Advanced Product Quality Planning, or APQP, is a structured method of defining and establishing the steps necessary to ensure that a product satisfies the customer. APQP is commonly used in the automotive industry. In this workshop, you'll obtain a solid understanding of APQP as described by AIAG by learning about the APQP process as well as tools and activities, including FMEA and control plans.
- Define advanced product quality planning (APQP) and describe its purpose.
- List the benefits of APQP.
- Describe the APQP process and the goal, tasks, and activities of each step.
- Explain the purpose and goal of failure mode and effects analysis, measurement system analysis, production part approval process, and control plans.
Manufacturing personnel at all levels who want to learn more about APQP