PROGRAM MANAGEMENT & BUSINESS CASE DEVELOPMENT
The SAE-A presents the SAE-A Student Seminars (SSS); a series of informative lectures designed to address the key fundamentals of engineering design, construction and professionalism.
An Honours graduate in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Melbourne, David Ford is a Fellow of the Inst. of Engineers Australia and a Fellow of both the Society of Automotive Engineers Int’l. (USA) and the SAE-Australasia. (He was Senior Vice President and Treasurer of the latter organisation until May 2007).
David is heavily involved in Formula SAE-A with areas including:
- Rules Committee
- Cost Team
- Scoring Team
He is a former Product Planning Manager and Chief Engineer of the Ford Motor Company of Australia, moving to the USA to in 1990 to take up Director/Executive positions in Product Development with Ford Motor Company, USA. He retired from full time employment in 1998 to return to Australia, where he has maintained local and international industry and academic contacts.
He has over 40 years association with the worldwide Automotive Industry with a range of experiences in Executive management of Engineering and Business operations in Australia and USA and Joint Venture projects with Japanese companies (Honda; Nissan; Mazda).
David's management experiences also include Strategic Planning; Business Process Improvement; Problem analysis and response; Organisation Restructuring and Cost/Profit Optimisation.
All sessions will be conducted online via Webinar.An invitation link sent will be sent on the day of the webinar.
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