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seven steps of the FMEA process

AIAG-VDA Failure Mode and Effect Analysis.

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This two-day seminar addresses elements of the Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA). It provides an overview of the seven steps of the FMEA process and how it is managed as a process.  

The approaches discussed and employed in this course are consistent with the intent and guidelines in the AIAG-VDA FMEA Handbook (1st edition : June 2019) issued by AIAG and VDA.

You need this course if...

This seminar is for Design Engineers and Process Engineers and all functions involve in New Model Launch including Sales, R&D engineer, Planner, Production, Quality Assurance and also Internal Auditor which need to understand topics regarding APQP, PPAP, FMEA and Control plan as per IATF 16949.

You will learn...

  • The Risk Analysis techniques used in phases APQP Phase 2: Product Design and Development and APQP Phase 3: Process design and Development required for new product launch, and how to compile and summarize different documents necessary for final approval by the customer as per customer’s PPAP or CSR (Customer Specific Requirement).
  • Aspects of the 1st edition of FMEA handbook released by AIAG and VDA

Course Content

Day 1

  • Purpose and scope of AIAG-VDA FMEA tool
  • Justification for revision, Main Changes
  • Seven Steps Process

    • Step  1 Planning & Preparation

    • Step  2 Structure Analysis

    • Step  3 Function Analysis
    • Step  4 Failure Analysis
  • Workshop

Day 2

  • Step  5 Risk Analysis
    • Severity Rating, Occurrence Rating, Detection Rating, AP Table - Determining Action Priorities
  • Step  6 Optimization

  • Step  7 Results Documentation
  • Workshop based on existing PFMEA
    • Linkages of PFMEA to other document i.e. Control Plan, Inspection Standard, Operator Instruction

Course length

2 Days

AIAG-VDA Failure Mode and Effect Analysis

20 - 21 Feb 2020


29 - 30 Apr 2020


18 - 19 Jun 2020


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