Management Works Lean Business Programme

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About Management Works

Management Works is an initiative of the government agency Skillnets who support a wide range of training and development programmes for Irish businesses.The Management Works programmes includes the Lean Business Programme of which LBSPartners are a key provider. Participant list includes companies from Food & Drink, Manufacturing, Engineering, Financial and Environmental sectors.

Key Programme Objectives

We provide a training course to 3 participants from 4 companies involved in different sectors. The training course is a Lean Green Belt Programme held over 5 days (2 consecutive and a day a week for 3 weeks) as well as an onsite project to be identified by the participants. Attendees include managers, team leaders and project managers. As a key outcome of the programme, attendees chose an in house live project to be completed using the skills learnt on the training programme.  The emphasis is on developing confidence, capability and practical application through supported project work.

Results Achieved

Participants have achieved Lean Green Belt level certification and project work has seen significant bottom line improvements delivered. Each company attending the training course is assigned a consultant for mentoring and lead. Past project have achieve:

  • 50% Reduction of top customer complaints
  • 50% Reduction in line overtime
  • €140K savings on changeover improvement
  • 20% Improvement in line productivity
  • 10% Improvement in OTD
  • 20% Reduction in Customer Queries

Framework tools applied

  • Lean Principles & 8 wastes
  • Project Management Basics
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Process Mapping
  • Work Standardisation
  • 6S Workplace Organisation
  • Visual Management
  • Setup Reduction
  • Kanban
  • TPM & OEE
  • DMAIC Methodology
  • Problem Solving Techniques
  • A3 Methodology
"We selected LBSPartners as a provider for our high-impact Lean Programmes. Their training and mentoring teams have been fantastic partners in delivering the objectives of the ManagementWorks Lean Business Programme. An initiative of the state agency Skillnets, ManagementWorks aims to provide high-impact management development programmes at a subsidised cost to businesses across various sectors in Ireland. Our clients have achieved better results and significant, sustainable bottom-line improvements with LBSPartners’ guidance."
Brian Colleran, Programme Development Manager, ManagementWorks
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