At a time of transformational change affecting all businesses, the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has launched Transmission. This innovative leadership programme aims to bring together the creative and digital sector with the advanced manufacturing and engineering sector. It is based around the new trend of industry 4.0 in which business can creatively develop its leadership and management capabilities through a programme to help stimulate growth. The focus of this programme is to exploit new opportunities using industry 4.0.
Who is it for?
This support programme for the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) community within Lancashire will help prepare SMEs for the global effect of increasingly impactful developments in new technology. Based within the Centre for SME Development at UCLan this European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funded initiative will utilise both industry and academic expertise.
What will this involve?
It will take the form of an innovative approach to building leadership capacity and capabilities within the advanced manufacturing, engineering, creative and digital sectors. Transmission will enable SMEs to embrace the competitive advantages that will accrue from a more digitised economy.
How will it benefit my business?
The project’s provision to businesses includes: