Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)

Achieve delivery, cost and performance objectives through the applications of powerful advance quality planning techniques. Avoid confusion or misinterpretation of automotive requirements by learning how APQP relates to IATF 16949:2016.

Who Should Attend

Individuals who are involved with any aspect of quality planning including management, sales, engineering, quality, purchasing and manufacturing.

Prerequisite

Basic understanding of FMEA, MSA, SPC and other continuous improvement tools

Course Content

Overview of APQP

  • Product Quality Planning Cycle
  • APQP System Diagram
  • Who? What? Where? When? Why? How?
  • Team Dynamics
  • Teamwork Synergy Workshop

Plan and Define the Program—Phase I

  • Planning and Defining Requirements
  • Input/output Element Relationships
  • Workshop APQP Timing Plan

Product Design and Development—Phase II

  • Product Design Requirements
  • Output Element Relationships
  • Workshop APQP Timing Plan

Process Design and Development—Phase III

  • Process Design Requirements
  • Output Element Relationships
  • Workshop APQP Timing Plan

Product and Process Validation—Phase IV

  • Product and Process Requirements
  • Output Element Relationships
  • Workshop APQP Timing Plan

Feedback, Assessment and Corrective Action—Phase V

  • Output Element Relationships

Control Plan and Reaction Plan