Supplier Development Assessments
Human Resources Consultancy
Audit and Gap Assessments
Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM)
Leadership Development Programme
NPI Technical Assessment
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Virtual Learning (instructor led)
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New Product Launch Excellence (NPLX) is a national programme aimed at improving the New Product Introduction (NPI) capabilities of the UK supply chain through the provision of essential skills, training, coaching support and project management expertise.
The programme is an initiative of the Automotive Council, endorsed by OEMs and delivered by SMMT Industry Forum.
All individuals who complete one of the above module will receive an Industry Forum NPLX certificate of attendance.
Suppliers to express an interest in the programme by clicking on the Enquire button and completing the form. Suppliers will be contacted to provide further details of the programme and availability in your region.
No available dates for this course at present. Please fill in the form below to register your interest.
If you are booking an instructor led class and the venue states ‘Virtual’ then please see the technical requirements below. Please note that these technical requirements below do not apply to eLearning courses:
Virtual Class Technical Requirements
To access a virtual class you must have the following:
Our standard platform for training is currently GoTo Training, however in certain circumstances based on region we use Teams or Zoom. If you are unsure if your systems are compatible please contact us before booking.
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SMMT Industry Forum Ltd
2680 Kings Court
Birmingham Business Park
+44 (0)121 717 6600