…. Creating a sense of purpose

This article, written by Dennis McCarthy of DAK Consulting and Dr Nick Rich of the University of Wales, Swansea, is based on research into why some organisations are able to deliver year on year improvement whereas others, using the same Lean and TPM toolbox, have less success.

Video: Tpm: The Missing Link to Year on Year Performance Improvement

A plain English guide, setting out why TPM is so much more than operator maintenance. The TPM road map is characterised by practical workplace activities leading to increased operational reliability and year on year gains in performance. The practical nature of TPM increases shop floor problem ownership, develops skills and facilitates cross functional collaboration. It is a blueprint for organisational development and cultural change.

TPM was originally translated from the Japanese creators as Total Productive Maintenance. This guide also illustrates why TPM is more aptly translated as Total Productive Manufacturing.

 

20 Reasons to Attend the TPM Best Practice Workshop

Take a look at a sample of delegate learning goals to illustrate the practical issues dealt with by the course content. Please click and download the PDF.

Developing People Centric Leaders

Organisations with outstanding levels of performance achieve that over time through an internal network of improvement leaders. To deliver year on year performance gains, those in key improvement roles such as Team Leaders coach their teams to meet the overlapping performance challenges of::

  • Taming Technology
  • Raising Operational Performance
  • Delivering Business Growth and New Skills

Key skills for People Centric Leaders to master:

  • Setting improvement priorities
  • Defining improvement tactics and mobilising resources against a realistic and achievable timetable;
  • Train and coach improvement team members to progress along that improvement path with confidence
  • Enrol and engage those impacted with the change with the compelling need to adopt and refine the improved approach

Find out more about our courses to develop team leader improvement skills

Video: Delivering Change and Engagement

The most powerful lever for workforce engagement are the conversations that leaders have with their direct reports and managers.

Those conversations are driven by the way in which performance indicators are used. Get this right and it will facilitate workforce engagement so what do leaders need to do to make this happen?

 

Management Standard Work for Supervisors and Team Leaders

When Lean principles are applied to management processes, the outcome is management standard work. Find out how that can lead to increased engagement of front line teams with self-management and performance improvement.

 

First Line Manager Improvement Leader Programme

CI skill development route map as a sequence of foundation, intermediate and advanced skills. All Team Leaders should be competent in the foundation skills

20 Reasons to Attend Fundamentals of Maintenance Management Workshop

Take a look at a sample of delegate learning goals to illustrate the practical issues dealt with by the course content. Please click and download the PDF.

Deliver Projects Faster, Cheaper, Better!

Early Equipment Management is a continuous improvement process that will systematically improve your organisations ability to deliver new product, new equipment and new systems in less time with less resource and higher return on investment.