AUTOMOTIVE SPICE® – INTRODUCTORY TRAINING

Our introduction course to Automotive SPICE® allows you to gain a comprehensive overview of Automotive SPICE®, considered the process assessment model of the automotive industry. Through a series of practical examples, you learn why this industry standard is suited to projects aimed at improving processes, how to evaluate projects, and how process assessments are conducted and prepared for.

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  • Introduction to Automotive SPICE®

    Training objectives & content

    This course provides you with a concise overview of Automotive SPICE®. Automotive SPICE® has established itself as the de facto standard of the automotive industry when it comes to improving and assessing processes used to develop systems and software.

    It is common for carmakers to assess the workflows and processes of their suppliers. Aimed at project managers and other specialists working on E/E development projects, this course shows how carmakers assessments work and the typical problems that arise. 

    •   2 Days
    •   from 9 - 17 o'clock
    •   Public | Inhouse
    •   DE | EN
    •   limited to 12 participants
    KNOWING HOW IT’S DONE

    Whether its certification training you need or an individual workshop, you always benefit from the full advantages of our know-how. We will design the right training to match your needs, for you (individually) as an expert, or as an exclusive in-house course for your company. Our experts offer all courses in German and English.

    Smilja Mateja, Training Coordination

    Course content: Automotive SPICE® introduction training

    • Principles, structure and scope of the Automotive SPICE® process assessment model
    • VDA Scope: a selection of the minimum requirements checked by German carmakers (OEM) when assessing the processes of their suppliers
    • Interpreting capability levels 1 to 3
    • The fundamental structure of interpretation guidelines for assessments in keeping with the VDA Guidelines
    • The assessment process from the point of view of project managers and other team members
    • How to prepare for an OEM assessment as a supplier

    Day 1 of introduction training

    • The motivation behind process improvements
    • An overview of Automotive SPICE®: process dimensions and capabiltiy level dimensions
    • Overview of the VDA interpretation guidelines
    • Interpreting maturity level 1 with respect to project management and supporting processes

    Day 2 of introduction training

    • Interpreting capabiltiy level 1 with respect to the processes of systems and software development, as well as supplier monitoring
    • Interpreting capabiltiy levels 2 and 3
    • Preparing for and running assessments
    100+ CUSTOMERS

    Over 100 corporate customers on four continents bank on our experience.

    Automotive SPICE®? We’re the experts!

    50 ASSESSORS

    We currently have 48 intacs™-certified assessors. These include ten instructors on Provisional and Competent Level.

    Automotive SPICE®? We’re the experts!

    SINCE 2005

    As a peer reviewer, we have been continually involved in the process of designing standards since 2005. We also co-authored plug-ins for mechanical engineering and hardware engineering with intacs™.

    Automotive SPICE®? We’re the experts!

    SPECIALIST MANUALS – ABSOLUTE CLASSICS

    We have written multiple editions of »Automotive SPICE® in Practice«, already an industry classic.

    Automotive SPICE®? We’re the experts!

    200+ YEARS

    Benefit from over 200 people-years of cumulative project experience, often involving improvement programmes lasting several years.

    Automotive SPICE®? We’re the experts!

    1000+ ASSESSORS

    We have now trained more than 1000 assessors according to intacs™ guidelines.

    Automotive SPICE®? We’re the experts!

    200+ ASSESSMENTS

    We have conducted over 200 assessments since 2007, on both a project and an organisational level. That is equivalent to 10,000 assessment-hours.

    Automotive SPICE®? We’re the experts!

    Next training

    01.03. - 02.03.21 Automotive SPICE Introduction

    DE
    Greater Stuttgart
    1.170 eur p.P.*

    25.10. - 26.10.21 Automotive SPICE Introduction

    EN
    Munich
    1.170 eur p.P.*

    01.03. - 02.03.21 Automotive SPICE Introduction

    DE
    Greater Stuttgart
    1.170 eur p.P.*

    25.10. - 26.10.21 Automotive SPICE Introduction

    EN
    Munich
    1.170 eur p.P.*

    Book early to receive an early-bird discount or apply for a group discount on course fees.

    Extra value

    ADD-ON TO THE AUTOMOTIVE SPICE® COURSE

    As a participant in this course, we also offer you two rewarding extras

    • An original Automotive SPICE® pocket guide, containing the processes of the extended version of VDA Scope including purposes, outcomes and generic practices.
    • This compact handbook of Automotive SPICE® Essentials provides you with a quick introduction to the topic. An essentials guide, the handbook is available in English and was written by leading assessors and trainers.

    Our comprehensive training materials are already included in the course fee. Training materials are written in English.

    Process & organisation

    LEARNING IN A PLEASANT AND FRIENDLY ATMOSPHERE

    We look forward to welcoming you to our training courses. To make it easier for you to concentrate on your course, we do everything we can to make your stay as pleasant as possible. All catering requirements will be taken care of during your course, from snacks during breaks to lunch.

    If your course lasts more than four days, we would be delighted to invite you out for the evening. This is also a useful opportunity to discuss what you have learnt or experienced with other course participants and forge friendships.

    FIRST-HAND KNOWLEDGE

    Our instructors are acknowledged experts in their field. Our experience speaks for itself: the heads of training at Kugler Maag Cie have already trained a large number of instructors who now run courses themselves – so with us, you access experience directly ‘at source’.

    Over the years, we have refined our training to

    • integrate the methodical know-how acquired by our instructors as authors, 
    • including a treasure trove of expertise gathered by working on industry committees, 
    • and also encompassing up-to-the-minute insights derived from actual consulting projects with clients.

    Their experience with international projects across multiple sectors of industry allows our trainers to answer your questions by drilling down into the specific detail.

    Safe courses

    With our hygiene concept we ensure that we can continue to offer safe on-site training. Should on-site training not be possible at short notice due to the occurrence of infection, we reserve the right to offer it as online training. We have intensive experience with online training and assessments. Therefore you will definitely benefit from our expertise. 

    Information on the training programme

    Some courses take place several times a year as classroom training sessions. Others are only offered as in-house training.

    To make a binding reservation, book directly through the website or send us an order. We will confirm course dates as soon as we have received a minimum number of reservations. You will be sent all required information on course arrangements in advance. Fees include course materials, lunch and refreshments during breaks.

    Most of our courses can also be booked as in-house training sessions. Our instructors will be happy to travel directly to your place of work and train your teams on site. We can also mix and match the content of in-house courses and take a particular situation affecting your projects into account. We will be happy to write a concept proposal for your specific training requirements.

    All courses outlined in our training programme can be held in German or English. Our training materials are written in English.

    Training package: Seminar skills and attractive discounts

    • 10% early-bird booking discount if you register six or more weeks before a training session.
    • 10% group discount if you register more than one participant from your company for the same course.

    Want to save even more? Discounts can be combined for the same course.

    These conditions do not apply to VDA examination fees for Automotive SPICE® assessor training sessions or the Scaled Agile, Inc. fee for SAFe training.

    Conditions of participation

    Course fees include course materials, lunch and refreshments during breaks per person.

    This offer is only open to companies or registered tradespersons. All fees are subject to current sales tax and must be paid on receipt of invoice. Early-bird and group discounts will be subtracted as necessary from invoices.

    We will confirm receipt of your registration. Registrations can be cancelled without penalty up to 6 weeks before each individual event; 10% of the fee will be charged for courses cancelled up to 14 days before each event; 50% of the fee will be charged for courses cancelled up to 7 days before each event. Fees will not be refunded if you cancel a course less than a week before an event. You may send somebody else to take your place on a course without additional cost. All courses may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.

    We charge the examination fees of third parties (such as VDC QMC and Scaled Agile Inc.) on their behalf. Such fees are not eligible for a discount.

    Your personal information will be stored by KUGLER MAAG CIE GmbH in order to organise the event. By registering for a course you also agree to us contacting you by fax, email or telephone. If you do not wish to consent to us using your information in this way, please send us a message or get in touch. You have the right to withdraw your consent to this arrangement at any time.

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