Manufacturing Your Product: Preparing to Scale Your Operations

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Name: Manufacturing Your Product: Preparing to Scale Your Operations
Date: February 26, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM EST
Event Description:
This unique workshop is designed to help “hardware” physical product manufacturers to plan for scaling up their production.

The workshop introduces manufacturing planning concepts and tools to help your transition from low volume to higher volume production.

The 1-day session will focus on developing a manufacturing readiness plan, calculating your cost of goods sold, production cost estimating based on various volume scales, make vs. buy strategy, and how to optimize strategic supply chain partnerships.
08:30 am | Registration & Networking
09:00 am | Agenda and Program Overview
09:15 am | Centrepolis Accelerator Overview
09:30 am | Participant Introductions
09:45 am | Developing a Manufacturing Readiness Plan & Workshop Exercise
10:30 am | Break
10:45 am | Calculating Your Cost of Goods Sold including workshop exercise
11:30 am | Developing an Intelligent Production Cost Estimate based on Volume Scale including workshop exercise
12:30 pm | Lunch
01:00 pm | Make vs. Buy: Trade-Offs of In-House vs. Outsource Production Strategy 
02:00 pm | Supplier Partnerships: How to Identify, Select and Negotiate including supply chain audit and risk assessment workshop exercises
03:30 pm | Participant needs and challenges sharing session

Lawrence Technological University 
Buell Management Building, RM M336 
21000 West 10 Mile Road 
Southfield, MI 48075

Date/Time Information:

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EST)

Contact Information:
Dan Radomski
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