Course detail: Process-Based Management in Aerospace: Defining, Improving and Sustaining Processes

Description
This course covers foundational principles and the tools and techniques of Process Based Management (PBM), and delineates the strategies for successful implementation of PBM in an aerospace organization. Course content focuses on how to depict an enterprise process view, develop process measures, define key components and identify critical success factors to maintain the focus on priority requirements for managing processes to achieve sustainable performance improvements. It includes how this fits with and supports Lean, Six Sigma, Total Quality Management and the Toyota Production System. Several aerospace organizational case studies are used to augment the theoretical components.

Highlights
  • Overview of the aerospace design and manufacturing process(es)
  • Foundational principles of process management
  • Data gathering methods and analysis
  • Identifying, reducing and controlling variation
  • Increasing efficiencies and effectiveness of the designer and production
  • Setting, achieving and holding performance goals
  • Achieving a culture of continuous improvement

Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for managers, engineers, quality, IT and planning professionals in the aerospace industry who are responsible for the identification, implementation and improvement of existing organizational processes and the development of new processes necessary to compete in the future.

Course Fees
Early registration course fee: $2,495 if you register and pay by the early registration deadline (45 days prior to the first day of class).
Regular registration course fee: $2,695 if you register and pay after the early registration deadline.

Netherlands Defence Academy Discount
This course is available to Netherlands Defence Academy employees at a discounted registration fee. Please contact the NDA Procurement and Contracting department for details. Please note that you cannot register using our online system when requesting this discount.

U.S. Federal Employee Discount
This course is available to U.S. federal employees at 10% off the registration fee. To receive the federal employee discount, you must enter the code FGVT116 during the checkout process. Please note that you must validate your eligibility to receive this discount by entering your U.S. government email address (ending in .gov or .mil) when creating your online registration profile. This discount is available for both the early registration and regular registration fees.

Canada Department of National Defence Discount
This course is available to Canada DND employees at 10% off the registration fee. Please contact the DND Procurement Authority (DAP 2-3) for details. Please note that you cannot register using our online system when requesting this discount. This discount is available for both the early registration and regular registration fees.

Certificate Track
This course is not part of a certificate track.

Classroom hours / CEUs
35 classroom hours
3.5 CEUs

Course Accessibility
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to participate in University of Kansas educational offerings. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in our Aerospace Short Courses, please email lpe@ku.edu or call 913-897-8530 at least three weeks before the first day of the event.
Please note: If you are attending an Aerospace Short Course onsite at your place of employment, please contact your company's training coordinator for accommodation requests.


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Course Resources
AERO0430 Course Information and Outline (PDF Document)

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