This module introduces you to the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre. AMGC is a not-for-profit organisation focussed on lifting Australia's manufacturing competitiveness and generating the demand for high-value, high-paying jobs.

  • Understand the Growth Centres initiative and how it is assisting Australian manufacturers

  • Introduce AMGC's four steps to meeting its objective: Direction, Demonstration, Awareness and Impact

  • Learn about the resources and support available through AMGC

Presented by

  • Jens  Goennemann

    Managing Director of AMGC

    Jens Goennemann

    Jens has been Managing Director of AMGC since 2016. He brings extensive experience from overseeing large manufacturing operations in Australia and Europe. Jens served as Managing Director of Airbus Group Australia Pacific and Airbus Helicopters. Before his seven-year appointment to Australia, Jens spent six years in Germany with the former European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS), today known as Airbus Group. He was Head of the CEO’s office in Germany, and before that in charge of Soldier and Parafoil Systems within the Defence Division. Previously, Jens spent two years in Athens where he established and managed the Eurofighter Office of DaimlerChrysler Aerospace, one of the three founding partner companies of EADS. He began his career with Daimler-Benz AG in January 1996.

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Introduction to AMGC
    • Introduction to AMGC
  • 2
    The Role of AMGC
    • Direction
    • Demonstration
    • Awareness and Impact
  • 3
    Closing advice
    • Closing advice