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Introduction to AIAG-VDA FMEAs

Introduction to AIAG-VDA FMEAs

Intended Audience

Quality Professionals, Engineers and Managers in the automotive sector who need to understand the 2019 AIAG-VDA FMEA Process.

Time To Complete

3 hour (0.3 CEUs)

About the Course

This online training introduces learners to the basic concepts of conducting a Failure Mode and Effects Analysis based on the 2019 AIAG-VDA FMEA methodology.  It is ideal for quality professionals, engineers and managers in the automotive sector who need to understand the 2019 AIAG-VDA FMEA Process. The training follows FMEA guidelines provided in the 2019 AIAG-VDA FMEA Handbook, 1st Edition.  For more in-depth, step-by-step training on how to conduct Design and Process FMEAs please see our other online FMEA training courses.

This Training Enables Learners To…

  • Describe what an FMEA is and why FMEAs are used.
  • Explain the differences between a Design-FMEA and a Process-FMEA.
  • Define how an FMEA helps identify risks, prioritizes the risks relative to one another, and focuses efforts on an action plan to reduce the risks.
  • Apply criteria to assemble and effective FMEA team.
  • List the 7 steps used to conduct an AIAG-VDA FMEA.
  • Explain how the FMEA Analysis Worksheet is used to organize data and present the findings of an FMEA study.

Course Outline

FMEA Introduction

  • Lesson 1 | What is an FMEA?
  • Lesson 2 | Purposes of FMEAs
  • Lesson 3 | Adding Value with FMEAs
  • Lesson 4 | Types of FMEAs
  • Lesson 5 | The FMEA Process
  • Lesson 6 | Assembling an FMEA Team
  • Lesson 7 | Best Practices for Conducting FMEAs