Identification of special characteristics and safeguarding them continuously Understanding the VDA concept and applying it to practice
Systems and components that directly influence safety, approval and functions require heightened diligence. For this purpose, the VDA defined special features in 2011 and correctly assigns special importance to FMEA activities in identification, safeguarding and verification. In the FMEA Special, participants from product and process development, production, assembly, quality planning and project management as well as FMEA moderators learn to understand the VDA concept and apply it to their practice.

  • Basic knowledge about SC
  • Targets of SC process
  • Definitions and categories of SC (safety, permission, function)
  • Identification of special characteristics
  • The role of FMEA in identification of SC
  • The responsibilities in the supply chain for identification and communication of SC (OEM to tier n)
  • Filtering and safeguarding special characteristics
  • Understanding and application in the product development process of: Concept, Design, Production planning and Production process filter
  • Special due diligence in the context of SC: Documentation obligations, Record-keeping obligations, Employee qualification, Process qualification, Archiving
  • Requirements of “patency” of SC: System, design and process FMEA, Test, control / production control plan, Drawings and other technical documents, Records / proofs
  • Legal aspects of special characteristics: Product liability, Evidence of discharge
  • Scope of services

  • 1 day
  • Professional seminar management
  • Seminar documents (PDF download)
  • Certificate of participation
  • Lunch as well as snacks and beverages during the coffee/tea breaks
  • Adequate freedom for sharing experiences and knowledge transfer
  • A pleasant training atmosphere with the best service
  • Benefit

    The participants learn to understand the VDA concept of SC and to transfer it to their operational practice with regard to:

  • categories of safety, permission and function
  • identification and safety as team work and working within the scope of FMEA
  • the suggested filter concepts along the maturity model (concept, design, production planning and production process filter)
  • identification
  • the entire process of protection and control
  • basic legal aspects of SC
  • Group of participants

  • FMEA moderators
  • Work preperation, production planner
  • Quality manager
  • Inspection planner, Quality Manager
  • Participant fee
    The participation fee is 580,00€ (net)