West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

Upcoming events from the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges.

A masterclass in lean business practice - Business Process Optimisation

A free masterclass workshop exploring lean business practices for managers.

Date: Wednesday 3 March 2021

Time: 8:30–10am


About this event

This masterclass aims to introduce Business Process Optimisation to managers who are working in, but not limited to, the manufacturing, engineering, construction and logistics sectors. As part of the Higher Performing Workplaces project which is funded by ESF and managed by the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges, you can join training providers Brook Corporate Developments and business coach Jeff Long to learn about Business Process Optimisation and how using certain techniques can benefit your business.

Masterclass - Business Process Optimisation

Aim: To identify and optimise the key processes in your business in order to maximise your profit
What we will cover?

  • How to put together a “Haynes Manual” for your business
  • How to make each of your business processes as effective as they can be
  • Continuous Improvement/Review

What will you learn?

  • Visual mapping techniques
  • How to ensure that you “cover all the bases”
  • Difference between adding value and non-added value activities
  • As you grow, how to identify and design appropriate roles going forwards and balance effort/workloads

Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-masterclass-in-le...

Ready Steady Go - helping you and your business get through the pandemic

This taster session is aimed at businesses who are under pressure because of Covid and the economic uncertainty.

Dates: Wednesday 10 March 2021 - 1pm to 1.30pm


Thursday 18 March 2021 - 9am - 9.30am


About this event

  • Are you struggling personally and looking for help?
  • Are you looking for ways to engage and motivate your team?
  • Do you want to find more customers and promote growth?

Covid has changed our world forever and along with it, brought uncertainty and challenge for everyone. Wherever you may be in your business journey, there is personal help and bespoke support available and tailored to suit your needs. Whether you are struggling to know where to start, feel like you are still in the starting blocks, progressing down the track or moving to the finish line, we are here to help.

We can support you in these key areas and share with you the wide range of FUNDED support which is available to you and your business.

Benefit from the insight and tips from our team of trainers/coaches:

  • Michelle Mook (Pro Development)
  • Martin Haigh (Lattitude7)
  • Simon Shepherd (Client Marketing)

Learn about personal motivation, resilience, business opportunities/activities and team developments.

After the seminar, you can access funded one-to-one support. The team will also offer advice on future training, coaching and mentoring opportunities which are available through the Higher Performing Workplaces project and funded by the European Social Fund.

Find out more and book your place -

10 March - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ready-steady-go-hel...

18 March - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ready-steady-go-hel...