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Masterclass programme

12th November 2019, University of Warwick

Course Overview:

This is a one-day, business-focussed course designed to enable those in the automotive supply chain the knowledge of electrification components, their manufacture and BOM content to be able to identify opportunities for them and start planning their market entry strategies.

The course will cover the commercial and technical landscape of electrification as well as a detailed look at motors, power electronics and batteries and their manufacture; three key assemblies.

The day will conclude with an “ask the expert” session, the chance for all participants to talk in more depth with all the day’s presenters.

Topics covered:

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Commercial introduction to electrification

-Transition, pace of change, policy, impact on the current supply chain, beyond automotive

  • Technical introduction to electrification

-Technical transition in vehicle and powertrain architectures, BOM changes and their impact, value of opportunities

  • System overview, BOM review, component material and manufacturing considerations, supply chain opportunities for:

- Motors

- Power electronics

- Batteries

Sessions are delivered by our electrification experts, with ample opportunity for detailed discussions with our course leaders.

Who should attend?

  • Senior management (CEO, MD, COO etc) in tier 2 and below suppliers in the automotive supply chain and those looking to enter it
  • Companies looking to identify opportunities in the electrification sector
  • Commercial staff looking to build on their technical understanding

 Benefits and learning objectives

After completing this training you will be able to:

  • Evaluate the electrification landscape and how current and future developments might impact your business
  • Identify potential opportunities within the Bill of Materials for batteries, motors and power electronics
  • Use the knowledge gained to start planning your market entry strategy
— Key Facts—

Date: 12th November 2019

Duration: 1 day

Cost: £1,000 including parking and all refreshments and lunch

Discounted to £750 for SMEs

Presenting team includes: Professor David Greenwood, Dr David Simkin, Martin Dowson and Caroline Guest


For more information or if you would like to discuss running this in-house please contact Caroline Guest at

Book a place:

I would like to attend Electrification Fundamentals Masterclass
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