Factory Management For Industry 4.0




1 - 6 March, 2021



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The ‘Future of Factories’ program which takes place in the heart of Germany, is packed with workshops, visits, strategy planning and experiences to showcase some cutting edge technologies and methods that are being used in one of the best and advanced factories in the world. 

  • Explore how the biggest factories in the world are operated, how managers lead the production and latest innovation in manufacturing.
  • Increase your factory efficiency, productivity, and profitability. Get back with a solid strategy to take your factory to an entire new level.
  • Learn from first-hand experiences of the world’s leading pioneers on how to build strategic capabilities for Industry 4.0.
  • Gain a competitive advantage by building your roadmap for Industry 4.0 implementation, a new era for factories.
  • Join a dynamic and diverse cohort of young professionals interested to enter the field of mobility and put their mark in this fast growing sector.

This program is designed for:

  • Mid to senior level factory managers
  • Directors & VPs
  • Investors & consultant associated with factories

Learn from no one but the best pioneers in the world

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Day 1 & 2:

Industry 4.0 systems 

Core of Industry 4.0 are intelligent machines that share information with one another, organise themselves and work together to coordinate processes and deadlines. This makes production much more flexible and efficient. 

creating an efficient factory Automation plan

As efficiency and productivity become the core focus of many factories and plants, automation and advanced robotics enter the spotlight. Factories must work within the constraints of competition, regulation, security, quality, and cost effectiveness. Factory automation can ease the challenges of these constraints by providing numerous tasks (that involve all types of output) with practical and efficient solutions.

intelligent & advanced industrial robotics

Adding automated robotic systems to your factory saves money, increases production, and creates higher-quality parts.
Industrial robots are becoming more advanced & intelligent year after year.  Applications of industrial robots include welding, painting, ironing, assembly, pick and place, palletizing, product inspection, and testing, all accomplished with high endurance, speed, and precision. Besides getting to know the robots, we will develop the understanding of how and when it’s a smart idea to integrate a robotic system and when it’s not, to avoid over automation. 

Optimizing human-machine collaboration

It’s not a binary decision, choosing between robots and machines. In fact, a structure where humans and machines complement each other results in increasing productivity. This collaboration could increase revenue by 38 percent by 2022, according to Accenture Research. In this session we will see how robots and humans help one another to perform an extremely complex task in the most efficient way possible.

Day 3:

factories driven by Artificial intelligence

AI has a key role to play in the smart factory, helping manufacturers predict demand patterns and allocate resources far more accurately. In other words, AI allows manufacturers to answer questions based on cold, hard data rather than human guesswork.

As big data and algorithms make manufacturing more efficient, early adoption of technology gives forward-thinking producers a powerful advantage over their competitors. Research shows that it doesn’t pay to sit and wait for cheaper or better technology to come along: McKinsey suggests that AI front-runners can expect a 122% cash-flow increase due to efficiency gains, compared to just 10% for followers.

creating the digital infrastructure & Digital Twin

Digital twins allow companies to model their machines, processes, and networks in a virtual environment and use them to predict problems before they happen, as well as boost productivity and efficiency.

Industrial Internet Of Things: Connecting the entire factory

IoT and connected devices are making the development process more transparent. Internet of Things allows companies to avoid overstocking, downtime, and unnecessary fuel usage; to optimize maintenance schedules and output; monitor critical processes; increase automation; and better understand and serve their customers.

Day 4: 

Data Analytics for Factories 

Manufacturing in the 19th century was driven by steam. In the 20th century, it was electricity. Today, manufacturing is driven by data. Collecting data and analyzing them enables better and faster decision making within factories, and makes continuous improvements more quantified and disciplined. Data analytics can also help manufacturers boost productivity, reduce lead times, eliminate errors and speed time to market.

Monitor, Predict, Diagnose & Reach targets

Every factory has it’s own traditions. What do you do every day? week? month? year?
This session will go over critical habits that should be adopted by everyone at the company to develop the right mindset, avoid fatal errors, minimize accidents, constantly monitor and make sure everyone is on point in reaching targets.

Day 5:

Workshop: Factory layout plan optimization for maximum output

Having an effective factory layout design is one of the keys to success in plant management. 

One crucial foundation in the journey toward the factory of the future is the concept and practice of Lean manufacturing. Developed decades ago as a method to improve productivity, Lean manufacturing emphasizes eliminating waste, implementing continuous improvement processes (CIP) and improving the flow of material, people and information — both within individual production lines and across manufacturing enterprises.

Visiting KUKA: knowing the latest advancements in industrial robots

As a leading global supplier of intelligent automation solutions KUKA offers its customers everything from a single source: from robots and cells to fully automated systems and their networking in markets such as automotive, electronics, general industry, consumer goods, e-commerce/retail and healthcare. The KUKA Group is headquartered in Augsburg, Germany.

SmartFactory as a service

A revolutionary cooperation creates space for new ideas: MHP, KUKA and Munich Re combine their synergies and jointly develop the innovative concept “SmartFactory as a Service”. The combination of the core competencies of software integration, automation technology, plant technology and risk and financial management creates visionary production solutions for the requirements of the future.

Factory managers need to be constantly updated by the fast advancements in manufacturing to stay ahead of the market, enhance productivity and generate more revenue. Besides, learning from the most advanced facilities in the world and seeing the execution on the ground is a game changer and elevates you professionally to a new global level with strategic connections and wiser mindset to lead.

Leading factories of the future.

Experts involved

Learn from worldwide experts who are advancing the field of manufacturing
and shaping the factories of the future. 

Peter Schiele

Product Owner Autonomous Driving 

BMW Group

Rainer Brehm

CEO Factory Automation


Christoph Pless

Head of Production Strategy

 Mercedes-Benz AG

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We’re closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation around the world and are working tirelessly to provide safety, flexibility, and value as we focus on the future of educational travel.

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