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Root Cause Analysis for Technical and General Applications

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After participating in this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the various methodologies used in problem solving & failure analysis & the ability to conduct & co-ordinate a multi-discipline team to investigate the problem & present mitigating actions
  • Learn techniques required to investigate failures
  • Gain insight into how a system fails & provide solution to prevent reoccurring

The participant will have an overview of various techniques & methodology used to perform Root Cause or failure analysis. This course will focus on technical & engineering failures but the methodology discussed is not limited to technical subjects; it has a wide range of applications, from business, medical, human performance, to non-technical issues. The final goal of any failure analysis is to identify the root cause of the failure under investigation & present effective mitigating actions to prevent the failure from reoccurring again.

The basic technique will be presented & case studies will be discussed. Participants will be involved in a hands-on workshop session to demonstrate their skills in problem solving. By the end of the seminar, the participant will be able to use this technique to lead a multi-discipline, cross-functional team to execute a successfully failure analysis. The course material is targeted to individuals with no or limited background on the subject. It is also presented as a refresher course for people who have prior experience in failure analysis.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction
  • Initial stage
  • The use of various techniques
  • Analytical phase
  • Providing the solution
  • Case studies
  • Discussion of various engineering failures & failure mechanisms
  • Workshop session & final discussion

Who Should Attend
Individuals who are involved in & responsible for problem solving & those needing to acquire the skill in order to investigate why failures occur, such as:
Managers • Engineers & Technologists • Maintenance & Operation Personnel & all Technical or Non-Technical Personnel who need to learn, upgrade or refresh their knowledge in problem solving & to conduct failure analysis

Course Rating
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