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 »

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Course Overview:  About the QRM Institute The QRM Institute is an international network of organisations who work together to spread Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM) to as many companies and professionals as possible. The QRM Institute organises workshops, training and conferences, provides educational materials and certifications, conducts research and publishes articles.` The QRM Institute is proud… Read more »

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Course Overview:  Product safety is an increasingly high priority for the automotive supply chain, and rightly so: recent years have seen a string of global product safety crises in the industry. Car-makers and their suppliers are the subject of media and regulatory scrutiny like never before, and the trail of recalls, regulatory investigation sand litigation… Read more »

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Course Overview:  Product safety is an increasingly high priority for the automotive supply chain, and rightly so:recent years have seen a string of global product safety crises in the industry. Car-makers and their suppliers are the subject of media and regulatory scrutiny like never before, and the trail of recalls, regulatory investigation sand litigation speaks… Read more »

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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 »

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Level 2 and 3 NVQ Diploma in Business Improvement Techniques qualifications The objective of the NVQ Diploma in Business Improvement Techniques (BIT) qualification is to improve business performance as a whole. To achieve this qualification the learner must be able to demonstrate that they have contributed to (level 2) or led (level 3) sustainable improvement… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Course overview:   The NPLX Management Awareness module is designed to ensure that the management team have an awareness of the New Product Launch Excellence programme and understand the requirements to support new product launch.The NPLX Management Awareness module forms part of the NPLX (New Product Launch Excellence) Programme. The NPLX Management Awareness module forms part… Read more »

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What is New Product Launch Excellence (NPLX)?    New Product Launch Excellence (NPLX) is a national programme aimed at improving the New Product Introduction (NPI) capabilities of the UK supply chain through the provision of essential skills, training, coaching support and project management expertise. The programme is an initiative of the Automotive Council, endorsed by OEMs… Read more »

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Overview:  Earlier this year, Industry Forum launched a free NPI self-assessment tool to help organisations start their NPI improvement journey. Since its launch, we have received dozens of responses from cross-sector manufacturing organisations. Respondents to the self-assessment have come from across most functions in organisations, including project management, quality, design engineering, manufacturing engineering, supply chain,… Read more »

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Sustainable Improvement programmes are built on a foundation of improving skills. The Industry Forum Real Time Workshopprogramme will equip key personnel with the knowledge and practical awareness of business improvement tools and techniques. Delivered in a practical, structured environment, the 4 day programme covers:- Quality, Cost, Delivery Measures and Data Analysis 5C/5S Workplace Organisation Understanding work… Read more »

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Course overview    The ISO 9001 Management Awareness is a participative course supported by group exercises and open discussion. The practical emphasis of this course and high tutor to delegate ratio provides a great opportunity for individual guidance, support and learning.  Who should attend?    Senior Managers and non-auditors who need to understand the core requirements of… Read more »

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Course overview    The ISO 9001 Internal Auditor is a participative course supported by group exercises and open discussion. The practical emphasis of this course and high tutor to delegate ratio provides a great opportunity for individual guidance, support and learning.  Who should attend?    This course is designed for auditors supporting an organisations internal audit… Read more »

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Overview The new standard ISO 45001:2018 is set to have a significant impact on how organisations worldwide, operate a health and safety management system. The discipline of occupational health and safety (OH&S) is finally getting its own international standard and adds to existing ISO management system standards for quality, environment and other schemes. Complying with… Read more »

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