Approved Knowledge Provider Status Achieved for Aspen Global
Aspen Global is delighted to announce it has been awarded Approved Knowledge Provider status to the Automotive National Manufacturing Competitiveness Levels ( NMCL ) and the Aerospace SC21 Competiveness and Growth Programmes.
Aspen Global's expertise in Competitive Strategy and Management Systems and Manufacturing Operations is now available to beneficiaries of both sector programmes to support the implementation of their strategic Improvement Action Plans.
What is NMCL and what can it do for your manufacturing Company .
The NMCL or National Manufacturing Competitiveness Levels is a system designed to focus on increasing competitiveness and capability in the eyes of the customer. The 2 programmes NMCL and SC21 C&G ( Competitiveness and Growth ) use this system to assist UK manufacturing companies in the Automotive and Aerospace Industry sectors.
Companies can access on average 220 days free consultancy expertise in a diverse range of disciplines including New Product Introduction , Core Quality Improvement Tools , Strategy Deployment , Marketing and Sales . Inventory and Operation Planning where those techniques have been identified as strategically important.
Both programmes begin with an assessment activity of a company’s competitiveness involving the company team , 3 strategic customers plus an experienced NMCL Assessor to assess current competitiveness and highlights areas where improvement projects can and should be directed.
The company then select consultants from the approved body of subject experts to work with them to deliver the improvement projects and achieve the aims of the project charters. All justifiable improvement programmes supported by a successful business case are fully funded.
Free 'Getting Started' Workshop
To assist beneficiaries with the launch of their projects Aspen Global team experienced in both the consultancy and assessment elements of the programme are offering a free 1/2 day workshop advising How to Get Started.
The workshop offers practical advice on the adminstration , accounting and benefit realisation processes necessary to deliver a sustainable positive impact on the business's competiveness and ongoing health.
Signing up to the SC21 C&G programme
To participate in the SC21 C&G programme you must first declare an initial expression of interest.
You will be directed to the NMCL site where you will be asked to complete a short form.