Product Development Processes that Reach Goals

Product Development Processes that Reach Goals

Workshop Overview:
There are many best-practices used by industry leaders to generate high quality, cost completive products in a timely manner.  If you want to apply these to your products, then this workshop is for you.

It is conducted by the author of The Mechanical Design Process, a text published by McGraw Hill and in its 4th edition. This book is used at most top universities world wide to show how to structure best-practices into processes that lead to quality, cost effective products. He has also benchmarked design process best-practices for Autodesk and Siemens. He is knowledgeable about not only hardware development best practices, but also software development, and has used and taught them both.

The exact content of the workshop is tailored to your organization’s needs.  First, we will assess your current practices and then, develop what material can improve your results.

Workshop Outcomes:
This highly interactive session will provide:

  • Hands on application of best practices to resolve current issues
  • Methods to manage risk and uncertainty during product development

Workshop Key Topics:

  • Understanding the needs of the customers
  • Innovation – going beyond customer needs
  • Concept development
  • System architecture development
  • Choosing the best concept
  • Concept refinement using modeling and testing
  • Designing parts for low cost and ease of assembly
  • Taguchi’s methods
  • Methods to optimize products
  • Making the best use of PLM
  • Managing uncertainties during design

Workshop Length: TBD
Can be customized to needs of participants


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