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Advance Product Quality Planning

APQP (1-day)

Advance Product Quality Planning

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Who should attend this training?

The design of this one day seminar, based on the AIAG APQP manual, focuses on the Quality Professional, Quality or Business Manager, Quality Technician, or others involved in the APQP process. This course reviews the intent, requirements, and content of Advanced Product Quality Planning and the methods, techniques and skills needed to complete this process effectively and efficiently.

The participants will learn from lecture, discussion, and participation. The course and materials give the student skill, insight and confidence in correct efficient methods for completion of the APQP process and the required support activities and documentation.

Course Content:

1) The requirements and methods of addressing the APQP process,

  • Overview of Process and Design FMEAs
  • Overview of PPAP Process
  • Overview of MSA
  • Overview of SPC and Process Capability study methods and procedures
  • Requirements of all 5 Phases of APQP

2) The need for a comprehensive and structured approach of this process and,

3) The documentation of the entire process.

4) The team approach to APQP

Course Material “Table of Contents”;

Section I – Introduction

Section II – Fundamentals of Product Quality Planning

Section III – APQP Chapter One

  • Plan and Define Program

Section IV – APQP Chapter Two

  • Product Design and Development

Section V – APQP Chapter Three

  • Process Design and Development

Section VI – APQP Chapter Four

  • Product and Process Validation

Section VII – APQP Chapter Five

  • Feedback, Assessment and Corrective Action

Section VIII – APQP Team Implementation

Appendix –

Manuals and/or Standards Covered;

  • AIAG APQP Manual 2nd Edition


Materials Provided:

  • MBC, Inc. Participant Manual
  • AIAG APQP Manual 2nd Edition
  • Exercise Material

Management Overview Availability;

This material may also be adjusted as a ½ day Management Overview.

This provides insightful information to top and mid-level managers.


Enhancing Managers Understanding of the:

1) Resource needs, (people, information, time)

2) Timing, (when is the best time to implement APQP)

3) Use, (how does APQP become “Value-Added”)

4) Benefits, (what is the “Return-on-Investment”)


MBC, Inc. Contact information:

For Additional Information contact:

Bill Martin

Phone – 931.637.1446

E-mail – BMartin@MBCIncorp.com