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Tailored education to develop your people and gain a competitive advantage

Attracting talent is not enough. To retain employees, access to quality education and personal development is crucial. People want to develop themselves and become better. 

Your team can master best practices, discover new ways of working and learn to innovate and work smarter. Ultimately, they’ll help you secure a competitive advantage. 

Our education programmes range from entry-level Continuous Improvement courses to leadership qualifications, and they’re all certified or accredited. We’re licensed Shingo Affiliates, Lean Competency System certified, and Chartered Management Institute accredited. Through our programmes, you’ll improve efficiency, enhance quality, better manage your supply chain, and gain the tools you need to continuously improve.  

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Education Programmes, Visits and Events 

Be the best you can be with the Manufacturers Network. We help manufacturers in the UK and across the globe with our vision to build a knowledge-sharing community where everyone develops and challenges each other to be better every day.

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  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification
    Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification
    Tue, Dec 12
    Stretford
    Dec 12, 2023, 8:30 AM GMT – Dec 13, 2023, 4:30 PM GMT
    Stretford, 1 Adbaston Rd, Trafford Park, Stretford, Manchester M32 0TP, UK
    Dec 12, 2023, 8:30 AM GMT – Dec 13, 2023, 4:30 PM GMT
    Stretford, 1 Adbaston Rd, Trafford Park, Stretford, Manchester M32 0TP, UK
    World class 2-day Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training and certification
  • Making the Leap: Rapid Process & Culture Change
    Making the Leap: Rapid Process & Culture Change
    Wed, Jan 24
    Manufacturers Network
    Jan 24, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jan 25, 2024, 6:00 PM
    Manufacturers Network , 1 Adbaston Rd, Trafford Park, Stretford, Manchester M32 0TP, UK
    Jan 24, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jan 25, 2024, 6:00 PM
    Manufacturers Network , 1 Adbaston Rd, Trafford Park, Stretford, Manchester M32 0TP, UK
    Renowned authors Kevin J. Duggan and Frank Devine are coming together to show the power of a rapid leap to Operational Excellence coupled with the Rapid Mass Engagement approach to cultural change.
  • Coaching And Leader Mentoring - Empowering Effective Managers And Leaders
    Coaching And Leader Mentoring - Empowering Effective Managers And Leaders
    Wed, Jan 31
    Stretford
    Jan 31, 2024, 8:30 AM – Feb 01, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Stretford, 1 Adbaston Rd, Trafford Park, Stretford, Manchester M32 0TP, UK
    Jan 31, 2024, 8:30 AM – Feb 01, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Stretford, 1 Adbaston Rd, Trafford Park, Stretford, Manchester M32 0TP, UK
    Our Coaching and Mentoring Programme For Effective Leaders is essential for practising managers and those aspiring to a more senior role.
  • Team Leader Course - Practical Training for Immediate Impact
    Team Leader Course - Practical Training for Immediate Impact
    Tue, Feb 06
    Stretford
    Feb 06, 2024, 8:30 AM – Apr 02, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Stretford, 1 Adbaston Rd, Trafford Park, Stretford, Manchester M32 0TP, UK
    Feb 06, 2024, 8:30 AM – Apr 02, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Stretford, 1 Adbaston Rd, Trafford Park, Stretford, Manchester M32 0TP, UK
    An essential programme for all first-line leaders in a manufacturing environment. Including Lean Manufacturing and Best Practice guided factory visit.
  • Continuous Improvement Practitioner Programme
    Continuous Improvement Practitioner Programme
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Feb 08
    Stretford
    Feb 08, 2024, 8:30 AM – Mar 07, 2024, 4:30 PM
    Stretford, 1 Adbaston Rd, Trafford Park, Stretford, Manchester M32 0TP, UK
    Feb 08, 2024, 8:30 AM – Mar 07, 2024, 4:30 PM
    Stretford, 1 Adbaston Rd, Trafford Park, Stretford, Manchester M32 0TP, UK
    Practical Lean Manufacturing Deployment: Equipping you with a practical toolkit to drive Continuous Improvement within your own business.
  • Nissan Motor Cars Visit - Unveiling Operational Excellence on Your Lean Journey
    Nissan Motor Cars Visit - Unveiling Operational Excellence on Your Lean Journey
    Tue, Feb 13
    Nissan Motor Cars
    Feb 13, 2024, 8:45 AM – 4:00 PM
    Nissan Motor Cars , Washington Rd, Sunderland SR5 3NS, UK
    Feb 13, 2024, 8:45 AM – 4:00 PM
    Nissan Motor Cars , Washington Rd, Sunderland SR5 3NS, UK
    Sunderland, UK
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