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The Lean Lego Game Workshop

Date: 12th July 2018
Location: Halton Stadium, Lower House Lane, Widnes WA8 7DZ
Time: 7:30am - 2:00pm
Theme: Operational efficiency

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Manufacturing Growth Fund logo  The Growth Company

Local Growth Hub Liverpool City Region

Manufacturers looking to eliminate waste and increase efficiency are invited to this free workshop. During the interactive session attendees will identify changes in production which will increase productivity and reduce inventory.

Working in groups delegates will operate a virtual production line and understand how Lean techniques can improve the process to beat the clock - and take back new skills to your business.

By the end of the workshop participants will:

  • Understand the theory of 8 wastes in manufacturing
  • Be able to identify the 8 wastes in their own processes
  • Be equipped to propose improvements that will deliver results

Why should I attend?

To learn techniques to identify wastes and eliminate them from your operation - helping you to create capacity, drive productivity and improve business performance.

Who should attend?

  • Business owners or leaders looking to implement change
  • Production/Operations managers or leaders
  • Established operatives in your business

*Please note that the workshop is exclusively for SME Manufacturing businesses. Non manufacturers will not be permitted to attend


07.30 Registration, networking and breakfast
08.00 Welcome, housekeeping and group introductions
08.20 The Manufacturing Growth Fund
08.30 Introduction to Lean manufacturing and the 8 Wastes
09.00 The Lego Workshop Part 1
10.00 Group feedback with refreshments
10.15 The Lego Workshop Part 2
11.00 Group feedback
11.15 The Lego Workshop Part 3
12.00 Workshop feedback, review of lean techniques and implementation planning with working lunch
13.30 Clinic with manufacturing advisors – how to access funding or support for your business
14.00 Event close

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