FMEA Online Training Course Catalog

AIAG-VDA FMEA-MSRs (coming January 2020)


Online FMEA Training Master Course

Intended Audience

Design engineers, product managers, marketing and customer service personnel.

Time To Complete

4 hours (0.4 CEUs)

About the Course

AIAG-VDA FMEA-MSRs (Supplemental FMEAs for Monitoring and System Response) online training provides step-by-step instructions on how to conduct FMEA-MSRs using the 2019 AIAG-VDA methodology. Learners completing this training will be able to effectively participate on a team tasked to conduct an FMEA-MSR and make immediate contributions to quality and productivity improvement efforts. This training follows FMEA-MSR guidelines provided in the AIAG-VDA FMEA Handbook, 1st Edition.

This training is for people who will participate on DFMEA and FMEA-MSR teams.

This Training Enables Learners To…

  • Explain the purpose of conducting an FMEA-MSR and how it is related to a DFMEA.
  • Explain the methodology of the AIAG-VDA FMEA-MSR process.
  • Use the 5 T’s to plan and prepare for an FMEA-MSR study.
  • Work though each step of the 7 steps for conducting an FMEA-MSR.
  • Use the FMEA-MSR Analysis Worksheet to document the results of the study.
  • Customize the Severity, Frequency and Monitoring/System-Response Ranking Scales.
  • Use the results of an FMEA-MSR to continue to reduce risk.

Course Outline


  • Lesson 1 | Why Conduct FMEA-MSRs and How They Fit with DFMEAs
  • Lesson 2 | Overview of the FMEA-MSR Process
  • Lesson 3 | System Analysis (Steps 1, 2 & 3)
  • Lesson 4 | Failure Analysis and Risk Mitigation (Steps 4, 5 & 6)
  • Lesson 5 | Communication (Step 7)
  • Lesson 6 | Helpful Tips