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Course Detail: MFG411 - Advanced Product Quality Planning and Production Part Approval Process (APQP and PPAP)



The Program

Simplify the process of integrating APQP into the overall product and process implementation scheme and review the critical components of the Production Part Approval Process. You will learn how to establish linkages between APQP, PPAP, ISO 9001:2015, and IATF 16949:2016 compliance documents. You will review PPAP components and learn how they relate to the overall process.

Certified Quality Engineers provide a broad, yet in-depth, view of quality issues in a manufacturing environment. The Quality Engineer Certificate Program demonstrates an individuals fundamental competency in quality assurance and is designed for:

  • • Manufacturing technicians
  • • Quality professionals and team leaders
  • • Any individuals responsible for meeting or transitioning to ISO
  • • Those wishing to enter the quality field
  • • Anyone preparing to take the CQA, CQE, or CQT


Instructor, Kent Keeney, is an engineering professional with more than 35 years of practical experience in quality and manufacturing process improvement methods. Keeney excels in design and implementation of quality management systems. He is experienced and knowledgeable in all areas of Quality and Lean Manufacturing. His education, many years of industry experience, and a creative attitude has uniquely positioned him as a leading author and trainer in the field of Quality and Lean Manufacturing.

Take all eight classes to earn the certificate.

Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

Understanding IATF 16949:2016

Internal Auditor IATF 16949:2016

Statistical Process Control (SPC)

Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)

Effective Problem Solving and 8-D

Mistake Proofing: Poka Yoke

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