Product lifecycle

Making Product Reviews More Effective

How to hold reviews that add value, shorten product timescales, improve quality and leave everyone feeling good about them.

1 hour

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Summary

How to hold reviews that add value, shorten product timescales, improve quality and leave everyone feeling good about them.

All too often it seems that Product Reviews – whether we’re talking Design Reviews, Gate Events, Readiness Reviews or any of the other types are carried out reluctantly or avoided altogether, making them little more than a ‘box ticking’ exercise.  Attendees wonder why they are there, come poorly prepared and see the review as a threat or a challenge to their professional competence.

Approached with a different mindset that values alternative perspectives and is willing to give and receive well-considered feedback, reviews can be a major opportunity to add value and improve the product and/or the design and development process, bringing products to market more quickly, at lower cost and higher quality.

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Who should attend?

This webinar is aimed at all those who organise and/or take part in product reviews of any type.

Contributes 1 CPD hour

Key topics

  • What is the real purpose of a review?
  • The place of reviews in the overall design/development process.
  • It’s not just about showing up – preparing for an effective review.
  • Feedback not criticism – how to get real value from a review.
  • How to make sure ‘lessons learned’ really are!

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  • Harvey Leech

    Harvey Leach

    Harvey is a mechanical engineer by training and spent over 25 years working in a variety of roles through the whole product lifecycle in the automotive industry - from research, through product development to production strategy. For the last 15 years, he has been applying this breadth of experience as a consultant, trainer and coach, helping multi-functional teams to work collaboratively to bring products to market better and faster at lower cost.

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