Productivity through People is a unique collaboration of three world class manufacturers; BAE Systems, Siemens and Rolls Royce who have co-designed an innovative twelve month programme with Lancaster University Management School.

The programme which commences December 2017 is designed for senior decision makers in manufacturing and engineering SMEs based in the North West who are looking to increase their productivity through the empowerment of their workforce. Delegates will have access to the latest tools, thinking and insights through a series of workshops, masterclasses, industrial visits and mentoring from senior managers based at one of the three leading manufacturers.

This preview session will explain how this unique programme can benefit you and your company. You will hear from 'be the business' and BAE Systems about their involvement with the programme, followed by an exclusive tour of the state of the art facility.

18.00 - Registration
18.15 - Welcome and Introduction, by Richard Baker, Transition Director, Be The Business.
18.40 - Programme Overview by Professor Nigel Lockett, Lancaster University Management School
19.10 - Introduction to Academy for Skills & Knowledge
19.20 - Tour of ASK facilities
19.50 - Informal networking and refreshments
20.30 - Finish

Book your place:

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Please note this event is for manufacturing and engineering SMEs only. You will be required to provide additional information for security purposes. 

More information:

For more information about the programme visit or call Pete Cornwall (Business Liaison Officer) on 01524 510728 or email


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