Project Management Essentials

Course Overview:  NPI projects often don’t have specific expert project management resource allocated. It commonly 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 manufacturing with incomplete information and a stressful… Read more »

New Product Introduction Essentials

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. We offer a solution to overcoming the challenges of launching a new product – a New Product Introduction Essentials course. To get… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 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 2: Programme Management

Course overview:   The pressures and requirements of the automotive industry demand a structured and more agile approach to New Product Introduction. Effective Project Management is therefore key to the success of any New Product Launch programme. Delegates who attend this course will learn the tools and techniques required to succesfully manage a New Product launch… 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 »