Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) is a set of procedures and techniques used to develop products in industry. Although, specifically for the automotive industry it has application in many other organisations. It is quite similar to the concept of Design For Six Sigma (DFSS).
It is a defined process for a product development system for organisations such as; General Motors, Ford, Chrysler and their suppliers. Its general objective is to produce a product quality plan which will support development of a product or service that will satisfy the customer needs and requirements.
The delegates should be able to:
0845 – 1000 Planning and defining an APQP programme
1000 – 1015 Coffee
1015 – 1145 APQP in Product Design and Development and exercises
1145 – 1230 APQP in Process Design and Development and exercises
1230 – 1330 Lunch
1330 – 1415 APQP Product and Process Validation
1415 – 1500 APQP Case Study
1500 – 1515 Coffee
1515 – 1600 Feedback, Assessment and Corrective Action
1600 – 1700 Control Plans and Methodology
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