This introductory course presents a step-by-step method for conducting Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA). It defines the role, methodologies, and implementation of FMEAs as an essential component of a preventive action program. Participants will determine FMEA objectives, potential failure cause and effect, assessment of risks, and preventive action plans. This interactive course includes handouts, practice exercises, job aids, design-process-service examples, quizzes, free FMEA excel template (editable) and a free desk reference. The class has been updated to be consistent with the FMEA 4th edition reference manual for use by automotive suppliers.
The course requires the completion of a homework assignment that will be graded by an instructor. Feedback is provided on all assignments.
Upon the completion of this course, you will be able to: