IfM Education and Consultancy Services: IfM ECS

IfM ECS works with companies of all sizes to create and capture value and with national and regional governments to support and grow their industrial sectors. It does this by transferring the new ideas and approaches developed by researchers at the IfM through a programme of education and consultancy services.


Latest from IfM ECS

A framework for business tool development

Bridging the gap - How to create business tools and processes that really work

Dr Imoh Ilevbare, Product Manager for IfM Education and Consultancy Services, describes the IfM’s approach to developing business tools and processes from cutting-edge research.

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Transforming Global Manufacturing and Supply Networks

Working with multinational companies to capture value from their international operations

How good is your company at managing its technology to generate business value?

A new approach has been developed to help companies assess how good they are at managing innovation and new technologies.

Achieving Sustainable Growth

Achieving Sustainable Growth

Working with mid-size manufacturing and technology companies.


Delivering growth through effective technology and innovation management

Delivering growth

Through effective technology and innovation management

 Creating the conditions for growth

Creating the conditions for growth

Working with national, regional and local policymakers to develop joined-up industrial strategies.

 Global Networks

Capturing value from global networks

Strategic approaches to configuring international production, supply and service operations.


IfM Review Articles

Seeing the bigger picture

Seeing the bigger picture: how experts at Atos are becoming ‘trusted advisors’

Innovation by design

Connecting the unconnected

Connecting the unconnected: new thinking on next generation supply chains

Understanding the landscape

Understanding the landscape - High value manufacturing strategies for the regions

Cambridge: the view from Mars