CQI-19: Understanding AIAG Sub-tier Supplier Management for Continuous Quality Improvement

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Course Duration: 2 Days - 8 Hours/day

This two-day seminar provides attendees with an understanding of the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) CQI-19 process to enable deployment on a voluntary basis and assure compliance in the event that it becomes a customer requirement..

Learning Objectives

  • Identify and explain the four phases associated elements of the sub-tier supplier management process defined in CQI-19
  • Evaluate and understand the differences between their current business process and the sub-tier management process defined in CQI-19
  • Communicate the benefits of the critical elements and embedded requirements (“musts” and “shalls”) of the CQI019 Sub-Tier Supplier Management Process to their organization and their suppliers

Course Outline

  • AIAG and the CQI-19 Project Background/Overview
  • Breakout Exercise 1: Conduct Risk Assessment
  • AIAG CQI-19 Key Terms
  • The AIAG CQI-19 Process
  • Breakout Exercise 2: Compare Your Process
  • Phase 1: Supplier Pre-Selection
  • Breakout Exercise 3: Supplier Pre-qualification Turtle
  • Phase 2: Supplier Selection
  • Breakout Exercise 4: Supplier Selection Turtle
  • Phase 3: APQP/PPAP
  • Breakout Exercise 5: Important CQI-19 Learnings
  • Phase 4: Performance Monitoring, Development, and/or Escalation
  • AIAG MMOG-LE Explained
  • Breakout Exercise 6: MMOG/LE Implementation
  • AIAG Problem Solving Approach Explained
  • Breakout Exercise 7: CQI-19 Gap Analysis

Who Should Attend

Experienced quality practitioners from manufacturing industries that need knowledge and skills to deploy an effective supplier management process to their suppliers (e.g., STE, SQE, SQA) will benefit from this seminar.

Course Materials

Each participant will receive extensive course material including breakout exercises

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Successful completion of an Understanding and Documenting ISO/TS 16949:2009 course is required.

Note: This course is not designed for beginners to automotive quality and/or supplier development.

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