Industrial Digital Leadership Academy

Gain the confidence and skills to lead your manufacturing SME through digital transformation and future-proof your business

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Digital transformation can seem overwhelming, I know. 

Especially when the way it currently looks for you is ANYTHING but easy.

If you’re being honest, it feels like you're facing a long uphill battle.

 

  • You know you need to understand how digital technology can improve your business or you’re going to be left behind. But, you're worried you’ll never figure it out. Maybe waiting is the answer. Spoiler: it’s not.

 

  • You’ve spent a lot of time reading the latest reports, but you still don’t really know what all of the lingo means. Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Industry 4.0, AI. There are so many buzzwords flying around, but you still don’t quite get how any of this will actually help YOUR business.

 

  • You’re up for introducing new digital tools, but you're anxious about how your employees will react. They’re so stuck in their ways, it’ll never go down well!

 

  • You’re already over stretched in terms of time and resources, how can you be certain you’ll have the skills to handle digital transformation anyway.

  • You just want to know how on earth any of this stuff is going to actually make your business more money. Why can't a single person answer your ROI questions without looking sheepish?!?

 

Let’s face it. You’ve been trying to piece together bits and pieces of information from all over the place, but it hasn’t helped you one little bit. 

 

You’re starting to just give up altogether because it’s looking like it’s just too COMPLICATED. I know because I see my clients struggle with this over and over again, which is why I’m so excited to bring all of my expert solutions to YOU for a fraction of the cost.

Hi, I’m Charlotte!

Consulting Magazine Rising Star's award winner “2020 One's to watch list”
(Awarded for my work in digital strategy consulting)

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Hello, I’m Charlotte Fuller and I help manufacturing SME leaders successfully adopt digital technologies using a proven 5 pillar framework. 

 

In case we’ve never met before, let me tell you a little bit about me… I’ve spent my career as an independent and corporate Microsoft / Accenture Digital Strategy Consultant, helping businesses in the manufacturing and engineering space adopt new technology to transform their businesses. 

 

Like you, most of my clients are busy leaders in their fields, who just need a little extra support figuring out how all of this new digital technology stuff can make a significant difference to their business, so that they can keep pace with the competition. 

"Charlotte's passion, energy, detailed knowledge and methods really delivers valuable outcomes for her clients"

Alistair Oecken - Technical Practice Lead, Leading Resolutions

Because you know what happens when you finally know how to adopt digital technology with ease?

Picture this...
  • You wake up every morning EXCITED to lead your business through digital transformation because you have the knowledge you need to handle it like a PRO. 

  • You finally feel CONFIDENT that you have the skills you need to lead your employees in the digital age.

  • You have more to spend on the things that matter to you now that you’re not STRESSING about future-proofing your operations and how to keep up with the competition.
     

Imagine how you'll feel when you don't have to worry whether you're resilient enough to survive the tough times anymore?

Introducing…

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Industrial Digital Leadership Academy

A results-focused program, covering the 5 key areas of digital transformation will help you gain the skills and confidence you need to lead your manufacturing SME in the digital age.

Delivered via a self-paced online portal, the Digital Leadership Academy has been designed specifically for the Owners, Managers and Directors of Manufacturing SMEs who are ready to understand what is required to successfully drive digital transformation in their organisation.

Here’s what we’ll cover in Industrial Digital Leadership Academy!...
Module 1 - Digital Foundations

We’ll start with the basics of digital transformation in manufacturing. Still don’t really understand Industry 4.0? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. We’ll then spend time covering the foundations and learning about how to approach digital transformation the RIGHT way, so that you can avoid all of the unnecessary and costly mistakes from the outset. Get ready to learn how YOU can get laser focused to fast track your results in half the time.

  • Learn what it takes to become a digital leader and set yourself up for success by learning how to approach digital transformation the right way.

  • Create your own digital leadership vision that creates incredibly high levels of organisational buy-in!

  • Identify the key areas for transformation in YOUR business that will make the biggest impact, so that you can concentrate on the projects that are really going to move the needle.

Module 2 - Key Digital Transformation Technologies

Here, I’ll break down (in plain English) the key digital technologies you need to understand if you're going to lead your teams in the digital age. Cloud, IIoT, Data & AI, Automation, Security, we’ll cover the lot. After all, if you’re going to manage digital projects, understanding how to speak the lingo is critical! 

  • Rapidly understand the typical digital tech solutions that other businesses are using to optimise their operations, so that you can cut through the noise and start seeing results in half the time!

  • Gain a leadership level understanding of the key technologies, so that you feel COMPETENT enough in your own technical knowledge that you can confidently lead your employees.
     

Module 3 - Handing Change and Employee Pushback

Next, we’ll learn how to introduce new digital technologies into your business without the usual headache that comes with change. (Yes, EVEN if your employees are massively stuck in their ways!)

  • Learn how to handle fear and employee resistance around new technology, so that you’re fully prepared with a plan ahead of time. 

  • Understand how the culture in your organisation contributes to the success of transformation efforts and how to work within the confines of your orgnaisation’s culture, to increase digital transformation progress. 

  • Create a digital technology adoption plan for YOUR business so that you can introduce new digital technologies with ease!
     

Module 4 - Digital Skills For Success

We’ll dive into the key skills that are required to future-proof your business for digital transformation. Get ready to learn exactly who you need on your team and what info they need to know to support your future digital journey!

 

  • Understand the critical skills you need in your business to successfully support your digital transformation efforts.

 

  • Learn how to perform a skills audit in your business so that you can find and plug the right gaps from the outset. No “oh sh*t” moments when you realise you’re missing something important!

 

  • Learn which skills transfer well across job roles, so that you can effectively upskill your current team and not simply outsource.

Module 5 - Roadmaps and ROI!

Because you need to put all of your new found knowledge into practice, you’ll learn how to create a bespoke digital transformation roadmap for your own business, so that you have a clear step-by-step plan for success! AND, you'll learn how to make digital transformation investment decisions that drive clear ROI in your business. No wasted resources here!

 

  • Learn how to strategically prioritise the areas that matter the most and identify “quick wins” to get your digital transformation progress off to a flying start.

 

  • Consolidate the useful info you’ve learned over the last few weeks and turn it into a tangible output that you can use to inform your business decisions, confident that you are focusing on the right projects for your business. 

  • Understand how to generate ROI from your digital transformation initiatives.

Increase in productivity from Industry 4.0 technologies (88%) + Increase in profitability (74%)

- Forbes 

"Yes, to any business leader struggling to identify or clearly articulate their challenges in attracting and retaining customers, wanting to define root cause issues and seeking actionable short and long term improvements to optimise, innovate and grow their business - Overall a truly empowering and brilliant consultant!"

Marzia Avallone - Vice President, Digital Transformation - Citi Bank

Here’s what you’ll get…

5 x NO-FLUFF VIDEO MODULES

 

(20 minutes or less) so you can learn what you need to know quickly, spending less time learning and more time implementing to drive your business success. (£1997 value)

PDF WORKSHEETS


To really nail down the lessons and help you execute the strategy you’re learning. I can’t do the work for you, but I can make it as clear and fun as possible. (£497 value)

LIFETIME ACCESS TO THE ENTIRE COURSE 

 

YES! You will have this course for the length of your business, allowing you to use it as you like, when you like. And as you know, things in the digital world change A LOT. You’ll always get access to new updates, anytime! 

ACCESS TO OUR PRIVATE GROUP 

 

Yep! A group for creating super successful digital manufacturing leaders! You’ll need the opportunity to connect to others in the same boat as you, ask questions, start conversations, and maybe even VENT! (just a little). The KEY to this journey is having the right people by your side. (£497 value)

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WHAT'S A BETA COURSE AND WHY ARE YOU DOING THINGS THIS WAY?

 

Firstly, Industrial Digital Leadership Academy runs through the exact same framework, using the exact same method as I use with my 1-2-1 clients, and so I know that the material drives great results.

This is however the first time the material has been packaged in a way that can support several leaders at once and I want to ensure that it is as wonderful, helpful and impactful as it can be. 

That's why I'm running this as a beta course, so that I can work as closely as possible with you to get your input for the course moving forward! 

Believe me, you'll never get such direct access to me at such a low price ever again!
 

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FREE 1-2-1 COACHING SESSION WITH ME!

 

Yep! Enroll in Industrial Digital Leadership Academy before the 12th July and you'll get a free 1-2-1 coaching session with me, where I will help you work through your specific digital transformation challenges! (£500 value)

Here’s what happens after you make the expert decision to join Industrial Digital Leadership Academy!

  • You’ll be taken to a page to complete your payment!

  • Right after you pay, you’ll get a confirmation email with all of your membership details (where to go, how to log in, where to find our brilliant online community, etc). 

MONEY BACK GUARANTEE

Industrial Digital Leadership Academy is the step by step method that is widely applied by the most successful business consultancies. I’ve personally used the framework to help my clients build digital transformation roadmaps to take their businesses to the next level. 

I know that you’ll love this material, too. But to make it an absolute no-brainer, I’m offering a 14-day money-back guarantee.

Work through Digital Leadership Academy— watch the video modules, complete the worksheets and action steps — and if you don’t feel you have the proven blueprint to get you started on your own digital transformation journey, I’ll refund your money. Simple as that!

Formalizing a plan when there are so many exceptional ideas can be daunting to say the least. It's hard to know where to begin. But with Charlotte's help we were able to jump in, redefine our problems and truly think outside the box, while simultaneously prioritizing our solutions and innovating beyond our initial ideas. The structure Charlotte provided allowed the team to simply focus on brainstorming, where no idea was a bad one.

Kendra Parker - Global Experience Lead 

​Why Digital Leadership Academy? Why now?

We are currently in a very important time in history for the manufacturing industry. The rise of new technologies, plus macro-economic factors such as Brexit and Covid19 are accelerating innovation. This means that those that chose to adopt digital technologies and innovate will thrive at exponential rates, while those that don’t are destined to be desolate.

I have seen first-hand the phenomenal impact that a well constructed digital transformation strategy can have on a company's ability to overcome challenges and to grow, but I also know that expensive strategy consulting isn’t in everyone’s budget. Sometimes we need that money to invest in the technology itself. 

That’s why I have created Digital Leadership Academy, so that you have access to the most up to date business consulting, regardless of where you’re at in your business. And, so that you can easily improve your own skills as a leader in the process! 

83% of manufacturing leaders say that “Industry 4.0 is “extremely or very important” to their companies (Are you keeping up?)

Digital Leadership Academy will take you...
  • Wondering what on earth all of this digital transformation, Industry 4.0, Internet of things and other new fangled tech stuff really means for the future of your business…

  • Being worried that by not innovating that you’ll get left behind, but being scared that if you do, your employees will completely revolt!

  • Panicking that you should be doing something with all of the “valuable” data that you apparently have in your business, but not knowing where to start…

  • Not having the foggiest idea how innovative digital technologies can actually improve your bottom line, without breaking the bank! 

From...

  • Being able to competently talk about new digital technologies, so that you can direct your team when and where they need it the most.

  • Knowing that you have a proven technology adoption plan in place, that makes your employees excited and not scared about change. 

  • Feeling certain that you have bespoke digital transformation roadmap, to drive your business forward and keep pace with the competition!

  • Being able to make informed, strategic business decisions around new technology, feeling confident that you're putting your money in the right places!

To...

Let's talk value...
How do you know Digital Leadership Academy is for you?
  • You’re ready to TAKE ACTION! Come hell or high water you’re going to find a way to make your business more resilient.

  • There’s no way you’re going to miss out on all of the opportunities available in your industry right now. There’s money to be made and you want in on it! 

  • You’re willing to step up as a leader and you’re ready to steer your team towards success.

This is for you if...

  • You’re content with the status-quo and you’re happy knowing that what you’re doing currently is working okay right now, but probably won’t be enough to keep you in business for the long run. Oh well, it’s been a good run...

  • You’re not willing to take action to future proof your business and you're happy to let your competitors over take you.

  • ​You’re willing to let the fear of failure overwhelm you, and you’re not willing to do what it takes to innovate and make your business a long-term success.

This is not for you if...

Register your interest now!

"Charlotte worked with clients on the creation and execution of their digital transformation programmes.

This type of work requires an insightful, logical and forward thinking mindset which Charlotte was able to demonstrate time and time again.

She works hard to take clients on a journey educating, challenging and supporting them to navigate the complexities of transformation.

Her approach and style is professional and engaging, building credibility and trust early on.

COO, UKI Business Technology Advisory - Avanade Global Technology

Frequently asked questions

Is this course really for me?


This course is for you if you're tired of worrying whether what you're doing is really enough to make your manufactruing SME resilient in the future. If 2020 taught us anything, it's that we can't just sit around waiting and hoping that everything will be okay. We have to take the necessary steps to ensure that we are doing everything in our power to ensure that our businesses are capable of withstanding any of the enevitabel challenegs that life will throw at us.




How is the course delivered?


The course is delivered 100% online via your own online teaching portal. You can access your course anytime that you want, for as long as you want without any additional charges. Even as new content is added and chages are made in line with industry advancements and technology trends. Its all yours, FOREVER! But, don't fret if you think you'd like a little more support. You'll get to be part of the private group where you can share ideas and ask questions!




What's the difference between this and all of the other programmes out there?


Well, the number one differentiator is that I give it to you straight. You're already highly capable of leadign your business, you don't need to be spoken to like an idiot when it comes to technology! I don't use unnecessary jargon to discuss anything. I simply use everyday languauge to talk about technology and what it means for your business. And, the truth is that right now there isn't a lot our there to help smaller manufactruing leaders like you. You're either faced with payinf tens and hundreds of thousands of pounds to consultants who don't really understand your business, or tasked with trying to piece things together by sifting through all of the incomprehensible tech literature in an attempt to figure this out for yourself...and we both know how little time it take to get fed up of that!




What if I fall behind?


There's no such thing as falling 'behind' when it comes to educating yourself! The only time you're ever behind is when you're not taking action. Because that's when everyone else is overtaking you! (So best to get started quickly!)




How much time do I need to dedicate to this to see results?


You're busy, I get it. That's why the course is self-paced. This means that you can put in as much, or as little time as you have availible and still see results. I've kept the modules short, snappy and to the point so that you can discover what you need quickly without messing around. I'd say that you want to allocate 2-3 hours a week per module.




Do you offer refunds?


Sure! Industrial Digital Leadership Academy is the step-by-step method that is applied by the most successful business consultancies. I have personally used this framework to help my clients build digital transsformation roadmaps to take thier business to the next level. I know that you'll love this material, too. But to make it an absolute no-brainer, i'm offering a 14 day money back guarantee. Work through the material - watch the video modules, complete the worksheets and action steps - and if you don't feel like you have the proven blueprint to get you started on your own digital transforrmation journey, i'll refund your money. Simple as that!




Why are you offering this as a beta-course?


Firstly, Industrial Digital Leaderrship Academy runs through the exact same framework, using the exact same method as I use with my 1-2-1 clients, and so I know that the material drives great results. However, this is the first time the material has been packaged in a way that can support several leaders at once and I want to ensure that it is as wonderful, helpful and impactful as it can be. That's why i'm running this as a beta course, so that I can work as closely as possible with you to get your input for the course moving forward! Believe me, you'll never get such direct access to me at such a low price ever again!





Charlotte is a confident, and passionate leader, experienced in leading engagements across a diverse range of stakeholders and topics.

 

Charlotte will work with you to create an environment that ensures your team is engaged in both the process and the outcome. She has expertise in Digital Experience and Digital Transformation projects and is skilled in both design-led and insights-enabled engagements.

 

I would highly recommend Charlotte as an outcome-led facilitator, experience-led engagement lead and an empathetic leader.

Amanda Young, Director, Capgemini