The Local Enterprise Office Monaghan is pleased to announce we are offering a “Lean for Micro” support scheme for businesses commencing 14th September 2017

LEANMonaghan LEO recognises the importance of the development of management skills for people managing their own Micro or Small Enterprises. There is also recognition of the very substantial improvements in productivity and profitability that can result from the application of lean principles in an organization. LEO Monaghan aims to support managers in effectively embracing lean methodologies in their businesses. 

Who is it for?

Owner/managers and senior staff members of micro and small businesses across a variety of sectors who wishes to gain an introduction to Lean concepts and allow them to gain a practical understanding of lean principles by undertaking a short focused in-company assignment with mentoring support.

What’s involved?

The programme will consist of a workshop on the 14th September to provide an introduction to Lean concepts, followed by individual mentoring support in undertaking a short in-company lean assignment.

The workshop training will cover

  • Introduction, overview and benefits of lean principles 
  • Lean tools and techniques and how they relate to your business
  • Road map for lean in your business
  • Understanding the nature and scope of lean projects
  • Project ion and scoping for your business

The in-company lean assignment

The in-company assignment cost will be identified and finalised during the workshop training. Participants will receive regular support in their assignment, ideally from an Enterprise Ireland approved LEAN mentor over a 16 week period. It is envisaged that each participant will receive up to 5 support visits lasting 3½ hours each to his/her premises over the sixteen week period to bring their assignment to a conclusion.

What costs are involved?

The Lean for Micro Business Offering is very heavily subsidised, the cost of undertaking a Lean for Micro assignment is €300.00 per company.

Closing date for application is 1st September 2017.

Register interest for LEAN Programme here