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For Lancashire SMEs

Building a successful business is not easy. Rapidly scaling a business such that it grows exponentially is especially challenging. In recognition of this challenge, the Boost Bespoke Programme has developed and presents a brand new series of growth workshops.

This event delivered over two days provide a new specialist set of power tools that help overcome the most common growth constraints. These hands-on events will help you and your team quickly convert your ambitious strategic plan into a profitable operational reality.

Day One (November 10, 2021): Lean Awareness – This workshop will provide an understanding of what Lean is, its origins, the eight wastes and how to identify them and, more importantly, how to eliminate them.

With plenty of sessions throughout the day showing practical examples of Lean tools and techniques, this workshop provides proven, practical tool kits for staff at all levels of the business on the start of a lean journey, or just to understand the fantastic benefits.

This is the starting point for those who want to transform their business and achieve real improvements with significant bottom line benefits. Attendees will be well on their way to becoming lean champions within their own workplace.

Day Two (November 25, 2021): Future Proofing – Based on the LEAN Principles, how to build continuous improvement, setting up SOP’s, implement training and managing through using dashboards. Understanding and implementing KPI’s, visual management and standardisation.

John Woodruffe: A Lean expert with vast knowledge and experience in implementing the tools and techniques in all sizes of businesses, from small to Blue Chip. Successfully changed cultures in these businesses and promoted and continuous improvement attitude with their staff.
Business development specialist with an extensive knowledge in manufacturing, from developing short to long term business plans to the implementation of Lean through site and corporate wide organisations.

Complete business diagnostic and health checks available to help develop the business solution.

Boost is Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub and is led by the Lancashire LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership) and Lancashire County Council and supported by funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

The Boost Bespoke programme is a tailored funded support programme available through Boost. It is managed by Winning Pitch and includes tailored coaching workshops to help accelerate growth and peer-to-peer board networks to help business owners and managers build a network of trusted advisers.

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