The Manufacturing Directors' Programme is Cranfield University's flagship manufacturing course for senior managers and directors who have direct responsibility or influence over manufacturing strategy and business performance.
To our knowledge, it is the only manufacturing executive development programme in the UK that combines the prowess of leadership & strategy experts at Cranfield’s world leading management school with the industrial might of manufacturing doyens that Cranfield University is globally famed for. Now more than ever, manufacturing leaders need to be more adaptive, employ greater agility and be resilient in order to respond to strategic threats such as global competition, intense pricing pressures and a changing legal & regulatory environment.
This programme builds on your current strategic leadership and manufacturing competencies so that you better manage uncertainty and risk whilst driving the agenda for innovation and productivity improvements.
- Diagnose your business’s manufacturing requirements
- Build strategic manufacturing capabilities for competitive advantage
- Develop personal leadership skills vital for leading your strategy
- Harness technology trends and open innovation to ensure that you build leading edge manufacturing capability for your business.