Week 1: Introduction to Product Design and Development, Product Design Steps and Product Analysis, Profit Consideration, Value Engineering (History, Concept and Definitions), Value Engineering vs. Cost Cutting.
Week 2: Creative Thinking, Problem Identification and VEJP, Types of Product Functions, Functional Analysis, Functional Analysis System Technique.
Week 3: Function-Cost Relationship – I, Function-Cost Relationship - II, VE Applications in Product Design, Value Engineering:Case Study -I, Value Engineering: Case Study –II.
Week 4: VE Tools and Techniques – I, VE Tools and Techniques – II, , VE Success Stories –I, VE Success Stories -II .Behavioral Roadblocks