the courses …. Automotive Core Tools
APQP – Advanced Product Quality Planning … management and employee team members; such as manufacturing, engineering, sales, services, etc., will benefit from participation in the activities associated with Advanced Product Quality Planning to reduce the complexity of product quality planning for customers and suppliers. Suppliers gain an understanding of basic industry requirements for achieving part approval from their customer.
CP – Control Plan … quality assurance, engineering, and other process personnel responsible for preparing control plans will profit from this course. Control Plans summarize the identified process and product parameters required to maintain product conformity. These tools are applicable throughout the supply base in all customer/supplier relationships.
Core Tools Group … a compilation of our key automotive tools classes presented in a three day format.
FMEA – Failure Mode and Effects Analysis … managers, supervisors, quality professionals, facilitators, product and process design engineers and maintenance will gain from this process analysis tool. Failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA) is a step-by-step approach for identifying all possible failures in a design, a manufacturing or assembly process, or a product or service.
MSA – Measurement Systems Analysis … this course is intended for all persons who are responsible for a manufacturing or a business process. The course provides instruction on what MSA is and how to apply MSA to any process for evaluation and continual improvement. The result is knowledge that can be used to improve your measurement process and in turn improving product quality.
Process Flowcharting … anyone who could be assigned to creating and analyzing process flowcharts will benefit from this course.
PPAP – Production Part Approval Process … this course is designed for quality assurance, engineering, and other process personnel responsible for preparing/submitting PPAP files. The Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) handbook is an industry standard that outlines the process to demonstrate engineering design and product specifications are met by the supplier’s manufacturing process.
SPC – Statistical Process Control … this course is intended for all persons who are responsible for a manufacturing or a business process. The course provides instruction on what SPC is and how to apply SPC to any process for evaluation and continual improvement.
8-D – Team Oriented Problem Solving … individuals who manage, lead, or participate in problem-solving teams, corrective and preventive action activities, or are responsible to customers for customer complaint issues will gain from this course.