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MCN Workshop

Date: 4th November 2016
Location: Diodes Zetex Semiconductors Ltd, Zetex Technology Park, Chadderton, Oldham, OL9 9LL
Time: 8:00am - 11:30am
Theme: Business Strategy, Open new markets & Export, Start a business

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The Manufacturing Champions Network has been established by business leaders to bring together Greater Manchester's leading manufacturers to share best practice, provide support and tackle shared challenges.

The next event in Manufacturing Champions Network is Driving Growth Through Values and Culture.

This session will be hosted by Diodes Zetex Semiconductors and will include presentations from two of the Champions.

The Manufacturing Champions Network events are part of the ongoing calendar of activity designed to create a powerful network of companies who can access high-level support. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss the industrial manufacturing performance diagnostic tool created by McKinsey & Company with the Champions and to receive practical tips on how to improve, benchmark against competitors and understand potential areas of support / guidance requires.

Business Growth Hub at Manchester Growth Company can also offer you a detailed diagnostic of your business and provide access to specialist manufacturing support for process efficiency, supply chains and innovation.


08:00   Registration and Refreshments
08:30   Welcome and Introduction, Tim Monaghan - European General Manager, Diodes Incorporated
08:40  Case Study - Hyde Aero Products Limited, Matt Smallman, Divisional Joint Managing Director
09:00  The Value of Values, IDG, Business Growth Hub
09:45  Tea and Coffee Break
10:00  Case Study - The Kellogg Company, Tony O'Brien, Plant Director
10:20  Roundtable Discussions
10:50  Forward Look at Champions Network, Sam Nicholson - Head of Manufacturing, Business Growth Hub
11:00  Networking & Opportunity to Connect with the Manufacturing Champions 
11:30  Event Close

The Manufacturing Champions Network is led by Chief Executives and Managing Directors of some of the most successful manufacturing business in Greater Manchester including Siemens, Kelloggs and Magnesium Elektron. These leaders have established this Network to support the growth and development of ambitious executives of manufacturing businesses by sharing experiences and providing personal support.

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