Training agenda:


1) APQP basics
2) APQP requirements referring to IATF 16949:2016
3) Identification of customer needs and requirements
4) Identification, implementation and maintaining of customer specific requirement
5) Documentation requirement

  • CAD data
  • Feasibility
  • Drawings, Measurement Concepts,
  • Packaging (development)
  • Materials
  • Tools and Measurements, MSA
  • Special characteristics,
  • Flow Chart, FMEA and Control Plans,
  • Capability Study,
  • Production Approval,
  • Preparation of samples for approval,
  • R & R.

6) APQP Tools
7) APQP Lifetime – design, development, product and process validation; Corrective Action
8) APQP (Flow chart, PFMEA and Control Plan)
9) Critical characteristics
10) How to prepare an optimal APQP implementation plan for your company
11) PPAP:

  • Application, requirements and levels of the PPAP process
  • PPAP connection with APQP cycle
  • PPAP in the context of IATF 16949: 2016
  • Levels and status of PSW transmission
  • Filling out typical forms
  • Customization (specific customer requirements)
  • Notify customer about changes

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Participant will learn:

  • understanding of the automotive industry standards and regulations related to APQP and PPAP
  • knowledge of the APQP phases, PPAP elements and their importance in product quality planning and control
  • ability to develop and implement effective APQP and PPAP processes in organization, from project planning and program definition to product and process validation, feedback, assessment, and corrective action
  • ability to identify and mitigate risks and failures at various stages of product development
  • knowledge of the importance of cross-functional collaboration and teamwork in the success of APQP and PPAP implementation
  • knowledge of best practices for continuous improvement and ongoing monitoring of product quality and customer satisfaction
  • confidence in ability to lead or participate in successful APQP and PPAP implementation projects in organization
  • improved communication skills and ability to effectively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders in the product quality planning and control process

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Benefits for the company:

  • improved product quality – APQP and PPAP processes help companies identify and mitigate risks and failures early in the product development process, resulting in better product quality and fewer defects
  • increased customer satisfaction – by ensuring that products meet customer requirements and expectations, companies can improve customer satisfaction
  • reduced costs – APQP and PPAP processes help identify and address potential issues early, avoiding costly rework, scrap, and recalls from warranty field
  • efficiency improvement regarding streamline of product development and processes approval
  • compliance ensuring with industry standards and regulations related to product quality and safety
  • gaining a competitive advantage by delivering high-quality products to market faster and more efficiently than their competitors
  • optimization of launch plan for new projects
  • familiarization with the required techniques and tools

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  • 2 days (each 7 hours)