Design Review Workshop C1306

Topics: Quality, Safety & Maintenance

This course is verified by Probitas Authentication as meeting the AS9104/3A requirements for continuing Professional Development.

In today's highly competitive and liability minded environment, Design Reviews (DR) are a must for all major mobility industries such as Automotive, DOD, Aerospace, Agriculture, Recreation, Marine and Rail. While Design Reviews are becoming increasingly important in product liability litigation, they also serve as an effective way to transfer organizational best practices for specific concerns and issues.

This hands-on workshop describes how formal Design Reviews can be used in conjunction with other new product development methods to improve product designs by uncovering potential problems before they are discovered at a later stage of development or application when the costs of correction are much higher. A range of effective techniques for organizing and conducting Design Reviews will be presented. Participants will receive specific guidance and tools to assist them in tailoring Design Reviews to reflect their own organization's requirements. Topics are applicable to a broad range of new product development programs, ranging from components to complete systems, for both OEMs and suppliers.

LEARN THEN DO - In this workshop the participant not only learns the essential elements of a robust Design Review process but also has the opportunity to apply these principles in the conduct of a mock Design Review. Participants will also experience some of the frequently encountered real-world issues that distract from accomplishing good results. During these reviews the participant will experience each of the roles in a typical Design Review; leader, facilitator, recorder, and participant. An after-action review will be performed following each DR session to discuss positive outcomes and identify opportunities for improvement.

Note: Last day of class ends at approximately 12:30 pm

Learning Objectives

By attending this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the relationship of the process to concurrent engineering and knowledge management
  • Establish the requirements for a successful Design Review process
  • Describe the types and timing of reviews
  • Organize a typical Design Review
  • Conduct a review and get positive results

Who Should Attend

The course is designed for individuals who are involved in the development of new products and who seek to improve that process. Product development team members including, but not limited to, directors, manager, project and program managers, design, development, process, product, quality, and application engineers will find the course valuable.  It is aimed primarily at engineers and managers who will be facilitating or leading such reviews, but will also benefit manufacturing, marketing and purchasing personnel.


"Great place to understand how Design Reviews would work in an ideal world. Design Review processes tailored to any organization can be built based on this platform."
R. Subramanian
Application Engineer
KS Kolbenschmidt U.S. Inc.



You must complete all course contact hours and successfully pass the learning assessment to obtain CEUs.

Angelo Mago

Angelo MagoAngelo Mago is senior consultant and owner of ATM Consulting, Inc., which provides customized training and consulting services to a varied design and manufacturing supplier community in the areas of quality assurance, quality control, design engineering, document management, and customer service and improvement methods. He has acquired experience since 1993, in product design, quality assurance, project management working in DOD in the M1 Abrams and Bradley Program Management offices and as the Senior Supplier Quality Engineer for GM Truck Group responsible for NAO and off-shore supplier ISO qualification, Product Development, and PPAP qualification and approval. Through ATM Consulting, Mr. Mago has played a lead role in establishing a PM and APQP environment for both large and small companies. He is a recipient of the SAE Forest R. McFarland Award for distinction in professional development/education. He has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology.

Duration: 1.5 Days
CEUs: 1.0

Fees: $1299.00

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