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Introduction to Product Design and Value Engineering

The free online course on product design and development, as well as the functional analysis system techniques (FAST).

Business Process Management
Free Course
This free online introduction to product design and value engineering course will teach you about the four phases that are possible in the life-cycle of a product, as well as an introduction to the process of product design and development. You will also learn about the characteristics of creative people in product design, as well as the importance of the functional analysis system techniques (FAST) in product design and value engineering.
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

In this course, you will learn about the four phases that are possible in the life-cycle of a product, as well as an introduction to the process of product design and development. The various processes that are followed in the development of new products and the methods for increasing the total profit of a product will also be covered in this course. Then, the course will teach you about the best alternatives in the reduction of costs, value analysis, as well as give you an understanding of the value engineering cycle.

This course will also teach you about the importance of creative people in product design, as well as the characteristics of creative people. Furthermore, this course will teach you about the various ways to identify problems in product design and the steps to define these problems. Lastly, this course will teach you about the steps to perform function analysis, as well as the use of the functional analysis system techniques (FAST) in product design and value engineering.

This course is helpful for learners who want to gain an understanding of how the process of product design and development works, as well as the steps taken in product design. The course is also helpful for learners who want to understand how value engineering is important in product design and how creativity is an important factor when considering product design and development. Begin this course now to understand the various techniques that are used in carrying out a functional analysis of a product.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, you should be able to:


  • Discuss the concept of the product lifecycle and its components.
  • Identify the steps involved in the design of a new product.
  • Explain the characteristics of successful product development.
  • Identify the various applications and advantages of value engineering.
  • Explain the importance of creative thinkers in the process of value engineering.
  • Identify the components of the value engineering job plan.
  • Discuss the importance of understanding product function in value engineering.
  • Identify the various steps required when performing functional analysis.
  • Explain the processes involved in the functional analysis system technique (FAST).

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate is:

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