The Fundamentals of Lithium-Ion Cells and Battery Packs

Course Overview:  This 1-day course is made up of two modules: Module 1 Module 1 is designed to quickly introduce electrochemistry principals and how they are applied to the practical application of Lithium-ion Cells. This module will highlight the mechanical and chemical considerations made during design to tailor cell performance for applications and manufacture. The topic… Read more »

Competitive Advantage with Product Launch Excellence

Course overview:   In many ways you can compare launch excellence to rocket science. Coordination of activities that need to happen at predefined moments and to a certain standard is not an easy task. To get the fundamentals right, companies need to work on a standard approach for launch excellence. Successful implementation would depend on the… Read more »

Project Management Principles for Product Launch Excellence

Course overview:   NPI projects are often not given sufficient priority in the business to have specific project management resource allocated. It often falls to design and development engineers to run projects in amongst their other responsibilities, without the cross-functional support for project activities or escalation of issues. This can result in a late launch into… Read more »

Electric Motor and Vehicle Manufacturing Essentials

Course Overview:  This Electric Motor Manufacturing Fundamentals course is a one-day, course designed to teach you how to design for manufacture, build, and run production of electric vehicles and motors, particularly for the automotive industry. This course will also cover some of the basic safety considerations of interacting with electric vehicles and powertrain components.  This… Read more »

NPLX Programme – Module 5: Managing Product & Quality

Course overview:   The Managing Product Quality module is designed to ensure that Quality Engineers have the necessary knowledge and essential skills appropriate to their role to effectively contribute to successful new product launch.The Managing Product Quality module forms part of the NPLX (New Product Launch Excellence) Programme. Who should attend:   Quality Engineers who are responsible for… Read more »

NPLX Programme – Module 6: Lean & Value Stream Mapping

Course overview:   The Lean & Value Stream Mapping module is designed to ensure that Manufacturing Engineers and Supply Chain specialists have the necessary knowledge and essential lean skills so that the manufacturing processes that are implemented are optimised and have the capacity to support new product launch volume ramp up.The Lean & Value Stream Mapping module… Read more »

NPLX Programme – Module 7: Supply Chain Management

Course overview:   The Supply Chain Management module is designed to ensure that Supply Chain and Procurement specialists have the necessary knowledge and skills appropriate to their role to effectively contribute to a successful new product launch.The Supply Chain Management module forms part of the NPLX (New Product Launch Excellence) Programme. Who should attend:   Supply Chain and… Read more »

NPLX Programme – Module 8: Manufacturing Process Validation

Course overview:   The Manufacturing Process Validation module is designed to ensure that Manufacturing and Maintenance Managers have the necessary knowledge and essential skills appropriate to their role to effectively contribute to successful new product launch. Who should attend:   Manufacturing Managers who are responsible for the production of NPI goods and parts from raw materials using… Read more »

NPLX Programme – Module 3: Product Design & Development

Course overview:   This module is designed to ensure that the Product Design & Development team has the necessary knowledge and essential skills appropriate to their role to effectively contribute to successful new product launch. The Product Design & Development module forms part of the NPLX (New Product Launch Excellence) Programme. Who should attend:   Individuals who are… Read more »

NPLX Programme – Module 4: Manufacturing Process Design Development & Managing Product Quality

Course overview:   The Process Design/Development and Managing Product Quality module is designed to ensure that Production Engineers have the necessary knowledge and essential skills appropriate to their role to effectively contribute to successful new product launch. The Process Design/Development and Managing Product Quality module forms part of the NPLX (New Product Launch Excellence) Programme. Who should… Read more »