Unleash It. Unlock It. | EEF

Unleash It Unlock It Find the Hidden Value in Your Business

When the economic squeeze is on, finding every opportunity to boost your bottom-line performance will be high on your agenda.

EEF in Partnership With Canon.

Attend this practical business briefing where we’ll show you how you can unleash the power of tried and tested business improvement techniques to unlock the hard to find cost savings and free cash-flow in your business.

We’ll help you to expand your thinking and your business horizon so that you can embed lean thinking across your entire enterprise.

With practical insights and expert opinion from practitioners, technology enablers and manufacturers themselves, you’ll take away some handy hints and practical tips to help your entire business streamline its performance.

Who Should Attend?

  • Chief Executives
  • Managing Directors
  • Financial Directors
  • Operations Directors
  • Technical and Supply Chain Directors

Why Attend?

  • Get access to the latest thinking in removing waste and adding value across your entire business processes
  • Share practice, expertise and know-how
  • Network with your peers

Capacity Limit: 30


  • Dr Steve Chicken, Operations Director, EEF – the manufacturers’ organisation 
  • Roger Dyer, Lean Practitioner


Registration: 08:30 – 09:00 

09:00 Introduction

09:05 Applying Lean in an Office Environment 

  • 8 Wastes, Value and Waste, Lean vocabulary

09:20 Breakout session

  • How do the 8 wastes apply to me? 09:30 Feedback

09:40 Value Stream Mapping

10:00 Coffee break

10:15 Applying Lean in a Service Environment

10:35 Lean Office tools

  • 5S
  • Visual Management
10:55 Breakout session

  • Opportunities in your organisation
11:15 Feedback

11:25 Case Studies*

  • Experiences of Office Lean
11:40 The role of technology and automation in Office Lean

  • Blue sky thinking session
12:00 Summary and close

12:05 Networking Lunch 

*subject to availability on the day

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