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Flexible Product Development

  1. 1. Flexible Product Development September 26-27, 2011 CII Innovation Center, Shanghai Preston SmithI nn ov at i o n t WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Management professionals from: o R&D o Innovation o Product Development o Process Improvement/Re-Engineering o Manufacturing 5 REASONS TO ATTEND: o Customers will change their minds whether you want them to or not o As soon as you freeze your specification your competitor has a chance to steal your business o Product technologies change before you can bring them to market o New market opportunities are emerging all the time o Your business plan challenges you to introduce more new-to-world and new-to-us products – but your processes don’t really support this Organizer: g
  2. 2. Flexible Product Development September 26-27, 2011 CII Innovation Center, Shanghai Day 1 Agenda Morning Sessions Day 1 Agenda Afternoon Sessions Session 1 Understanding Flexibility Session 3 Modular Product Architectures Session 2 Customers and Product Requirements Session 4 ExperimentationOrganizer Session 5 Set-Based Design Tel: 86-21-61435790 Fax: 86-21-55663190 Email: marketing@innoenterprise.com
  3. 3. Flexible Product Development September 26-27, 2011 CII Innovation Center, Shanghai Day 2 Agenda Morning Sessions Day 2 Agenda Afternoon Sessions Session 3 Project Management (Continued) Session 2 Decision MakingOrganizer Session 3 Project Management Tel: 86-21-61435790 Fax: 86-21-55663190 Email: marketing@innoenterprise.com
  4. 4. Flexible Product Development September 26-27, 2011 CII Innovation Center, Shanghai About the Workshop Leader Preston has concentrated on rapid and flexible product development methods for over twenty years. He founded New Product Dynamics in 1986 to bring rapid development expertise to industry as an independent consultant. Clients in 25 countries span the packaged goods, electronics, software, medical, industrial equipment, and motor vehicle industries.His engagements include flexible and prototype-driven product development, project risk management, and high-performance global development teams. Prestons consulting and training services include discovering cost-effective opportunities for improving a companys development cycle, guiding the implementation of industry-leading development methods. He has led over a hundred product development workshops in North America, “Speed has always been a critical element Europe, Australia, Africa, and Asia. in the product design process. But as Preston Smith points out, one must be extraordinarily flexible as well in one’s Preston has published 3 books: Developing Products in development and innovation processes. In Half the Time,now in its third edition with 100, 000 the light-speed world we live in, as Smith so poignantly points out, one’s ability to copies in use in English, plus six translated editions; use intelligent, knowledge-based flexibility Proactive Risk Management, which won the 2003 PMI is an imperative to winning every day.”Organizer David I. Cleland Project Management Literature Award, Michael D. Thieneman, Executive Vice and his most recent one Flexible Product Development. President, Whirlpool Corporation Before his concentration on management consulting, Preston spent twenty years as an engineer and manager “Preston provides exceptionally with IBM, AT&T, GM, Pratt&Whitney Aircraft, and detailed treatment of techniques to help any program manager various smaller companies. He holds an engineering lead difficult, constantly Ph.D. from Stanford University. He is a founder of the changing projects. His many Agile Project Leadership Network, a member of the examples show how these tools work in the real world.” Product Development and Management Association and of the Agile Alliance. Preston is listed in Whos Who in Jim Callahan, Senior Program the West and Whos Who in Finance and Industry, and Manager, C-Cor he is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC). Companies who have attended his workshops in Greater China include:ABB, Dell, Dow Corning, GE Medical Systems, Philips, Oracle, SAP, P&G, A.O.Smith, Bayer, Emerson, Invensys, Molex, Unilever, Schneider, Siemens, Ericsson, Osram, Motorola, Agilent, HP, Nestle, 3M, Invista, Jabil, Johnson & Johnson, Mettler – Toledo, Otis and Many others. Tel: 86-21-61435790 Fax: 86-21-55663190 Email: marketing@innoenterprise.com
  5. 5. Flexible Product Development September 26-27, 2011 CII Innovation Center, Shanghai China Institute for Innovation is a consulting and academic organization established specifically to help Chinese companies, multinational organizations and government agencies to meet the needs for world-class expertise in innovation. CII is a leading innovation education, training, research, and networking institute in China. CII offers a wide variety of programs to help people at all levels and in all roles to understand and master the principles and practices of innovation, to help their organizations succeed in the innovation- driven economy.Organizer Alcatel, Bayer, Li-Ning Sports, Cadbury, C-Bons, Changhong, Conexant, DSM, Emerson, EPCOS, GE, Gemalto, Grammer Automotive, Haier, Huntsman, Intel Shanghai, Invista, Johnson & Johnson, Kohler, Kone, Kraft, Lenovo, Nokia, Packetfront, Philips, Perfect,Putzmeister, Saint-Gobain, Schneider Electric, Shanghai Ericcson, Tencent, Verigy, etc. The 2nd ICSI Innovation Conference Flexible Product Development May 25-26, 2011 Shanghai Jiao Tong University Led by Preston Smith, September 26-27, 2011 Shanghai Product Development Innovation Led by Joe Zhou, June 27-28, 2011 Shanghai Proactive Risk Management Led by Preston Smith, September 28-29, 2011 Creative Thinking Tools Shanghai Led by Jack Hipple, July 4-6, 2011 Shanghai Innovation Leadership Innovation for Chemical Industry Led by John Canfield, October 24-25, 2011 Led by Jack Hipple, July 7-8, 2011 Shanghai Shanghai Dominant Innovation Led by Pro. Jay Lee, August 26, 2011 Shanghai Tel: 86-21-61435790 Fax: 86-21-55663190 Email: marketing@innoenterprise.com

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