Design to Cost: methods and tools for estimating the cost of the product


Thu 22 Oct 2015

Event description

CRIT organizes an inter-company training course on the theme “Design to Cost: methods and tools for estimating the cost of the product”, with the collaboration of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and HyperLean Srl (CRIT Endorsed Suppliers Network), a specialized company in the development of innovative software solutions to support the design and product development cycle.

Course contents

The course will last 16 hours (4 half days lasting 4 hours) and will take place from Thursday 22 October at CRIT.

The following topics will be covered during the sessions:

  • Understand the importance of cost-oriented design according to the concepts of Design to Cost and LifeCycle Costing
  • Compare different methodologies for cost estimation in the design phase
  • Deepen the knowledge-based approach to cost estimation
  • Analyze the workflow for cost management right from the design stages
  • Analyze production costs for different classes of components and assemblies
  • Deepen the LeanCOST tool in its interfaces and functionality through application examples

Each training day will be organized so as to provide participants with both a theoretical introduction and a practical phase, through the performance of group activities.

  • Dott. Ing. Margherita Peruzzini, Engineering Department “Enzo Ferrari”, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
  • Dr. Ing. Alessandro Morbidoni, Hyperlean Srl

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