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Build a Better Business for Manufacturers

Developed specifically for leaders of manufacturing businesses committed to improving their business capability and performance.

Build a Better Business for Manufacturers is delivered by experts in manufacturing and business development. Businesses will receive support over a twelve month period, beginning with a diagnostic selection, followed by workshops that cover each course module.

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Manufacturing scale up businesses in the Liverpool City Region that have:

  • a minimum of 10 employees
  • a turnover of £1million – £20million
  • an objective to grow turnover by 20% year on year
  • commitment time and resources through the whole programme

If you are unsure on the above criteria, please do get in touch.

A scaled down version of the programme was run by Cube Thinking in Lancashire for 25 businesses, where on average turnover increased by 40% and staffing levels increased by 18%.

Delivery can be for individual businesses or in cohorts of three businesses together with business owners across the Liverpool City Region.

  • An initial holistic self assessment business health check, covering:
    – strategy
    – sales
    – finance
    – leadership
    – digital technology
    – manufacturing
  • Fifteen modules which include training and coaching
  • Monthly professional mentoring sessions
  • Bi-monthly peer to peer support with other like-minded business leaders
  • Training manuals, best practice procedures and associated templates to facilitate directed self-learning are freely available

Hear from John from Cube Thinking, delivery partner of this programme:

The cost, funding and finance options for this programme are available on application (up to 70% funding may be available). Please get in touch with the team using the details below to find out more.

A complete holistic health check of your business

  • All modules delivered by specialists
  • Detailed strategic planning with ongoing monthly support
  • Development of sales & marketing strategies with ongoing monthly support
  • Developing your leaders and improving your team dynamics of management
  • Advanced finance training with access to ongoing support
  • Full operational project-based learning covering all manufacturing
  • Opportunity to upskill employees to 6 Sigma Green Belt
  • Detailed overview of digital technology, Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0, robotics and artificial intelligence.

Please complete the below registration form, and the team will be in touch as soon as possible.

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  • First Name
  • Surname
  • Company Name
  • Email
  • Phone Number
  • Local Authority Area
  • How many staff does your business employ?

Not what you’re looking for?

You can find what other business support we have available for all business sizes and sectors on our programme page.

If you are a manufacturing business, and would like guidance on what support Growth Platform can provide, contact our Manufacturing Business Development Manager, Emmanuel Dupuis on or telephone 0739 524 6863.

If you are a non-manufacturing businesses and are interested in this programme, please do also get in touch.