Automotive and Returnable Packaging Online Workshop for Industry Professionals

March 27, 2023 - May 1, 2023


Course Description

This course is an overview of the principles of automotive packaging. Students will learn about the history of automotive, gain an understanding of manufacturing processes for vehicles and the production flow. The connection between automotive assembly and the role and use of packaging for vehicle parts will be discussed. Students will learn the various types of containers used, the role of suppliers, and how automotive packaging is designed, selected, and maintained during its life cycle. The course will address the importance of program management and the involvement of the packaging team in design, cost justification, purchase, and use. Additionally, students will learn about the transition from widespread corrugated packaging to an industry-wide standard of returnable containers.

Course duration: The course is open to all attendees for six weeks. We estimate six weeks to be enough time to complete the content and review it multiple times. The content is broken into six learning modules, plus a detailed summary.
Course configuration:

    • Six self-paced modules contain content organized into small learning sessions that build on each other.  
    • Six live, recorded Zoom sessions weekly. The Zoom session allows time for learners to ask questions of the course instructor and to learn from others in the cohort. It is not mandatory, and all sessions will be recorded and shared in the course management system (D2L) for course attendees only.
    • There are five exercises to solidify learning for each student.
    • To ensure Supplemental videos, readings, and info

Course Pricing: $1,995 per person. Discounts are available for multiple people from the same company.