Course Overview The Principles of Manufacturing Management course imparts a fundamental knowledge and understanding of the basic inventory planning principles and techniques that are used at each level in the planning process, from strategic to tactical. This is an extensive body of knowledge based on the APICS Certification programmes, focused purely on Manufacturing Management. You will learn,… Read more »

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Course Overview The Principles of Operations Planning course imparts a fundamental knowledge and understanding of the basic inventory planning principles and techniques that are used at each level in the planning process, from strategic to tactical. This is an extensive body of knowledge based on the APICS Certification programmes, focused purely on Operations Planning. You will learn,… Read more »

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Course Overview The Principles of Distribution and Logistics course imparts a fundamental knowledge and understanding of the basic inventory planning principles and techniques that are used at each level in the planning process, from strategic to tactical. This is an extensive body of knowledge based on the APICS Certification programmes, focused purely on Distribution and Logistics. You… Read more »

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Course overview:  This course is designed to provide essential knowledge on the Supply Chain and Procurement functions within a manufacturing operation. Covering a range of topics appropriate to these roles this is an ideal base from which to develop an effective operational business contribution. Understanding the role of Supply Chain in a Procurement environment Manage… Read more »

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Course overview:  This course provides information and insight enabling Supply Chain Organisations to fully prepare for the requirements placed on them by the Automotive Quality Standard IATF16949:2016.The scope of  IATF16949:2016 covers all supporting functions including Supply Chain operations both within the manufacturing sites and at remote sites such as Distribution Centres, Value Add Centres etc.Through… Read more »

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Course Overview  A major change in IATF 16949 is that it incorporates many best practices that were once customer specific requirements. The goal of integrating these requirements is to promote industry standardisation and streamline the number of customer-specific requirements. Standard Work is one of these newly added requirements. In section 8.5.1.2, it states that “The… Read more »

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Course Overview:  The objective of the Six Sigma improvement approach is to reduce variation in processes, allowing a more predictable output. Industry Forum believes that Six Sigma improvement activities are most effective in environments where a foundation level of stability has already been established through Lean or Total Productive Maintenance programmes.  The Six Sigma Yellow… Read more »

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Course Overview:  This course of 3  x 1/2 day sessions is delivered in partnership with Horiba-Mira which aims to provide delegates with an introduction to and overview of how to achieve SOTIF In the past the causes of unsafe behaviour were limited to malfunctioning behaviour of electrical or electronic systems due to random or systematic… Read more »

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Course overview    This two day Sales & Operations Planning Course gives participants an opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the Sales & Operations Planning process from beginning to end. You will be introduced to the fundamentals of the S&OP process in make-to-stock and make-to-order environments. The focus is on S&OP teams and companies who… Read more »

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Course overview:   A operational leader is someone who sees how the individual elements of an organisation fit together and work to create the larger outcome. The Senior Leadership Training is designed to give delegates the required skills and knowledge to increase operational performance at all levels of an organisation. Customer Case Study When Liberty Pressing… Read more »

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Course overview:  The objective of the Six Sigma improvement approach is to reduce variation in processes, allowing a more predictable output. Industry Forum believes that Six Sigma improvement activities are most effective in environments where a foundation level of stability has already been established through Lean or Total Productive Maintenance programmes. Six sigma builds on… Read more »

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Course overview:   This course covers the requirements for PPAP as defined by Aerospace SABRe3. The course content follows the APQP model as defined within AS9145 explaining the 5 stages. This is further supported by referencing the additional requirements documented with SABRe3. The course overviews the requirements of the Rolls-Royce PPAP handbook covering each of the… Read more »

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Course Overview:   This introductory Sales & Operations Planning Course gives participants an opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the Sales & Operations Planning process from beginning to end. You will be introduced to the fundamentals of the S&OP process in make-to-stock and make-to-order environments. The focus is on S&OP teams and companies who aspire to… Read more »

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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 speaks… Read more »

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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 »

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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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