What is the Lean Business Offer?
Enterprise Ireland’s Lean Business Offer is a programme designed to encourage clients to adopt lean business principles in their organisation to increase competitiveness. The programme is based on 3 levels of intensity of interaction with clients:
LeanStart: focus on value. 80% Funding available.
A short in-company assignment by an external business development consultant, which will introduce lean principles and agile processes and complete a specific cost reduction project.
This is an assignment of up to 7 days, extending over typically 8 weeks.
LeanPlus: performance improvement. 50% Funding available
A medium-scale business process improvement project by an external business development consultant, which will result in sustained use by the company of Lean techniques and related methodologies and will achieve significant measurable competitiveness gains.
Assignments will typically be not less than 6 months duration.
LeanTransform: business transformation. 50% Funding available.
An extensive, holistic company transformation programme by an external consultancy team of international reputation. It will embed the culture and competences in the company necessary for on-going competitiveness gains, sustainable continuous improvement and business transformation across the business and its supply chain.
Assignments will typically extend for at least 1 year. The assignment is preceded by a diagnostic evaluation.
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