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SIOM Event – 13th October 2016

Strathclyde Institute for Operations Management (SIOM) are hosting an inspiring thought leadership event at the Technology and Innovation Centre on the 13th of October 2016.

SIOM aims to bring together industry, policy makers, intermediaries and academia to create opportunities for learning, knowledge exchange and progressive thinking in all aspects of Operations Management.

This event will focus on enhancing our Operations Management capability, learning from the Manufacturing sector, using specific examples and case studies that demonstrate high productivity focused on high value and optimum cost business models.

The event will be organised around three themes, each an integral component of high-value manufacturing: Productivity, Sustainable business models and Leadership.

Interactive Workshops

  • Productivity through entrepreneurship – Strathclyde’s Professor Jonathan Levie will introduce a diagnostic that you can use to assess the entrepreneurial intensity of your organisation and what you should focus on to make the most of your workforce’s entrepreneurial talents.
  • Sustainable business modelsScottish Institute of Remanufacture and Juice will facilitate a workshop designed to help you consider how you could increase the value of your offering by adapting your business model.
  • Operations Management for Industry 4.0 –The team will facilitate discussion around the importance of Operation’s Management for factories of the future.

Keynote speakers


Ken Scott, Engineering Director, Alexander Dennis Limited 


Simon Cotton, CEO, Johnstons of Elgin

For more information on SIOM or took book a (free) ticket for the event, please visit the event page, we look forward to seeing you there.