Our manufacturing training courses are delivered at our modern Learning Centre on Birmingham Business Park with easy access to major road, rail and air networks. Our naturally lit, air-conditioned training rooms enable you to concentrate on your learning in the best possible environment with excellent facilities, refreshments and plenty of workspace. If required we will be happy to recommend a selection of hotels in close proximity offering high levels of accommodation to suit your budget.

Depending on your specific needs and location, we can deliver on-site manufacturing training courses at your own premises, saving you both time and travelling costs. You can choose different delivery methods, from one-to-one coaching or small group teaching, dependent on your requirements allowing you to tailor the training to the specific needs of your team.

Don’t forget, SMMT members get a discount on all training. If you would like to know more about the benefits of SMMT membership click here.

Competitive Strategy and Management Systems

If you’re looking for mandated IATF, VDA or customer specific requirements training, Industry Forum can provide all your management systems training, both open and in-house, depending on your needs. Not only that, but we offer a number of strategy courses to help you make sure you’re on top of your game.

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Manufacturing Operations

Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Lean, Six Sigma, Problem solving and more, Industry Forum can provide you with a range of training courses to support initiatives from large manufacturing improvement programmes across a multi-site organisation to single projects in an individual plant.

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New Product Introduction and Life Cycle Management

When you launch the manufacture of a new product do you achieve volume production that is right first time every time, on time in full, at the right cost? Industry forum can help you achieve your goals and improve New Product Introduction and Life Cycle Management.

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Supply Chain

Industry Forum has a proven record of helping manufacturers of all sizes achieve their operational goals and improving their supply chain management, and are a perfect partner to help you map out your route to supply chain excellence.

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Competitive Strategy & Management Systems Training Courses

Aerospace

Course overview:   This course covers the training syllabus requirements of AS13000 8D Problem Solving Requirements for Suppliers. The AS13000 standard mandates the use of the Eight Disciplines (8D) approach to structured problem solving to provide a repeatable structured approach irrespective of customer. The 8D approach provides organisations with a step by step approach to problem… Read more »

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Course overview:  Measurement System Analysis, or MSA, is a method for gaining an understanding of the variation present in measuring systems. A high level of confidence is required for the measurement of product and process characteristics. This course covers the MSA requirements for AS9145 – Advanced Product Quality Planning and Production Part Approval Process. AS13003… Read more »

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Course overview:   This course covers the requirements for AS13003 – Measurement System Analysis for the Aero Engine supply chain. This course outlines the competitive advantages of an effective Measurement System Analysis (MSA) process along with the benefits of reduced costs due to poor measurement. MSA provides a method enabling organisations to understand the variation present in… Read more »

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Course overview:   Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), is an analytical method to ensure potential problems have been considered, assessed for risk and actioned as part of both product and process design. It provides a record of an organisations collective knowledge about products and processes. This course covers the FMEA requirements for AS9145 – Advanced Product Quality Planning… Read more »

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Course overview:   Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA), is an analytical method to ensure potential problems have been considered, assessed for risk and actioned as part of both product and process design. It provides a record of an organisations collective knowledge about products and processes. A documented description linking manufacturing process steps to key… Read more »

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Course overview:  This course covers PFMEA and Control Plan requirements for AS13004 – Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis and Control Plan (including an overview of DFMEA). This course outlines the competitive advantages of an effective FMEA process along with the benefits of value added controls with the control plan. FMEA is an analytical method to… Read more »

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Course Overview This course covers the Process Control requirements for AS13006 – Process Control Methods. This course outlines the competitive advantages of effective process control strategies along with the benefits of value added controls within the control plan. It supports the goal of zero defects, defect prevention and the reduction of variation and waste. Process… Read more »

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Course overview:   Statistical Process Control is a method for gaining an understanding of the types of variation within a process and hence guide actions to either control or reduce this variation.This course covers the SPC requirements for AS9145’s Advanced Product Quality Planning and Production Part Approval Process. AS9103 This Standard is primarily intended to apply… Read more »

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Course overview:  Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), is a method for new product or process introduction or the introduction of changes to existing product or processes. The method was initially developed by the North American Automotive Industry and has now been adopted as best practice by the Aerospace industry. Aerospace APQP structures planning for effective… Read more »

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Course overview:   Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), is a method of demonstrating a product or process is production ready. The method was initially developed by the North American Automotive Industry and has now been adopted as best practice the Aerospace industry.Directly linked to the Adavanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) process, a PPAP submission allows the… Read more »

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Course overview:   This 2 day AS9145 Essentials course will provide all attendees with an awareness of the AS9145 standard, which provides the framework for the introduction of new products across the Aerospace and Defence sectors. The standard aims to embed APQP and PPAP best practice within an organisation’s New Product Introduction process. Who should attend:   Senior Managers,… Read more »

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Course overview:  This 5 day AS9145 Practitioner course will provide all delegates with an in-depth understanding at practitioner level of the AS9145 standard – which provides the framework for the introduction of new products across the Aerospace and Defence sectors. The standard aims to embed APQP and PPAP best practice within an organisation’s New Product Introduction process…. Read more »

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Please note: This course is only open to individuals within supplier organisations who have been specifically named by Rolls-Royce aerospace within a letter of invitation. Course Overview:  This course covers the requirements of Rolls-Royce aerospace for suppliers to be able to approve First Article Inspection submissions without additional customer oversight checks on the documentation. The… 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 course covers the qualification requirements for PPAP Coordinator as defined by Aerospace SABRe3. The course content follows the APQP model as defined within AS9145 covering the required inputs and outputs for each of the 5 stages. This is further supported by referencing the additional requirements documented with SABRe3. The course reviews… Read more »

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Automotive

Course overview  Advanced Product Quality Planning, or APQP, is a method for new product or process introduction or the introduction of changes to existing product or processes. Developed by the North American Automotive Industry it is now being used as best practice by industrial sectors such as automotive, aerospace, renewable energy & mobile power generation…. Read more »

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Course overview:    The joint publication is the collaboration between AIAG/VDA, OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers. The text has been completely rewritten, and the FMEA method has been revised in a few key areas. The intent is to provide a common foundation for FMEA across the breadth of the automotive industry. While every effort has… Read more »

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Course overview:   The joint publication is the collaboration between AIAG/VDA, OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers. The text has been completely rewritten, and the FMEA method has been revised in a few key areas. The intent is to provide a common foundation for FMEA across the breadth of the automotive industry. While every effort has been… Read more »

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Who should attend:   This course is designed for Management Representatives, Implementation Teams, Internal Auditors and others who are involved in the auditing or implementation of Advance Product Quality Planning (APQP) activities including Controls Plans, Statistical Process Control (SPC), Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA), and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA).Familiarity with Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)… Read more »

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Course overview:  Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), is an analytical method to ensure potential problems have been considered, assessed for risk and actioned as part of both product and process design. It provides a record of an organisations collective knowledge about products and processes.  It is widely used in many industrial sectors such as… Read more »

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Course overview:  Formel Q, translated as Formula Q, defines a set of customer specific requirements that VW Group expect their suppliers of production parts to integrate into their organisations. These requirements should be understood and incorporated into all requests for quotation with VW Group and apply right across the product life cycle.Any organisation submitting a… Read more »

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If you would like to book onto any of the modules in this programme please click the Book button. Book Course Overview:  The online IATF 16949 Auditing Programme is a collection of ‘bite’sized’ online modules aimed at anyone looking to gain a greater understanding and awareness of IATF Auditing. Each module is approximately 15 minutes… Read more »

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Course overview:-   The IATF 16949 Internal Auditor Training is a participative course is made up of a number of modules 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… Read more »

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Who should attend:   This course is designed for auditors managing an organisations internal audit programme and those undertaking 2nd party audits within the supply chain. Delegates should have a working knowledge of quality systems within the automotive sector and/or any previous auditing experience. This course will help auditors develop relevant skills in judgement, decision making,… Read more »

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Who should attend:   Senior Managers and non-auditors who need to understand the core requirements of the new IATF 16949:2016 standard. Benefits and Learning Objectives:   This one day course provides delegates with an understanding of the High level Structure described within Annex SL including its impact on ISO 9001 and IATF 16949. An awareness of the Quality… Read more »

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ID910    Course Overview ISO/IEC 15504 and its successor ISO/IEC 330xx (SPICE: Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination) is a worldwide standard for assessing process capability and process improvement in software engineering and software-based systems. In the automotive industry, the derived version “Automotive SPICE®“ is applied for assessing and qualifying the control device and software… Read more »

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ID515   Course Overview The ISO/IEC 330xx series – called SPICE (Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination) – is the successor of ISO/IEC 15504 and thus a widely used and accepted standard for assessing and improving software engineering processes. Worldwide and especially by the automotive industry in Germany, Automotive SPICE® has been available since 2006…. 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:  Measurement System Analysis, or MSA, is a method for gaining an understanding of the variation present in measuring systems. It is now widely used in many industrial sectors such as automotive, aerospace, renewable energy and mobile power generation, when a high level of confidence is required for the measurement of product characteristics. Who… 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:  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:   Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), is a method of demonstrating a product or process is production ready. The method was developed by the North American Automotive Industry and is now widely used in many industrial sectors such as automotive, aerospace, renewable energy and mobile power generation. Who should attend:   This course is designed… Read more »

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Course overview:   Statistical Process Control, or SPC, is a method for gaining an understanding of the types of variation within a process and hence guide actions to either control or reduce this variation. It is used in many industrial sectors such as automotive, aerospace, renewable energy and mobile power generation. Who should attend:   This course… Read more »

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Course overview:  Developed by the German automotive industry VDA 2, Production Process &a Product Approval (PPA) defines a structured approach to product and process approval.This is the German automotive industry equivalent of the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP). This 5th edition of the publication has been completely restructured in order to describe the requirements relating… Read more »

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Course overview:   This one day course will allow you to understand what VDA 6.3 is, its typical application, understanding results of the audit and links with other VDA publications. It is perfect for people that are audited or for organisations that are considering implementing VDA 6.3. SMMT have been appointed by VDA QMC in Germany… Read more »

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Course overview:   The VDA 6.3 Competence Training for Certified Process Auditors enables you to strengthen your process auditing competence, to exchange experiences from your auditing practice with other auditors and further develop your practical knowledge. All the contents of the upgrade training are integrated into this training, so the experiences so far can be reflected… Read more »

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Course overview:  VDA 6.3 Process Auditor Qualification Training uses the process approach and the respective customer-specific requirements. The course will teach you the basics of VDA 6.3 process auditors.The introduction to the basics of process auditing includes general requirements, methods, principles, assessment scheme and risk analysis. Furthermore, the underlying questionnaire is explained according to the… Read more »

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Course overview:  VDA 6.3 Process Auditor Qualification Training uses the process approach and the respective customer-specific requirements. The course will teach you the basics of VDA 6.3 process auditors. The introduction to the basics of process auditing includes general requirements, methods, principles, assessment scheme and risk analysis. Furthermore, the underlying questionnaire is explained according to… Read more »

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Course overview:   This course will allow you to understand expectations in relation to product audit. VDA 6.5 defines a code of practice for the management of product audit programmes. Increased customer expectations, safety requirements, statutory requirements as well as the increased use of electronic components and software lead to more complex products. Applying a robust product… Read more »

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Course overview:  Developed by the German automotive industry Field Failure Analysis defines a joint approach between the customer and supplier for the analysis of field returns including no fault found scenarios. Field Failure Analysis was developed in Germany in 2009.The approach can be used by any organization to manage and learn from field failures. Who… Read more »

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ID602    Course overview:   Developed by the German automotive industry Maturity Level Assurance defines a structured approach to managing and controlling new projects. Increasing product quality and greater competition, combined with a higher demand for quality from end users and rising warranty costs are having an even greater influence on the cooperation between automotive manufacturers… Read more »

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Please note: This courses supersedes the “VDA Product Safety Representative (PSB) (ID 503)” course which has now been withdrawn. Course overview:   Every organisation within the automotive supply chain is obligated to ensure the safety and conformity of its products. Across the world current legal local and international statutes on product integrity must be observed, and over and… Read more »

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This course has now been superseded by VDA Product Safety and Conformity Representative (PSCR) (ID 503)

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Who should attend:    This course is designed for anyone who wants to understand how to successfully deploy a strategy across their business or function, or for any leader or senior manager that hasn’t had any formal training in the subject of strategy deployment but is keen to develop their capabilities in this area. Benefits… Read more »

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Who should attend:    This course is designed for anyone looking to develop a vision and strategy for their company or business function, or for any leader or senior manager that hasn’t had any formal training in the subjects of vision and strategy but is keen to develop their capabilities in this area. Benefits and… 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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Course overview    The ISO 9001:2015 Essentials training is an interactive course supported by group exercises and open discussion. The practical emphasis of this course provides a great opportunity for individual guidance, support and learning.  Who should attend?    This course is designed for anyone looking for a detailed understanding of the requirements of ISO 9001:2015… 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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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:   Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), is a method of demonstrating a product or process is production ready. The method was developed by the North American Automotive Industry and is now widely used in many industrial sectors such as automotive, aerospace, renewable energy and mobile power generation. Who should attend:   This course is designed… 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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Manufacturing Operations Training Courses

Automotive

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:    Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) has been introduced as a new requirement for the automotive quality standard based on previous non-conformances noted in the areas of equipment management. This one day overview will provide you with an understanding of the role of TPM within IATF16949, the reasons for its addition to the standard… Read more »

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Course overview:   Delegates will become competent in understanding and implementing 5C workplace organisation techniques. The participative course is based on practical demonstrations, presentations and open forum discussion. Who should attend:    This course is designed for anyone who is interested in understanding or implementing 5C workplace organisation techniques within their workspace or whole organisation. Topics… Read more »

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Have you recognised the need to have key personnel in your organisation trained to drive your lean transformation programme? Do you need people who possess the skills to achieve ‘buy-in’ to the change process and have in depth knowledge of the lean foundation tools? The Change Agent Training programme combines the lean techniques and interpersonal… Read more »

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Course overview –   Autonomous Maintenance (AM) is the most distinctive feature of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), and for many the hardest to implement as it involves changes in culture, roles and responsibilities. It has two fundamental aims, the restoration and maintenance of equipment in optimum condition and the development of production team skills and engagement,… Read more »

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Who should attend:   This problem solving training course is designed for delegates who are involved in activities and effective non conformity management for both internal and external concerns.This problem solving training course will help delegates develop relevant skills and knowledge for using problem solving tools and techniques within their organisation to effectively determine root causes… Read more »

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Course Overview:  This course gives an introduction to the concepts and principles that lie behind TPM and how to use TPM to eliminate organisational losses. Delegates will learn that TPM is much more than a maintenance technique and how it can become part of an organisation-wide improvement programme. The course focuses on the 12 Step… 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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Overview The Manufacturing Manager Training programme is an intense and advanced level approach to management training within a manufacturing operations environment, for those who manage and support supervisors / team leaders / cell leaders. The programme has been designed in accordance with and influenced by a study conducted by the Automotive Industry Partnership, that analysed… 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… Read more »

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Overview:  The Team Leader Essentials programme is a unique hands-on approach to leadership training within a manufacturing operations environment.The course adopts a unique approach with a real world, ‘day in the life of’ experience that teaches both the technical and interpersonal skills in a simulated factory setting.The Team Leader Essentials programme will provide you with the skills… Read more »

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New Product Introductions Training Courses

Automotive

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 »

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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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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 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 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 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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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 »

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Cross-Sector

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 »

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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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Supply Chain Training Courses

Automotive

Course Overview    MMOG/LE defines a common set of best practices for an organisation’s Supply Chain Management and allows an organisation to assess their existing internal processes, implement and verify improvement. The assessment also establishes a common definition of supply chain management processes to help organisations: Determine the robustness of existing internal processes Benchmark supply… Read more »

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Course Overview    MMOG/LE defines a common set of best practices for an organisation’s Supply Chain Management and allows an organisation to assess their existing internal processes, implement and verify improvement. The assessment also establishes a common definition of supply chain management processes to help organisations: Determine the robustness of existing internal processes Benchmark supply… 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… Read more »

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Course overview:   The Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) certification provides you with the information you need to meet today’s supply chain logistics challenges. Created by APICS with a team of subject matter experts, the CLTD designation covers a comprehensive body of knowledge that sets the global standard for best practices in logistics, transportation… Read more »

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Course overview:   The APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) program is recognized worldwide as the standard in production and inventory control, a critical function within an organization for reducing costs and achieving a competitive edge. The CPIM designation is earned by successfully completing two exams demonstrating competency in production and inventory management. Through… Read more »

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Course overview:   The APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) program is recognized worldwide as the standard in production and inventory control, a critical function within an organization for reducing costs and achieving a competitive edge. The CPIM designation is earned by successfully completing two exams demonstrating competency in production and inventory management. Through… Read more »

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Course Overview The APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) Learning System is a comprehensive professional development and certification preparation program based on the APICS CSCP body of knowledge. It is designed for individuals and organisations looking to develop or enhance skills to create and execute a global supply chain management strategy that meets customer needs,… Read more »

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Course overview:   This course provides an introduction to the Principles of Inventory Management and aims to give all delegates a functional knowledge and understanding of inventory management, control principles, roles, responsibilities, and techniques leading to greater input in the overall Supply Chain strategy of an organisation.Inventory Management is a key strategic enabler in a company’s ability… Read more »

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Course overview    Material Requirement Planning (MRP) is a vital component in the supply chain. It acts as the systematic bridge between master planning, purchasing and production. MRP helps determine requirements and maintain priorities. The Introduction to Materials Requirement Planning course assists experienced planners, beginners and other manufacturing professionals to understand the fundamentals of MRP. Through classroom… 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    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    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… 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 The Principles of Inventory Management provides a functional knowledge and understanding of inventory and purchasing management principles, roles and responsibilities, and techniques. This is an extensive body of knowledge based on the APICS Certification programmes, focused purely on Inventory Management. You will learn, tools, techniques, calculations and methodology alongside application techniques to deliver results… Read more »

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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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Our trainers are expert practitioners with hands-on industrial experience and highly developed communication skills. They have a wealth of technical expertise and often provide on-site advice and coaching. During every manufacturing training courses we will encourage collaboration and sharing of practical experiences, ensuring learning can be put into context and empowering delegates to apply their new skills successfully in their workplace as well as making sustainable improvements.

    • High level of trainer experience and competence
    • Practical group exercises
    • Working as a team in role play
    • Proven track record of training
    • Case studies that put theory into real life situations
    • Comprehensive course content

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