About the Visits

Company visits are a well established method for companies to network, benchmark and innovate. They should become part of any organisations continuous improvement strategy. Seeing in practice how organisations have overcome issues and achieved success has allowed thousands of companies around the world to improve their own businesses. Visits are successful because they enable visitors to ask the managers who have implemented change how it was done, what the challenges were, and how they were overcome. The answers aren't from a text book, they are real. and more importantly they have worked.

What happens at the visit?

Each host defines their own agenda — you can see these on the visit schedule, found on the host pages. The most common format involves a series of presentations and open forum discussions with senior managers from the host organisation, a site tour and an opportunity to network over lunch Times may vary dependent on the organisation and their production schedules.

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Sample visit agenda

Welcome & Introduction
People Issues
Interactive Discussion on People Issues
Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma
Site Tour
Questions and Feedback


“One of the principle tasks for today’s manufacturer is Continuous Improvement; and one of the best ways to experience first-hand the practical application of the tools and techniques that will help drive a business’s C.I. initiatives is the first class programme of visits offered by Onsite Insights. Oxford Instruments plc employees regularly attend the Onsite Insights programme of Best Practice visits, and have found the experiences invaluable”.
Stuart Wood - Oxford Instruments PLC
"The tour and experience was very enlightening. The values and goals of the JLR team were clear to all. The enthusiasm shown by the course mentors was exceptional and the information give clear and concise".
Martin Jones - Ibstock Bricks
"I've been a speaker at events and conferences created by Onsite Insights and they are first class organisers and passionate advocates of business improvement. They have a no-nonsense approach to getting things done and a real talent for identifying ideas and best practices that benefit clients so if you get the chance to go to one of the events organised by Onsite Insights then go"!
Garry Marsh - THM Business Solutions