FMEA

FMEA competence as a foundation
Provision of information and competence for FMEA

  • Minimizing risks through FMEA knowledge and competence
  • FMEA in line with the key normative requirements
  • Effective FMEA team moderation
  • FMEA motivation and awareness

FMEA data model
Reusing FMEA knowledge and lessons learned

  • FMEA catalogs
  • Family FMEA
  • FMEA software tools
  • Living FMEA

Communication

Key Talks
Communication as a key professional qualification

  • Create an impact and get to the point
  • High efficiency and simplicity when finding solutions

Leading Communication
Communication and leadership

  • Leading and moderating by asking the right questions to achieve results, solution and change
  • Handling conflict, resistance and avoidance

Six Sigma

Six Sigma is a project-oriented method for the elimination of defects and to improve and assure the quality of products and processes. Six Sigma combines a whole range of tools and methods, has a very tight structure, is based on data, places the emphasis on the TEAM, and consistently pursues a zero-defects strategy. The particular strength of Six Sigma lies in its use of statistical methods to record process variability, find its causes, and demonstrate possible ways of reducing variations.

The typical aims pursued in the context of Six Sigma projects include:

  • Reduction of defects and disruptive factors
  • Shortening of process times
  • Process standardization
  • Enhancement of customer satisfaction
  • Reduction of losses
  • Output improvement
  • Shortening of development times
  • Improvement of adherence to deadlines
  • Cost reduction
  • Increasing profit

Coaching

Expert Coaching –from experts for experts
Become qualified for an additional role as a coach.

As an expert in your specialist area, you are an expert in working through issues. Enhance your competence.

Offer additional services as a coach and become an expert in solution processes.

The following topics can form a part of expert coaching:

  • Primary managemen tfunction: Team management, project management
  • Expansion of area of responsibility (often without authority to issue instructions)
  • Communication with interfaces
  • Integration into new professional environments (onboarding)
  • Managing crises and conflicts
  • Shaping change processes
  • Avoiding burn-out and bore-out
  • Integrative interaction with colleagues, line managers, customers
  • Transfer of responsibility/use of delegation
  • Further personal development

For this purpose, we have developed the “Expert Coach” qualification concept.

Management systems

Industry requirements

  • Cross-industry: ISO 9001
  • Automotive: IATF 16949
  • Aerospace: EN 9100
  • Medical devices: ISO 13485

Requirements for topic areas

  • Quality: ISO 9001
  • Environment: ISO 14001
  • Occupational health and safety: OHAS 18001
  • Hard-/Software: ASPICE
  • Functional security: ISO 26262

Change /Transformation

Successful implementation of an FMEA process

    Three central aspects:
  • Creating a climate conducive to change
  • Acquiring a team for the change and empowering the team to act
  • Implementing processes in companies and anchoring them for the long term

Crisis as opportunity
Understanding, anticipating and shaping change

  • Waves of change and phases
  • A crisis – a natural phase of change?
  • Success factors in the change process
  • Avoidance tricks and learning points

Security in insecure times
Leadership in change and transformation processes

  • Leadership through personality and inner competence
  • Five key personal challenges
  • Emotional transformation curve

Problem solving

Team development

Team Performance
Diagnostics and training

  • Develop agile and effective teams
  • Check current team performance
  • Identify learning topics and measures
  • Realize concrete development steps

Team leadership

  • Focus on meaning
  • Catalyze the process
  • Create solutions
  • Coach action

LEAN

Focus on value creation
Master cost competition

  • Lean principles
  • Employee orientation
  • Process orientation

Eight types of waste
Minimize and eliminate

  • Unnecessary transport, unnecessary travel
  • High material inventories, waiting times
  • Over production, oversized processes
  • Follow-up work, unused creativity

Functional security

Why? – protecting people and the environment

  • Avoid systematic errors
  • Recognize and control random errors

How? – System security and risk-reducing measures

  • Reliability of system security functions
  • Secure and norm-compliant processes and products

What? –Requirements of functional security

  • Automotive: ISO 26262
  • Cross-industry: EN/IEC 61508
  • Mechanical engineering: EN ISO 13849
  • Medical technology: IEC 62304