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Thursday, January 31 2019

Purdue MEP Develops Four New Offerings


Our team is constantly working on new services and solutions to bring to our clients. To ensure success, your company must consistently deliver products at optimum quality, at competitive prices, on-time, with minimal waste. In order to assist manufacturers with this, we are excited to announce three new training opportunities to help Indiana manufacturers.

Competitiveness Review

To assist manufacturers with creating a defined, prioritized plan of action, Purdue MEP has launched the competitiveness review program. This initiative is the core of Purdue MEP’s business growth services, and the first step in a strategic, hands-on approach to help improve a company’s performance. The competitiveness review process is a comprehensive evaluation of a company’s operations that appraises capabilities and gauges the effectiveness of business systems.

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Corrective Action & Preventive Action Training (CAPA)

In this one-day course, Purdue MEP experts will guide your organization in developing and writing effective corrective and preventive action (CAPA) reports. An effective CAPA system allows your organization to not only eliminate problems but also ensure they don't occur again. However, most organizations lack a systematic or efficient CAPA process and therefore end up dealing repeatedly with the same or similar problems.

In this one-day course, you will learn how to accurately define a problem, gather data, determine root causes, and implement corrective action, which are the fundamental steps of the CAPA process. You'll also learn best practices for writing effective CAPA reports. The course is designed for organizations that generate either corrective or preventive actions for supplier issues, nonconforming products, audit findings, or customer complaints.

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Skills for Success Quality Core Tools

Four-Day Manufacturing Training Boot Camp for Quality Professionals. Candidates will receive a Purdue University Certificate of Learning.

Day 1 Statistical Process Control (SPC)
Learn how SPC can help you improve and control quality; obtain hands-on practice creating and interpreting SPC tools and measures including histograms, control charts, and process capability (Pp, Ppk, Cp, & Cpk).

Day 2 Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)
Learn the fundamentals of measurement system analysis, including measurement uncertainty and common sources of measurement error. Use measurement tools while participating in a sample gage R&R study and learn how to interpret results.

Day 3 Advanced Product Quality Planning/Failure Modes Effects & Analysis (APQP/FMEA)
Learn about the benefits and processes of APQP and FMEA, both design and process, through hands-on activities and exercises.

Day 4 Control Plan/Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) & Test
Learn how control plans can help minimize variation and improve product quality and how to navigate the PPAP process and requirements from IATF 16949.

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Skills for Success Supply Chain

Four-Day Manufacturing Training Boot Camp for Supply Chain Professionals. Candidates will receive a Purdue University Certificate of Learning.

Day 1 Risk Management
Learn about common risks facing manufacturers and methods and tools for mitigating and managing risks, including FMEA, SWOT, and root cause analysis.

Day 2 Supplier Quality Management
Learn the benefits of having a formal system for selecting, developing, monitoring, and evaluating suppliers as well as the associated requirements from ISO 9001 and IATF 16949. Gain hands-on practice developing your supplier quality management plan.

Day 3 Supplier Auditing
Learn technique and strategies for auditing suppliers to requirements. You will also develop a tool for auditing suppliers and develop a supplier scoring system.

Day 4 Basic Contract Negotiations & Test
Learn techniques and tactics to become a more effective, successful, and collaborative negotiator.

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