5.8 APQP: Advanced Product Quality Planning (35Hrs)

Quality is a necessity, not a luxury in any industry. APQP is a framework of procedures and techniques used to define a product quality plan focused on the development of a product that satisfies the customer’s requirements. 

Although developed for the automotive industry, the tools incorporated into APQP are relevant to any industry. Learn tools and processes to improve success of planning, production, and release of new or modified products. After completing this training, participants will have the skills and understanding of the required steps needed to participant on teams implementing the APQP process. 

This course includes a combination of classroom presentations and hands-on exercises.

*Required Materials: Minitab Software 

Lesson 1: Overview, DMAIC and Project Definition 
Understand the overall APQP process
Introduce the DMAIC roadmap
Understand how to develop Project Scope & Definition 

Lesson 2: Statistical Process Control (SPC) 
Introduce control charts and methods of interpretation;
Define process capability indices for short term and long term capability. 

Lesson 3: Measurement System Analysis (MSA) 
Introduce concept of MSA and evaluation of data;
Outline procedure to perform and analyze Gage R&R Studies. 

Lesson 4: Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (FMEA) 
Review steps needed to create a Cause & Effect Matrix (C&E);

Define the steps required to develop a process FMEA. 

Lesson 5: Control Plans 
Understand requirement of PPAP (Production Parts Approval Process);

Understand importance of Standardized Work and Single Point Lessons;
Define steps to create control plans. 

DESIGNED FORTechnical professionals, engineers, technicians, process improvement practitioners and technical managers. 

This course is instructor-led.

There is no prerequisite for this course.

35 Hours

CEU: 3.5

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Flat Rate Price $10,300
Pricing is for up to 20 participants. Course delivery options are virtual instructor-led or on-site instructor-led at your site or at Peak Performance's training center. To schedule a dedicated class, please email info@peakperformanceinc.com and we will coordinate scheduling based on your preference.

If you have any questions regarding this course, please email the instructor at a.leamon@peakperformanceinc.com or book a no-cost consultation by clicking on the link below.
Consultation with Operational Excellence Director