Corporate Courses

Has successfully delivered these courses, on-site, in the form of 1-5 day workshops, or as seminars over a period of weeks, and can provide these for your organization……..

  • Enterprise Management Systems (ERP/MRPII) Development, Functionality and Implementation – 23 Modules
  • Strategic Planning – Directional Planning and Future Sate Visioning – 12 Modules
  • Operations and Production Management – 13 Modules
  • Lean Enterprise development and Implementation – 23 Modules
  • Project Management – 13 Modules
  • Management Consulting – 12 Modules
  • Strategic Management – 12 Modules
  • Integrated Product Development & Concurrent Engineering – 14 Modules
  • Effective Organizational Teamwork – 20 Modules
  • Management of Change – 24 Modules
  • Business Process Re-engineering – 13 Modules
  • Transforming the Enterprise – 12 Modules

University of Westminster, London, UK:
Visiting Professor at the University of Westminster, in the Department of Business Psychology.

University of Toronto, Canada:

Armstrong teaches these courses at the post-graduate (M.Eng) level in the Engineering ELITE program at University of Toronto

  • APS1012 –Management of Innovation (In-class, Online & Hybrid)
  • APS1013 –Applying Innovation – working with external industrial partners
  • APS1018 –History and Philosophy of Engineering (In-class, Online & Hybrid)
  • APS1028 –Operations and Production Management (In-class, Online & Hybrid)
  • APS1203 –Engineering Teaching and Learning for Prospective Professors
  • APS1049 – Management Consulting for Engineers-Working with Tier 1 MC Firms
  • AER1601 -Aerospace Engineering & Operations Management-Working with Aerospace Industry
  • MAGNA Corp MEng Program (2011-2014)- Directional Planning Seminar
  • MIE459 Organizational Theory and Design (4th year undergrad Industrial Engineering)
  • MIE463 Integrated Systems Design (Business Process management) 4th Year undergraduate)

Has supervised M.Eng degree student teams on the following Innovation projects:

APS1012 – Management of Innovation Course – Team Project Abstracts

  • Spring 2017 – 10 Day Version                                                                
    •  Space Manufacturing
    • The Information of Tomorrow -The Future of Information Diffusion
    • The Future of Aerospace

APS1013 – Applying Innovation Course -Working with External Companies – Team Project Abstracts

APS1018 – History and Philosophy of Engineering Course – Team Project Abstracts

  •  Summer 2016 – Engineering Disasters – Lessons to be Learned – Dedicated to the late Don Lawson
    • Hyatt Regency Walkway Collapse
    • Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapse
    • Hurricane Katrina – New Orleans
    • Deepwater Horizon Explosion/Oil Spill
    • Artificial Intelligence – decision making given to machines – uncontrolled power of a software malfunction
    • Skylab Failure
  • Summer 2017

APS1028 – Operations and Production Management Course – Team Project Abstracts

  • Spring 2016 – 10 Day Version
    • Lean Aerospace-Lean Manufacturing in the Aerospace Industry
    • Knowledge based Engineering in Conceptual Design
    • Residential Solar System Maintenance and Disposal Operations
    • Artificial Intelligence Applications in Automotive Manufacturing Operations
  • Spring 2017 – 10 Day Version
    • Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) maintenance operations and materials management2) Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing
    • Applications of ‘Machine Learning’ and general mathematical methods in Logistics management:
    • Operational Strategies in Oil and Gas:
    • Visual Information Control in Era of Big Data – Using Traffic System Method

MIE459 – Organizational Design Course – Team Project Abstracts 

  • Winter 2016
    •  Western Work Culture China
    • Apples Success
    • IPhone.
    • Target Canada.
    •  Work Culture
    • Startups Demystified.
    • Googles Alphabet
    • Uber Ride to Top.
    • Enron
    • Impact Labor Costs
    • Rome Military – Secrets of Organizational Success.
    • Aviation Safety Culture.
    • Ghengis Khan Leadership Style
    • Leadership in Sports.
    • E-Commerce China
    • Team Charter Petrobas Corrupt
    • Google Docs Impact
    • USA Veterans .
  • Winter 2017                                                                                                                                          
    • Solar Energy
    • Mongol empire expansion and organization (12th and 13th century)
    • McDonalds Organizational Approach
    • Acquisition Analysis
    • Prison-Industrial complex (private prisons in the US)
    • Canada Post Operations (past, present, Future)
    • Gambinbo Crime Family
    • Bombardier Problems With C Series
    • Have big banks become “too big to fail”?
    • Walmart Organizational Approach
    • Uber’s organizational structural
    • Impact Brexit on GM
    • AirBnB Disruptive Innovation
    • Dictatorships (Hitler and Pinochet)
    • Zara (Past Present Future) – the worlds biggest fashion retailer
    • 16- Samsung Electronics