The objective of the course is to introduce the concept of value engineering and demonstrate its techniques and application. The course of study provides practical knowledge in specialized techniques that comprise the value engineering methodology and the manner in which they are applied through a systematic job plan approach.
Tom King is a Certified Value Specialist (CVS), a past president of SAVE International and an elected SAVE Fellow. He was a longtime member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, and formerly served as Division Manager of Value Engineering for Joy Technologies, based in Franklin, PA.
Tom is a graduate of the University of Pittsburg and the University of the State of New York. For several years he was a staff member at the University of Pittsburg teaching Value Engineering. He has authored books, articles and columns for many of the nation's leading industrial magazines, conducted workshops, and lectured extensively in academia and professional societies.
Thomas R. King is regarded internationally as a leading expert in the Value Engineering field.