Twelve manufacturing business leaders have embarked on an eight-month Made Smarter Leadership Programme, run in collaboration with Lancaster University Management School and the government-backed £20m Made Smarter initiative for North West manufacturers.
Making STEM careers accessible for everyone and busting the myths surrounding engineering and manufacturing jobs are long-standing issues for industry. We spoke to one female engineer tackling these challenges head on.
Understanding what makes your workforce tick and what make them strive for excellence is vital for any business wanting to generate significant improvements in throughput, efficiency and staff retention.
During the recent Powering British Industry event, The Manufacturer spoke to Sage’s Rob Sinfield about manufacturing’s perception problem, enticing young people into the industry, and the need to refocus educational resources.