Qualification Model for the ema Plant Designer

Get an overview of the user-oriented qualification program for experts from production planning, industrial engineering and ergonomics and find the suitable offers for training courses, workshops and trainings for the planning solution emaPD. The training courses are offered on regular dates in the training centres of imk in Germany and can also be implemented individually as in-house training.


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ema qualification model

Discover the possibilities of the planning solution ema Work Designer and get to know the basics of the application methodology, test functions yourself or qualify as emaWD-Engineer or emaWD-Expert.

You didnt get any introduction of ema yet?
Then take advantage of our presentation offer consisting of information material, info sessions and the free demo version. [Demo]
Do you want to test production and assembly planning with ema for real application examples?
Then we can offer you an individual pilot week under the guidance of experienced planning engineers and ergonomists. On-the-job in your company or as a workshop in our modern training centres! [Contact]
Are you already a user and would like to expand your knowledge and skills in handling the software?
Then raise your individual user level and benefit from ema training, the offer of basic and advanced training, practical weeks and refresher courses including certifications.

Qualification Steps - from Demo to emaPD-Expert

emaPD Introduction

"We present emaPD, you try out its functions"

Simulation of Material Flows with ema Plant Designer

Product Presentation

Info materials, videos, use cases and success stories shared on our website and social media channels. If you like, we will present you emaPD live at your location.

Online Seminares, and Online Presentations

Info Sessions

Get to know basic functions and new features in 60 minutes only – Dates can be found on our website



Quick Start Sessions

Quick Start Sessions

Individual and personal hands-on-session to give you an insight in the basics of the planning method and its functions.

Hands-on with Demo Version

30 days valid watermarked demo version including predefined human model as well as all basic functions, libraries and result evaluations.


This version is for software testing purposes only and does not entitle you to use it for commercial purposes.


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emaPD Pilot

"We teach the basics, you get to know emaPD in action"

Pilot / Proof of Concept (5 - 10 days)


Qualifies to independently process an individual case study including feasibility check.

Operation, modelling and optimisation:

  • short introduction training incl. application of basic functions and creation of simple scenarios
  • data preperation and provision
  • case processing
  • coordination of optimisation measures
emaPD Pilot
emaPD Training

"We train you with practical exercises, you learn to work with emaPD independently"


Beginner (compact 2 days, standard 3 days)


  • incl. participation certificate
  • application of basic functions
  • result interpretation and optimisation



  • final certificate: emaPD-Engineer


Choose two out of three additional modules


Material Flow and Layout Planning (1 day)

  • determination of production areas and material flows
  • layout planning and 3D visualisation


Costs (0,5 days)

  • determination of production costs and deriving measures to reduce them


Import Assistent (0,5 days)

  • easy import of part lists, work plans, workplace information and basic data

On-the-Job Training

Expert (5 days)


  • final certificate: emaPD-Expert

  • support in data preparation, modeling and optimisation of individual projects

Training for Teaching and Education

Education  (3 days)


  • incl. participation certificate
  • application basics for teaching and education purposes
  • creation of simple scenarios


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ema Training Dates

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