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Fall 2020 Professional Development Catalog

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Introduction to DOE
Discover how a DOE can be used to optimize product designs and manufacturing processes. Using an example scenario, learn the process steps and relevant terms. Also included is the DOE benefits, history, and goals for different types of DOE’s. 
Introduction to Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
Learn how your designs can benefit from an FEA analysis that simulates real-world conditions. Obtain basics skills needed to conduct an FEA study and make correct assumptions. Includes an introduction to discretization error and convergence analysis.
Introduction to FMEA: What, Why, When, and How
Obtain a high-level overview of FMEA facts: WHAT an FMEA is, WHY they’re used, WHEN an FMEA is created, WHO is on the FMEA development team, and HOW the FMEA form is completed. FMEA history, standards, and team responsibilities are also discussed.
Overview of AS6500, Manufacturing Management Program
Covers the background/history of AS6500, why it was was created & how it relates to other SAE standards. Also explains its detailed requirements, lists the benefits of its adoption & provides instructions for implementation within your organization.
Introduction to Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)
Provides an overview of best practice methodologies for planning and managing the successful launch of a new product, how to take ideas and develop them into a viable product design, manufacture the designed product, and distribute/sell the product.
New Mechanical Shifting Devices in Automotive Transmissions
Designers will be given the information needed to start designing for Additive Manufacturing; identifying and justifying use of AM technology for a particular part and selecting the right process/material for the application.
Foundations for Implementing Root Cause Analysis
Introduction to the eight steps of the Root Cause Problem Solving approach, key actions in each step, examples/scenarios of how steps solve/keep problems from reoccurring & tools to assist with completing each step for problem-solving on-the-job.
Introduction to Weibull Solution Methods
This course provides a solid overview of Weibull Solution Methods & 16 additional Weibull Analysis capabilities, or Weibull Extensions. A prerequisite for participation in a Weibull project or additional advanced applications training.
Introduction to the Automotive Ecosystem
Overview of the Automotive Industry Ecosystem: its global dimension, impact on society, business dynamics, organizational structure, future trends, and the importance of the technical staffs inside automotive companies.
Standardization in a Competitive Environment
Be introduced to the who, what, why, and how of standardization; how standards can be better utilized within organizations; standards in the global marketplace; the role of competition, competitiveness, and differentiation; and strategic priorities.

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