The Manufacturing Institute's Growth Programme
The Growth Programme provides senior managers, directors and owners with the key skills and tools needed to deliver higher profits, create customer value, drive sales and develop leadership skills.
The Manufacturing Institute recognises that while manufacturers face similar threats and opportunities, every manufacturing business is different, which is why the Growth Programme is bespoke, allowing you to apply the knowledge to your business. The programme is led by Mike Innes, Growth Champion, former Managing Director, Money Controls Ltd.
The key elements of the programme include:
Four days in-company support providing targeted, dedicated guidance delivered by one of our highly experiences and accomplished practitioners who have extensive knowledge of the manufacturing sector and operational excellence.
These are supported by a series of masterclasses providing insights, know-how and practical knowledge, allowing you to challenge your thinking and learn from the experience of successful manufacturing companies.
Industry expert panel will review your company’s growth plans and will use its commercial expertise to advise on their further development. Led by a high-profile team of senior business figures, several with experience of growing SMEs, including:
- Matthew Kimpton-Smith, Managing Director, Cygnet Group
- Nigel Blenkinsop, Director, Powertrain Operations, Jaguar Land Rover
- Frank Hayden, former Group Manufacturing Director, Rolls-Royce, and;
- Vanda Murray, Manchester Airport Group, Carillion Plc.
Upcoming course start dates:
Lancashire - 10 September 2013
Merseyside - 25 September 2013
Manchester - 10 October 2013
The Growth Programme is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) under the Developing Manufacturing Competitiveness and Capability in the North West project.
North West manufacturing SMEs’ growth ambitions are now supported by new investment from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).