FMEA for Beginners

Assess your organization’s risk of failure. Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is an essential component of a preventive action program. This course helps you implement this vital methodology while analyzing risks, determining areas in need of action, and applying mistake-proofing techniques.

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This introductory course presents a step-by-step method for conducting Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA). It defines the role, methodologies, and implementation of FMEAs as an essential component of a preventive action program. Participants will determine FMEA objectives, potential failure cause and effect, assessment of risks, and preventive action plans. This interactive course includes handouts, practice exercises, job aids, design-process-service examples, quizzes, free FMEA excel template (editable), and a free desk reference. The class has been updated to be consistent with the FMEA 4th edition reference manual for use by automotive suppliers.
The course requires the completion of a homework assignment that will be graded by an instructor. Feedback is provided on all assignments. You will have 90 days to access this course.

  • Learning Objectives
    • Define the properties of FMEA
    • Brainstorm potential failures
    • Assess risk of failure
    • Determine areas that need action
    • Apply FMEA methods
    • Know your role for team participation
    • Apply mistake
    • proofing techniques
    • Describe the purpose of the FMEA process.
    • List at least three benefits of utilizing FMEA.
    • Explain when FMEA should and should not be performed.
    • Define the FMEA terms: failure mode, failure effect, failure cause, severity, occurrence, and detection.
    • Complete a sample Design FMEA.
    • Complete a sample Process FMEA.
    • Write an executive summary for a sample FMEA.
    • Locate documents pertaining to FMEA (TE spec. 402-29, FMEA guides, QMD Web site tools etc.).
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    Course Data

    • CEU Hours: 0.5
    • ASQ RU: 0.5
    • Audience: Beginner
    • Provider: Quality WBT
    • Course ID: FMEA01JPR
    • Course Length: 5 hours
    • You have 90 days to access this course.
    • Cancellation Policy
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