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MBB Consulting™ - QFD Training In Austin, TX

QFD Training In Austin, TX

QFD Training
Austin is the capital and heart of Texas. QFD training teaches Austin students product design and development 'gone right'.
Price $299
Duration 1 day
Format In-person, instructor-led slideshow with exercises and a quiz to test comprehension.
Materials Each student will receive a 3-ring binder containing print-outs of the slideshow. Assuming satisfactory quiz results graded a few days after class, each student will receive a Certificate of Completion.
Class Size3 - 8 students
Start Day
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CityAustin, TX

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About QFD Training


Who is QFD Training for?

Quality Function Deployment Training is for anybody hoping to maximize profitability resulting from the design of their service, process, or product. Sometimes, QFD is referred to as the "House of Quality" because its product planning matrices have the shape of a house. In our course, Austin students learn:

QFD Training Course Overview:

QFD training describes Quality Function Deployment - product design 'gone right' transforming customer needs into profit maximized launch plans. Far too often, engineers gather among themselves, and pump out designs with zero input from actual customers. The worst example we've seen was $20M spent on developing a pressure-based uninterruptable power supply system that had no market interest. The engineers thought it was a great idea. And technically it was pretty nifty. Unfortunately, nobody wanted to buy it, and it was a complete waste of shareholder dollars. To avoid mistakes like this, our students learn a structured approach to capturing customer needs and translating them into specific plans to produce products to meet those needs.
Customer Needs. Capturing "voice of the customer" (VOC) through direct discussion or interviews, surveys, focus groups, customer specifications, observation, warranty data, field reports, etc.

Product Planning. Constructing a matrix to translate general customer "what's" into more specific engineering "how's" being product requirements or technical characteristics to satisfy the needs.

Part Deployment. Cascading assembly-level requirements down to the component level.

Process Planning. Evaluating candidate manufacturing processes and choosing processes to make each part.

Quality Control. Defining process control plans to assure retention of capability throughout each part's production.

Austin

Silicon Hills - Keep Austin Weird

Excellent choice! Austin was recommended to serve as the capital due to the area's pleasant hills, waterways, and convenience as a crossroads between Galveston, Santa Fe, Mexico, and the Red River. A capital building and granite dam were built to power a street car line. Parks were established. The Texas Oil Boom happened. High-tech semiconductor manufacturing and higher education evolved. Music become prominent. And, Austin has flourished becoming America's 11th, and Texas' 4th largest city by population, and one of America's fastest-growing large cities. As such, many fun after-class options exist including the 6th Street bar scene, music festivals, ballet, museums, the LBJ Presidential Library, shopping, a massive bat colony, and Lake Travis.

Austin
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Austin, TX
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Facility

Our Austin Training Center is situated in a stunning location overlooking a lake in Austin's research corridor. The high quality four-story building stands out, with its fabulous curves of reflective glass and steel set in beautiful lakeland surroundings and verdant, neatly tended landscaped grounds. Inside, the lobby areas feature polished granite floors and wood paneling and there's cardkey control at all entrances and pleasant areas with outdoors seating. Corporate neighbors include some of the biggest names in IT and many hi-tech industries such as semiconductors - drawn by the expert labor force, the accessible location (close to US Hwy 183 and State Hwy 45 for quick access to the Central Business District) and economic growth in the area. The business center is close to many amenities and is a short drive from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.

Testimonials

Read what our students and clients have to say.

Ben Aldridge
Ben Aldridge
Field Service Support Admin
Energy


I had the pleasure of working with our Master Black Belt at our energy tech firm. There, he created an internal mentorship and training program to teach lean/six sigma concepts. The training was made available to employees spread both horizontally and vertically throughout the organization. Executives, managers, assemblers and receptionists alike were soon finding and eliminating waste within their workday. This divide-and-conquer philosophy in executing the continuous improvement program was not only an incredibly efficient way to find and implement cost savings, but also created a culture of empowerment within our organization. Our MBB encouraged all of his students to use these techniques to add value to the organization, in-turn making them more valuable employees.




Sarah B.
Shipping Lead
Automotive


Extremely warm and welcoming (5S training) presentation. Instructor was clear and knowledgeable.