On Demand Training

Practical training designed to help your SME manufacturing business survive and grow in these uncertain times

These sessions cover a range of current topics including best practice guidelines for getting back to work safely, effective change management, and employee engagement. By addressing the needs of SME manufacturers, we can support your business through the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

A series of online training videos and slide shows to be viewed at your convenience:

Getting Back to Work - A Guide for Manufacturers

Manufacturing Specialist; Paul Gilbert, offers a practical guide to help manufacturers plan to resume operations. This will include a summary of current government guidelines, simple actions to protect employees, and access to posters and other useful resources to help companies get back to business as quickly, and as safely, as possible.


The New "Norm" - Why Leadership and Actions will Impact your Business Outcomes

Manufacturing Specialist and Business Improvement Consultant; Tony Mattravers, outlines the key aspects of good leadership and shares some useful tips to help you support your team through the current COVID-19 crisis.


Reviewing Costs and Identifying Opportunities

Join Manufacturing Specialist Nik Brown, who will guide manufacturers through a practical process that can be used to review business and operational costs. This technique will help you identify the various factors that influence and make up your company's outgoings, and review these costs against performance to uncover cost-saving opportunities within your business.


Employee Engagement

Maintaining the welfare of employees and keeping them engaged is fundamental to the success of any business, and more important than ever in times of crisis. What motivates your people? What are their concerns and needs?  Join SWMAS Manufacturing Specialist, Alun James, who will provide valuable insights into this topic, and guide you through the 12 actions to be considered to ensure you get the most out of your workforce. 



Would grant funding help you put current business plans into operation?

Contact your Local Manufacturing Specialist to find out if you are eligible, and chat further about the bespoke business support that may be available to you.