FMEA Training

FMEA Training

Why Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA)?

Customers are placing increased demands on companies for high quality, reliable products. The increasing capabilities and functionality of many products are making it more difficult for manufacturers to maintain quality and reliability. Traditionally, reliability has been achieved through extensive testing and use of techniques such as probabilistic reliability modeling. These are techniques done in the late stages of development. The challenge is to design in quality and reliability early in the development cycle.

Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is methodology for analyzing potential reliability problems early in the development cycle where it is easier to take actions to overcome these issues, thereby enhancing reliability through design. FMEA is used to identify potential failure modes, determine their effect on the operation of the product, and identify actions to mitigate the failures. A crucial step is anticipating what might go wrong with a product. While anticipating every failure mode is not possible, the development team should formulate as extensive a list of potential failure modes as possible.

The early and consistent use of FMEAs in the design process allows the engineer to design out failures and produce reliable, safe, and customer pleasing products. FMEAs also capture historical information for use in future product improvement.

Benefits of FMEA Training:

  1. Improve product/process reliability and quality
  2. Increase customer satisfaction
  3. Early identification and elimination of potential product/process failure modes
  4. Prioritize product/process deficiencies
  5. Capture engineering/organization knowledge
  6. Emphasizes problem prevention
  7. Documents risk and actions taken to reduce risk
  8. Provide focus for improved testing and development
  9. Minimizes late changes and associated cost
  10. Catalyst for teamwork and idea exchange between functions

Course Outline-

  1. Introduction of FMEA
  2. Creating an FMEA
  • Process Steps or Inputs
  • Potential Failure Mode
  • Potential Failure Effects
  • Potential Causes
  • Currents Controls
  • Risk Priority Number
  • Actions Recommended
  • Actions Taken
  1. Exercise   

Learning Methodology:

Lecture, Presentation, Activity based real life demonstration, Game, Related audio-video visuals, Group Activity.

Who Should Attend-

Research & Development professionals, Production Managers, Process Engineers, Quality Managers & any person who wants to improve the process .


One Day Training (10:00 AM to 6:00 PM)


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