Facilitators: Ross Harrison – Babcock, Dave Bull – Concept Solutions

Host: Chris Thompson – Leonardo


As you are probably aware, the ManEx Management Commitment Toolkit was originally launched in 2006 and has undergone various updates the current version is 2019.This course is designed to provide the classroom training element for individuals who want to progress to SC21 OE Manufacturing Excellence Practitioner status


The classroom course will be delivered as a 2-day live classroom.

Who is it for?

  • Anyone in industry with a basic understanding of Lean Manufacturing wanting to understand the SC21 Manufacturing Excellence Toolkit, its relation to the EFQM Model and how it can be used to make their organisation more effective.
  • Other individuals who want to become Practitioners in Manufacturing Excellence (trainees).


By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • explain how the SC21 Manufacturing Excellence Toolkit could benefit their organisation and how it could be used to overcome current and future challenges
  • explain how the tools are structured and how the different elements apply to their organisation and supply chain
  • conduct a SC21 Manufacturing Excellence or Operational Excellence “health check” of their organisation.


The training includes:

  • SC21 Process overview 
  • Detail of the SC21 Manufacturing Excellence Toolset
  • Interface with CSIP/Exposition
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing Excellence Model
    • Roles 
    • Launch Meeting 
    • Conducting a ManEx assessment
    • Reaching consensus on a ManEx score
    • Present initial feedback
    • ManEx reporting 


Day 1                       

  • 09:00  Welcome and introductions                     
  • 09:45  Overview of SC21 Operational Excellence           
  • 10:00  Introduction to Lean Manufacturing                     
  • 10:30  Overview of the SC21 ManEx process                   
  • 11:00  How to conduct a SC21 ManEx Shop floor Assessment                                                             
  • 12:30  Lunch
  • 13:00  How to conduct a SC21 ManEx Management Commitment Assessment                                                         
  • 15:00  ManEx feedback and reporting templates
  • 16:00  Review of process (Questions/Next steps) 

Day 2

  • 09:00  Day 1 recap & allocation into teams      
  • 09:30  Conduct a shop floor assessment (Practical session)                     
  • 11:00  Consensus on scoring strengths & AFI’s                                                                                                              
  • 11:30  Feedback to the group                                              
  • 12:30  Lunch
  • 13:00  Approach to Lean (Management & Commitment Assessment presentation)                             
  • 14:00  Management Commitment Assessment (Consensus on scoring Enablers)                            
  • 14:45  Management Commitment Assessment Workshop (Consensus on scoring Results)                               
  • 15:30  Feedback and agreed score
  • 16:00  Review of process (Questions/next steps) workshop



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