Lean Business Process

  • Venue:Highfield Coffee Social
  • Date:8th May 2024
  • Price:FREE

Lean Business Process:

The masterclass has been developed to further develop awareness and understanding of Lean Business processes and how these can support workplace productivity and process improvement.

Give insights into some proven tools and techniques that can support improved workplace productivity by increasing business efficiency, effectiveness, improving employee morale, improving customer satisfaction, and ultimately increasing the Businesses bottom line.

Make delegates aware of the business support available to them on their workplace productivity improvement journey.


Session Content:

  • What is Lean thinking
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Measures
  • Waste and Value adding
  • Lean principles
  • Lean tools

Interactive sessions around:

  • Current productivity challenges within the Business’
  • Planning the next of Lean business process improvement steps for your Business
  • Support available on your improved Lean journey.


Who is it for?

The masterclass is aimed at director / senior management from Small to Medium sized businesses

(SME’s) who operate Business to Business want to identify their business productivity challenges.


Benefits to the Business

After attending this masterclass, you will have:

  • Increased awareness and understanding of Lean business process improvement and how it could be improved within your business.
  • Awareness of some proven tool and techniques that could be used to support improving productivity within your Business.
  • Be aware of the business support available on your improved productivity journey.


Who is leading it?

Lead Nigel Trant:

Nigel has over 30 years of experience in both the private and public sector. He has delivered lean projects and improvements across many sectors including automotive, the MOD, food and drink, aerospace, engineering and construction, all of which have shown bottom line improvements.

Nigel has also developed and trained staff in lean tools and techniques through accredited training programmes to a wide range of leaders and staff.

Supported by Caroline Barker & Tim Steele:

Caroline worked in the public and private sector before becoming a business consultant.

She is a director of her own consultancy business of 25 years, a recent past director for The Considerate Constructors Scheme, is a business advisor working through South Yorkshire Mayol Combined Authority with Business Doncaster.

Caroline has supported hundreds of Businesses enhance their productivity through introducing sustainable, measurable improvements.

Tim is the founder and Managing Director of Blue Marble Communications Limited.

After years in business and industry, managing global accounts and having delivered major projects to budget and OTIF, Tim has been helping businesses grow through his own management consultancy.

He strongly believes in excellence in business and is not happy with a status quo approach, operations and processes can always improve!

Tim leads by example and is a strong, motivated but flexible ethical leader, growing teams through respect. Tim is principled and has engrained values, values which were always part of him.



This masterclass is open to Small and Medium sized Enterprises based in South Yorkshire who pay business rates to either Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham or Sheffield . For the definition of a Small and Medium sized Enterprise please use this link: SMEs


We are pleased to be able to provide this masterclass through The Business Productivity and Digitisation Grant Project, a £9.3m project which is delivered across South Yorkshire and is supported and part funded by the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA) and has attracted £5.2m of investment through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF). The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit


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  • Highfield Coffee Social
  • Balby Carr Bank
  • Doncaster
  • DN4 5JQ

Date and time

  • 8th May 2024, 8:30am - 11:30am