The Productivity and Leadership event was held on 24 June at Siemens House, in Congleton. The event provided case studies from businesses that have raised their Productivity levels, and also asked delegates to consider strong leadership as a critical factor in driving up Productivity. There is a strong evidence base to support investment in leadership and management skills and ...

Managing change effectively requires strong leadership and management skills. During this workshop delegates heard insights from two of the leading manufacturers in Greater Manchester about change management challenges that they have navigated in their operations.

Executive Insights on the issue of skills challenges came from Tim Monaghan, MD of Diodes Inc. and Alan Purvis, Managing Director of Mettler Toledo who was joined by Tony Hickson to give their views on the future workforce challenges for manufacturers.

The event included a presentation from a Mettler Toledo apprentice, Jordan Brophy who talked about what motivated him and his career ambitions.