AIAG FMEA 4th Edition • AIAG & VDA FMEA • Live Virtual Seminar

Managing FMEA Development – Live Virtual Seminar

In this Live Virtual Seminar participants will explore the process of FMEA, focusing on the link between FMEA, APQP, and proper profitability analysis. Perfect for the person managing the FMEA activity, program managers trying to budget, or facilitators trying to stay on budget, this seminar looks at the bigger picture – the connection of FMEA and profitability.

Learn about the structure of the FMEA process, how to evaluate its effectiveness and connection to profitability, and how to integrate the FMEA process into your program management at all life stages of the program.

What are Live Virtual Solutions?
Combining the best of online and traditional face-to-face learning, Live Virtual Solutions, whether training or consulting, use web-based teleconferencing technologies to bring your team together with Plexus’s experienced instructors in an interactive learning environment. With fewer hours a day, our virtual classes make it easy to fit training and consulting into your schedule, and budget, from the comfort of your home or office.

Enrollment Options

Choose from our available Open Enrollment dates or request a private training session below.

Regular Price

Course Details


2.5 hours including Q&A

Delivery Details

Join the Live Virtual session through Zoom Webinar technology for in-depth and interactive coaching with technical experts from Plexus International.

Session Access

Session access will be provided via email invitation after payment is completed. Please watch for your invitation from Plexus International at within the 7 days leading up to the event.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how an FMEA process links to your APQP activity
  • Properly set up a structure to cost the activity at various stages
  • Monitor the profitability of the FMEA activity
  • Review your existing FMEAs for profitability
  • Leverage the process to get the most from your existing Family and Foundation FMEA activities

Who Should Attend

Recommended for FMEA process owners, program managers and FMEA facilitators.


  • What is the FMEA process?
  • Where the FMEA exists within APQP
  • Why it is a process and not an event
  • Determining the effectiveness of the FMEA process
  • Implementing the FMEA Process
  • The 5 phases of APQP and how to properly cost the activities involved at various stages
  • Linking activities to the milestones in a common APQP framework
  • Tips and best practices to get the most out of your FMEA
  • Leveraging the FMEA process into your profitability systems
  • Sustaining the FMEA after the initial push
  • Linking FMEA to financial performance for profitability
  • Common pitfalls based on 30 years of implementation
  • Live Q&A