Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) for Beginners – Online

  • Delivery Option: Online
  • Subject Category: Core Tools
  • Cost: $159
  • Number of Days: 90 days

Course Summary

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.

Successful completion of the course will result in a certificate for five contact hours (0.5 CEUs). The subscription period for the course is 90 days plus a free 30-day subscription extension upon request if needed.

Course Objectives

Upon the completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define the properties of FMEA
  • Brainstorm potential failures
  • Assess risk of failure
  • Determine areas that need action
  • Apply FMEA methods
  • Know the roles for team participation
  • Complete FMEAs for your operations

Technical Requirements

  • Intel Pentium processor/compatible
  • 800×600 resolution color monitor
  • 1 GB of RAM recommended
  • Access to the internet, high speed preferred but not required
  • A browser such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Mozilla Firefox
  • Acrobat Reader (free plug-in)
  • Adobe Flash/Shockwave Player (free plug-in)
  • Java script