Industry Forum

Essential Skills for Manufacturing Leaders - Strategy Deployment

Who should attend:   

This course is designed for anyone who wants to understand how to successfully deploy a strategy across their business or function, or for any leader or senior manager that hasn't had any formal training in the subject of strategy deployment but is keen to develop their capabilities in this area.


Delegates will receive an "Essential skills for manufacturing leaders - Strategy Deployment training" attendance certificate underwritten by SMMT Industry Forum. There is no formal examination

Benefits and Learning Objectives:  

This one day course provides delegates with an understanding of how to successfully deploy a strategy across a company or function within their business. It will allow delegates to understand why their current attempts may be struggling to get traction, or how to go about rolling out a new strategy for their company.

Delegates will gain an appreciation of the approaches and tools necessary for successful strategy deployment to deliver results.

The course is specifically aimed at manufacturers and focuses on providing practical advice and guidance to help delegates be successful back in their own business.

Topics covered: 

  • Structure of a good strategy 
  • Root causes of strategy deployment failure and how to overcome issues 
  • Setting key performance indicators, measurement frameworks and targets
  • Strategy roadmaps 
  • Hoshin Kanri and policy deployment tools 
  • Change management - Communication, learning & development, rewards & recognition 
  • Leadership governance and discipline

Introduction to IF

We have been delivering significant and measurable performance improvements for leading global manufacturers for more than 25 years and believe there is no one size fits all approach to driving competitiveness across the industry. Toyota, Rolls Royce and Electrolux are among the brands who have tapped into our expertise to ensure they remain on top in their own fiercely competitive markets.

Why choose Industry Forum: 

Industry Forum helps major global manufacturers understand, optimise and improve both manufacturing capability and business performance.

An integrated team of consultants and practitioners – all seasoned expert engineers with multi-sector manufacturing experience – Industry Forum brings together a world-class combination of improvement competency, insight, process and best practice.

Spanning automotive, aerospace, consumer appliance, electronics and food sectors, for over 20 years Industry Forum has planned and delivered some of the world’s most consistent and successful transformations for business-critical manufacturing operations.

Our trainers are expert practitioners with hands-on industrial experience and highly developed communication skills.

They have a wealth of technical expertise and often provide on-site advice and coaching. During every course we will encourage collaboration and sharing of practical experiences, ensuring learning can be put into context and empowering delegates to apply their new skills successfully in their workplace as well as making sustainable improvements.

Training can be offered either through open courses or in-house to suit the customer requirements.

Course booking details: 

Leading Expertise
We don’t employ “trainers”, rather a team of experienced industry experts who are able to apply their knowledge to your business

Proven Capability
We have been helping organisations like yours for over 25 years to deliver and maintain sustainable improvement

Attainable Results
We know what’s possible and how to help you achieve it by utilising our tried and tested techniques for long term success

Robust Execution
We believe that training should be through a ‘learn by doing’ approach with coaching and mentoring wherever possible

No available dates for this course at present. Please fill in the form below to register your interest.

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