FMEA special: Identifying special characteristics and safeguarding these consistently Understanding the VDA concept and applying it in practice
Systems and components that directly influence safety, approval, and functions require heightened diligence. The VDA volume “Special Characteristics (SC) 04/2020” attaches particular importance to FMEA identification, safeguarding, and verification activities. In this seminar, participants from product and process development, production, assembly, quality planning, and project management, as well as FMEA moderators will learn to understand the VDA concept and to apply it in practice.
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  • Basic knowledge about special characteristics (SC)
  • Objectives of SC safeguarding processes
  • SC definitions and categories (safety, approval, function)
  • Identification of SC
  • The role of FMEA in identifying and safeguarding SC
  • The responsibilities for SC along the supply chain (OEM through Tier n)
  • Filtering and safeguarding SC
  • Concept and design filters
  • Production planning and production process filters
  • Special due diligence obligations: documentation, record-keeping, archiving
  • Process qualification in the context of SC
  • “Consistency” of SC with regard to corresponding documents (e.g. FMEA, control plan (CP), drawings, etc.)
  • Legal aspects of SC: product liability, verification of exoneration
  • 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

    Participants will learn to understand the VDA concept of SC and to apply it in practice in their company with regard to:

  • Categories for safety, approval, and function
  • Identification and safeguarding as team work and within the scope of FMEA work
  • Proposed filter concepts across the maturity model (concept, design, production planning, and production process filters)
  • Labelling
  • The entire safeguarding and controlling process
  • Basic legal aspects of SC
  • Group of participants

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