APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) Course

Course Overview:

This APQP course aims to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of Advanced Product Quality Planning, a widely used quality planning methodology in the automotive industry and other sectors. Through this course, you will gain the necessary skills and knowledge to keep your products competitive, reliable, and of high quality in the market.

Who Should Enroll?

  • Quality engineers and managers
  • Product development engineers
  • Project managers
  • Process improvement specialists
  • Quality assurance teams

Course Content:

  1. Introduction to APQP and Its History:
    • The importance of quality planning
    • The history and evolution of APQP
  2. The Five Phases of APQP:
    • Planning
    • Product Design and Development
    • Process Design and Development
    • Product and Process Validation
    • Feedback, Assessment, and Corrective Action
  3. APQP Process Flow:
    • Detailed explanation of process steps
    • Critical control points for each phase
  4. Quality Planning Tools:
    • FMEA (Failure Modes and Effects Analysis)
    • Control Plans
    • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
    • PPAP (Production Part Approval Process)
  5. Risk Management:
    • Risk analysis and management
    • Strategies for mitigating potential failures and effects
  6. APQP Documentation and Records:
    • Required documents and records
    • Effective documentation management
  7. Continuous Improvement in APQP:
    • Continuous improvement techniques
    • Integration of improvements into the APQP process

Advantages of the Course:

  • Quality Standard Compliant Product Development: APQP ensures your products are developed in compliance with quality standards from start to finish.
  • Reduced Risks: Early detection of potential faults and issues reduces risks and lowers costs.
  • Increased Customer Satisfaction: Quality products increase customer satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Enhanced Process Efficiency: Effective planning and process management save time and resources.


Participants who successfully complete the course will receive an “APQP Expertise Certificate.”

With this course, your participants will deeply understand the fundamental principles, applications, and industry importance of APQP. The course is designed to include both theoretical knowledge and real-world examples, along with practical exercises, allowing participants to apply what they learn in practice. The APQP course is a valuable investment for any professional looking to improve product quality and customer satisfaction.

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