Course Details:

Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis for Risk Management

1 day, 6.5 Instructional Hours
6.5 Engineering Professional Development Hours (PDH)

About This Event:
This course identifies the benefits of failure mode effects analysis (FMEA) as a preventive tool for process development. The course provides practical experience and skills in completing PFMEAs.

Recommended For:
  • Quality managers
  • Quality engineers
  • Manufacturing managers
  • Engineering
  • Managers
  • Manufacturing Engineers
  • Shop floor leaders
You Will Learn:
Participants will leave with a clear understanding of the steps required to produce PFMEAs.


Topics Covered Include:
  • Relationship between PFMEA, APQP and DFMEA
  • Defining PFMEA customers
  • Process flow diagram
  • Functions and related potential failure modes
  • Root causes and potential failure effects
  • Prevention and detection controls
  • Severity, occurrence and detection ranking
  • Risk Priority Number (RPN)
  • Corrective actions for critical items
  • Signs of a successful FMEA
Quality systems facilitators are from the NC State University Industrial Extension Service. Each facilitator is an experienced Quality Management System facilitator and auditor. NCSU-IES facilitators have assisted many companies with the training and implementation of their quality management system. They have developed and conducted quality system assessments and improvement techniques and demonstrated specific understanding and implementation techniques related to other ISO 9001 based quality management systems, such as, ISO/TS 16949 Automotive; AS 9100 Aviation, Space and Defense; ISO 14001 Environmental; ISO 22000 Food Safety, etc.

Course Info


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Claire Pickrell

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