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Kickstart

Vision in Print

After participating in Vision in Print's Premier Snapshot Programme, the next step for smaller businesses looking to reduce costs and raise performance, productivity and profit is Kickstart.

Specifically designed for companies with up to 50 employees, Kickstart is a low-cost intensive workshop with a total commitment of only five days. During Kickstart, your staff will learn techniques that have been proven to improve productivity in the print industry and beyond, through tutorials and practical participation.

The Benefits

  • Specifically developed for smaller companies
  • Low cost
  • Short programmes
  • Targets areas with potential for a rapid return on investment
  • Motivational approach instils a culture of continuous improvement

The programme concludes with the follow-up day, during which the ViP engineer will help the team to:

  • Review, measure and qualify their progress during the programme.
  • Make plans to roll out the learning to elsewhere in the business.

The five-day Kickstart programme is split into three sections. This has proved ideal for smaller companies that may not have the depth of resources to commit key staff for longer periods.

"We employ 20 staff and I think that it's really important that we small companies start managing like large companies. I'm convinced that anyone who commits to this programme will increase their profits, and who doesn't want to do that?"
Tim Vernon, Barnard & Westwood

Section one is the diagnostic and awareness day, during which a Vision in Print engineer will work with your team to identify a particular area of your business that will become the focus of a three-day 'targeted improvement' workshop.

The next day sees the beginning of a three day workshop, where 'hands on' activity is combined with the teaching of specialist tools in order to help printers address their productivity and competitiveness issues. The ViP engineer will also help identify your company's Key Performance Indicators, through which you can measure the pulse of your business.

The team will learn how to turn these measures into practical cost-saving improvements. While the ViP engineer leads the sessions, many of the decisions are made by your staff, giving them a feeling of ownership of their repeatable new skills.

For more information please contact:
Garry Mellor
Garry Mellor
Senior Process Improvement Engineer
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