Lean

Lean for Micro Programme


The Lean for Micro Programme was designed to encourage companies to adopt Lean thinking and practices to help them increase productivity and improve overall competitiveness. Additionally, it would enable the establishment of a culture of continuous improvement, and lead to increases in profitable sales, exports, and employment.


All businesses must continually evolve and look for ways to improve. This is particularly relevant for small businesses which are looking to create a competitive advantage. Lean thinking and practice should be paramount for any small business to ensure they are using their resources to help maximise their outputs. This creates benefits for the whole business, from the owners to employees and customers. Since the Lean for Micro programme was introduced in 2015 through the Local Enterprise Offices, it has been run by each of the 31 LEOs with over 750 companies benefitting from its expertise and principles. The programme looks at how to create the best value for the customer by driving continuous improvements to utilise time, effort and resources giving greater returns to the business, improving productivity and competitiveness.


Lean - helping companies get the best out of their people and business,

Click here for more details on Lean Implementation in Micro & Small Enterprises Book of Cases 2020 

Press Releases

Read all about the latest news, upcoming events, supports etc. for entrepreneurs and small businesses in County Kilkenny

Tenders

Tenders of potential interest to Local Enterprise Office clients.

Winning Public Sector Contracts

An introduction to public procurement for sole traders and small to medium businesses

Public Call for Expression of Interest

In this section, the Local Enterprise Office Kilkenny will advertise opportunities to register for our soft supports panels - i.e. mentoring, training programmes, etc.

 

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