W-Auto Core 103-en

1. **”APQP – Advanced Product Quality Planning”**
2. **”PPAP – Production Part Approval Process”**
3. **”MSA – Measurement Systems Analysis”**
4. **”SPC – Statistical Process Control”**
5. **”Special Characteristics”**
6. **”Risk Analysis – VDA 4.2 (FTA – FMEA – SWOT)”**
7. **”AIAG & VDA D-FMEA – Failure Mode and Effects Analysis”**
8. **”AIAG & VDA P-FMEA – Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis”**
9. **”Control Plan”**
10. **”CQI 20 – Effective Problem Solving”**
11. **”Problem Solving – 8D”**
12. **”Problem Solving – A3″**
13. **”Lessons Learned – Definitions and Methods”**

These training courses cover a wide range of topics related to quality planning, analysis, and problem-solving within the automotive industry.

Lessons Learned: Definition and Methods Course

This course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the concept of Lessons Learned, a systematic approach to capturing and utilizing the knowledge gained from past experiences to improve future performance. The course will cover various methods and best practices for identifying, documenting, analyzing, and sharing lessons learned. By the end of this course, participants will be proficient in implementing a Lessons Learned process to foster continuous improvement and knowledge sharing within their organization.

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A3 Problem Solving Course

This course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the A3 Problem Solving process, a structured and systematic approach widely used in Lean management and the Toyota Production System. The A3 approach is named after the A3 size paper used to document the process and is renowned for its simplicity and effectiveness in solving complex problems, promoting continuous improvement, and facilitating effective communication. By the end of this course, participants will be proficient in applying the A3 process to drive problem resolution and organizational learning.

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8D Problem Solving Course

This course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the 8D Problem Solving process, a systematic approach used widely in the automotive, manufacturing, and other industries to address and eliminate recurring problems. The 8D methodology focuses on identifying, correcting, and eliminating recurring problems, and it involves team synergy for effective resolution. By the end of this course, participants will be proficient in applying the 8D process to ensure long-term problem resolution and continuous improvement.

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CQI-20 Effective Problem Solving Course

This course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the CQI-20 Effective Problem Solving guideline developed by the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG). The CQI-20 guideline is a structured approach to identifying, understanding, and resolving problems in a manner that prevents their recurrence. By the end of this course, participants will be proficient in applying the CQI-20 methodology to drive continuous improvement and prevent problem recurrence within their organizations.

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Control Plan Course 

This course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of Control Plans within the framework of IATF 16949, the global standard for automotive quality management systems. A Control Plan is a documented description of the systems and processes required to control critical and significant process and product parameters. This course will guide participants through the development, implementation, and monitoring of effective Control Plans to ensure product quality and process efficiency.

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PFMEA (Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis) Course According to AIAG/VDA

This course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of conducting PFMEA in line with the latest AIAG and VDA guidelines. Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis is a structured approach used to identify and mitigate risks in manufacturing and assembly processes. The AIAG/VDA harmonized approach offers a structured methodology for improving process reliability and efficiency. By the end of this course, participants will be proficient in conducting PFMEA to enhance process safety and performance.

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DFMEA (Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis) Course According to AIAG/VDA

This course aims to provide participants with comprehensive knowledge and skills in conducting DFMEA according to the latest AIAG and VDA guidelines. Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis is a systematic approach used to identify and address potential failures in product design. The AIAG/VDA alignment offers a structured methodology for enhancing product reliability and safety from the earliest phases of design. By the end of this course, participants will be proficient in conducting DFMEA to improve product quality and performance.

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Risk Analysis Course – VDA 4.2 (FTA, FMEA, SWOT)

This course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of risk analysis techniques as outlined in VDA 4.2, a standard developed by the German Automotive Industry Association (VDA). Participants will learn how to effectively apply Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), and SWOT Analysis to identify, assess, and mitigate risks in automotive manufacturing and related processes. By the end of this course, participants will be proficient in conducting thorough risk analyses to enhance product quality, safety, and efficiency.

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Managing Specific Characteristics Course

This course is designed to provide participants with an in-depth understanding of Specific Characteristics (SC) in the automotive industry, which are critical to ensuring safety, compliance, and customer satisfaction. Specific Characteristics are key features or properties of a component or process that require special attention due to their impact on function, performance, or regulatory compliance. By the end of this course, participants will be proficient in identifying, managing, and controlling SCs to enhance overall product quality and reliability.

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SPC (Statistical Process Control) Course

This SPC course aims to equip participants with a deep understanding of Statistical Process Control, a key methodology used in quality control and Six Sigma initiatives. SPC is essential for monitoring and controlling process performance over time, using statistical methods to detect and reduce variability. By the end of this course, participants will be proficient in using SPC tools to maintain and improve process stability and quality.

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