DRBFM – Design Review Based on Failure Mode

The DRBFM course focuses on the identification and analysis of design changes that can lead to potential failures.

  • Under the guidance of an experienced trainer, participants apply the content mainly through exercises and practical examples.
  • Top lecturers with experience and experts in their field.
  • High satisfaction rate of course participants.

The form of realization of the course is  face-to-face or online (or both).
The working methods used in the training programs are chosen in such a way as to ensure interactivity, adapt the content to the needs of the participants and  prioritize the transfer of knowledge into practice .

  • Understand the principles and approaches of DRBFM.
  • Learn to identify and analyze design changes that can lead to potential failures.
  • Gain the skills to implement a team approach to DRBFM planning and implementation.
  • Integrate DRBFM into the product development process in accordance with APQP and other analytical methods.

Introduction to DRBFM

  • Definition, purpose and benefits
  • The origin and importance of DRBFM in the automotive industry (Toyota)
  • Why and when to use DRBFM

Principles of DRBFM

  • Overview and importance of customer requirements
  • How to integrate internal goals and previous experience
  • The importance of teamwork and meeting planning
  • Coverage of all quality aspects in DRBFM

Preparing for DRBFM

  • Basis for verification
  • Customer specifications and internal targets
  • Analysis of the modes and consequences of design failures
  • Design of Experiments
  • Results from prototype tests
  • Computer simulations
  • Analytical methods in line with APQP: Integration of additional tools and methods

DRBFM implementation

  • From the initial design concept to the final product design
  • Details of the individual steps of the DRBFM
  • Identification of changes and potential problems
  • Analysing the implications of change
  • Developing action plans

Teamwork and Formalisation

  • Planned meetings:Organizing and leading team meetings
  • Formalising the process: documentation and tracking

Progress and Design Verification

  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Verification criteria and methods
  • Decision-making and accountability in the team
  • Software and manual tools to track and document progress

For course participants, we offer the possibility of subsequent application support in the form of individual consultation with a lecturer or workshops directly at the client’s premises.

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