About Us

The Centre for Competitiveness is a not-for-profit business improvement organisation

We help organisations from the private, public and voluntary sectors to be more competitive, enabling them to grow, excel and be sustainable.

We are a not for profit, self-financing membership organisation operating in Northern Ireland and Ireland. We support our members to build their Competitive Advantage through our global networks and local partners and the design and delivery of business consultancy services, projects and programmes.

The Centre's exceptional reputation stems from over 20 years' experience in Continuous Improvement and a proven ability to innovate and integrate people and processes productively.

The focus on results-based solutions brings about increased competitiveness, process and practice improvements, as well as substantial savings for our clients.

Training Workshops and Executive/Team Leader Coaching, EFQM European Best Practice and innovative Accelerating Change strategies support the drive for client enablement and sustainable results.

The Centre maintains strong links with research bodies, top business and management schools — such as Queens University Belfast, University of Ulster, Stanford University — and renowned international academic experts, to ensure continuous testing of new methodologies.

The Centre has established International Partnerships with bodies such as European Foundation for Management (EFQM), Product Development Managers Association (PDMA), Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC), Benchmark Index, IMPr3ove and SmartGridIreland (SGI)

我们帮助来自私营、公共和志愿部门的机构更具竞争力,使它们能够成长、超越和可持续发展。

我们是非盈利的,在北爱尔兰和爱尔兰经营的自融资会员组织。我们支持我们的成员通过我们的全球网络和本地合作伙伴建立他们的竞争优势,以及设计和交付商业咨询服务、项目和方案。

该中心卓越的声誉源于20多年来持续改进的经验,并证明了创新和有效地整合人员和过程的能力。

基于结果的解决方案的重点是提高竞争力、流程和实践改进,以及为客户提供大量的节省。

培训讲习班和执行/团队领导培训,EFQM欧洲最佳实践和创新加速变化策略支持客户实现和可持续结果的驱动。

该中心与研究机构、顶级商学院和管理学院(如贝尔法斯特女王大学、阿尔斯特大学、斯坦福大学和著名的国际学术专家)保持着密切联系,以确保不断地测试新方法。

该中心与欧洲管理基金会(EFQM)、产品开发经理协会(PDMA)、全球竞争力理事会(GFCC)、基准指数、IMPr3ove和SmartGridIreland (SGI)等机构建立了国际合作关系。

Our People

To better support the needs of its growing Ireland-wide community, the Centre has also established a well-integrated and balanced set of skills via a team of professional business partners throughout the island. All have extensive hands-on experience in the implementation of world-class competitiveness programmes and the facilitation of multi-level change.

Continuous involvement in the implementation and testing of new methodologies, regular training and close links with international thought leaders ensure that our people retain their competitive edge.

为了更好地支持其日益增长的爱尔兰社区的需要,该中心还通过全岛的一个专业业务伙伴小组,建立了一套综合和平衡的技能。在实施世界级竞争力方案和促进多层次变革方面,所有人都有丰富的实践经验。

持续参与新方法的实施和测试,定期培训和与国际思想领袖密切联系,确保我们的合作伙伴保持他们的竞争优势。

How we can help you...

  • Gain access to European Best Practice libraries and case studies
  • Get early notice of global trends and developments
  • Keep up to date with the latest thinking
  • Learn from leading organisations through company study visits
  • Learn and share through our Ireland-wide network events
  • Connect with like-minded professionals Ireland-wide, to share and learn
  • Make interesting and worthwhile business contacts
  • Develop your ideas – make use of our free independent advisory service

Staff

Bob Barbour

Director and Chief Executive

Dr Tony Lenehan

Executive Director Ireland

Lorraine Branagh

Financial Officer

George Wilson

Senior Executive

Dr Adrian Gundy

Senior Executive for Innovation, OD and Business Growth

Associates

Stephen Ritchie

Associate Consultant

Rosemary Enright-Hodgson

Associate - Consultant & Gold Star Adviser

Agnes Doyle

Associate - Consultant & Gold Star Adviser

Marie Doyle-Henry

Associate - Consultant & Gold Star Adviser

Diane Allen

Associate - Consultant & Gold Star Adviser

Tom Martin

Associate - Consultant & Gold Star Adviser

Julie Allen

Associate - Consultant & Gold Star Adviser