Objective

The participant will know the different requirements for each phase of the APQP, will understand the importance of the advanced planning for failure prevention and will be able to create a basic plan that suits the needs of your organization.

Participant’s Profile

Professionals involved in quality planning, project management and new products introduction, including administrative areas.

APQP – Advanced Product Quality Planning (2nd Edition)

Introduction to APQP. 

  • Importance of APQP.
  • Relation to IATF16949:2016.
  • PDCA Cycle.
  • Gantt de Implementación / Timing Chart.

Phase 1 – Plan and define program. 

  • Voice of the customer (VOC).
  • Business Plan.
  • Benchmark.
  • Product / Process assumptions.
  • Design goals.
  • Quality goals.
  • Reliability goals.

Phase 2 – Product design and development. 

  • Design FMEA.
  • IMDS – International Material Data System.
  • Design for Manufacturability and Assembly.
  • Prototype Build – Control Plan.
  • DVP&R – Design Verification Plan & Report.
  • Design review.
  • Special product characteristics.
  • Technical specification.
  • Feasibility Commitment.

Phase 3 – Process design and development.

  • Packaging standards and specifications.
  • Product / Process Quality System
  • Process Flow Diagram.
  • Process FMEA.
  • Pre-Launch Control Plan.
  • Process definiction.
  • Process instructions.
  • Measurement systems definition.
  • Attribute master samples.
  • Checking Aids.

Phase 4 – Product and process validation.

  • Significant production run.
  • MSA – Measurement Systems Analysis.
  • Preliminary Process Capability Study.
  • Records of Material / Performance Test Results.
  • Initial process capability studies (Cp, Cpk, Pp, Ppk).
  • Production Control Plan.
  • Qualified laboratory documentation.
  • Appearance Approval Report (AAR).
  • Sample Production Parts.
  • Customer-Specific Requirements.
  • PSW – Part Submission Warrant.

Phase 5 – Feedback, Assessment and Corrective Action.

  • Reduced variation.
  • Improved customer satisfaction.
  • Improved delivery and service.
  • Lessons learned.