Streamline New Product Development - The Basics

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The FoodBowl

28 Verissimo Drive

Auckland Airport, Auckland 2022

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Day 1 of 2 - focusing on the basics of NPD and the latest thinking.

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This workshop is aimed at food & beverage manufacturers who wish to streamline their new product development (NPD) to bring well designed products to market quickly and more profitably.

Participants can be start-up companies new to the disciplines of product development tools and processes, or established companies with experienced product development teams wanting to work smarter and more successfully.

The topics to be covered include:

  • NPD Basics – common challenges and traps
  • Linking NPD to business goals and strategy
  • Establishing a clear project brief, teams
  • Design considerations & designing better-for-the-planet products
  • Practical problem solving
  • Latest thinking on NPD

NPD expert Saskia van der Geest uses her vast experience to present practical tools and tips for faster, better, more profitable innovation. Saskia’s presentation is packed with real life anecdotes and solutions to common challenges.

During the course participants will apply the learnings to their own real time examples, using the tools to progress actual tasks. The course also gives attendees the opportunity to network and share their experiences with other food & beverage operators in the region.

Please come prepared to work through your own product development challenges.

Early bird pricing ends Friday 20th August.


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About the trainer:

Saskia helps organisations to design better products/services faster. She specialises in improving productivity to help your team deliver a consistent flow of new products ‘faster, better, and more profitable’.

Saskia has a passion for progress and an obsession with implementation. She is driven to help people to deliver great work. She loves seeing teams deliver their craft together beautifully.

Saskia has a very practical approach, with a people lens. She makes the complex easy. It gives you time back in your day, so you can do your job better.

Born in the Netherlands and based in Queenstown, New Zealand, Saskia is backed by the rare mix of a Master’s degree in Industrial Design Engineering from Technische Universiteit Delft (one of the best in Europe) and a marketing degree and has worked as a speaker, trainer, coach, facilitator, mentor with many of the top national companies over the past 20 years.

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The FoodBowl

28 Verissimo Drive

Auckland Airport, Auckland 2022

New Zealand

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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The FoodBowl is a food factory like no other! Part of the New Zealand Food Innovation Network, this export certified modular facility is open for start-ups all the way to large multi-nationals to use for product development through to commercial production. The FoodBowl is a conduit to the Food, Beverage and Nutraceutical industrys of New Zealand and regulary holds events to up-skill and inform people on the latest trends and techniques to better processes and business.

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