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Delivering Change & Improvement through Leadership & Engagement

Scottish Enterprise
Alexander Dennis Ltd, Glasgow Road, Falkirk, FK1 4JB
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 09:30 to 12:30

Learn how to develop better ownership and involvement from your people in sustainable process improvement. This event will outline:

Business excellence and ‘lean’ models, and their application
The role of leaders in the change process and employee engagement
A process of staff engagement that builds trust, creates desire and allows staff to feel control and ownership of change
Some assessment tools to help you understand your current and desired future state towards business excellence (workplace assessment, productivity measurement, culture mapping)
You’ll also get the opportunity to see and hear Alexander Dennis’s business excellence journey first hand through a factory tour.

About Alexander Dennis
Alexander Dennis Limited is the UK’s leading bus and coach manufacturer, employing around 2,000 people at facilities in the UK, continental Asia and North America.

The company is the fastest growing bus and coach builder in Western Europe, encompassing three famous and successful marques – Alexander, Dennis and Plaxton.

Alexander Dennis produces a wide range of innovative and fuel efficient, low floor single and double deck buses, as well as a full portfolio of coaches, welfare and mini vehicles.

Why should you attend?
If any of the following apply to you, this event could help:

The rate of change in your business is slower than anticipated and the appetite for change isn’t meeting your business needs
Improvement and process changes start well but aren’t sustained
You’d like to identify how to improve the approach to change and achieving sustainability through leadership and people engagement
It would help to understand what suits your business in terms of performance and culture, and an approach to improving these.

Who should attend?
You should attend if you want to:

Secure a higher level of ownership and engagement across the business to achieve sustainable change
Clearly understand and better appreciate your own respective roles in the change process
This event is aimed at people managers with responsibility for performance, business excellence and customer satisfaction.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided with lots of opportunity to ask questions and network with your industry peers.

“The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been."
Henry Kissinger