IMTMA Training Centre

Fundamentals of Product Quality Planning (APQP) & Implementation of the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)

Date : 28 to 29 Jun, 2018

@ Pune

Last date for registration 21 June 2018


New Product Development assumes lot of significance and has become very much essential for sustaining business growth of industries. However often many costly mistakes and time delay happen in new development of Products / Parts as well as processes. APQP mitigates such risks by following a systematic approach & upfront actions to ensure first time right from the beginning. All OEMs now mandate use of APQP as this system helps in development of product / process faster well in time, defect free and within budget. The APQP is well supported by PPAP to ensure consistent quality supplies as per customer requirement

Keeping this in view, Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers' Association (IMTMA) is organizing a 2 day seminar programme on Fundamentals of Product Quality Planning (APQP) & Implementation of the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) on 28 - 29 June 2018 at Pune. This programme will help in achieving "First Time Right" development of parts resulting in consistent Quality, saving in time and cost as well as enhanced customer satisfaction.

  • Brief Introduction of APQP methodology for development of Products & Parts
  • PDCA cycle in APQP
  • Fundamentals of APQP
  • Plan and Define Program
  • Product Design and Development
  • Process Design and Development
  • Product and Process Validation
  • Control Plan Methodology
  • Overview of PPAP
  • Importance of PPAP & when to do?
  • PPAP requirement details
  • Levels of submission & Customer approval
  • Exercise on making sample APQP/ PPAP document
Key Take Aways

After undergoing the programme, the participants will be able to get -

  1. Good understanding of the APQP & PPAP system.
  2. Insights into metrics at each phase on new product development.
  3. Understanding key inputs and deliverable at each stage of the APQP system.
  4. Eliminate mistakes, reduce development time & costs thus achieving better customer satisfaction.
  5. Good understanding on PPAP implementation for systematic validation of parts & process.
  6. How to ensure ongoing consistent Quality of supplies by using PPAP Methodology.

Rs. 5500/- *

IMTMA Members / Micro Companies / Individual

Rs. 6500/- *

IMTMA Non Members

Participation Fee

+ 18% GST per participant

Group Concession : 10% for 3 to 5 and 20% for 6 and more delegates being nominated from the same company
(subject to availability of seats)

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Participant Profile

This programme will benefit Product& Process Engineers / Senior and middle Managers, Project Engineers / Senior and middle Managers, Business Development Senior and middle Managers, Manufacturing and Quality Personnel at all levels, Purchase& supply chain Personnel at all levels from OEMs and Auto Component Manufacturers.


This programme will be conducted by Mr. Pramod Y. Deo, an industry expert having 38+ years of experience in the area of Manufacturing, Supplier quality and Quality systems. He was head of Quality Engineering function as well as Metrology and Metallurgy Labs at TATA Motors. He has worked with major Automotive OEMs like Tata Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra and Bosch.

Participants Feedback

Applications & APQP as a concept wholly for developing a new part was very informative
– Avinash Jain, HMSI

Well thought PPT covering almost all aspects which are relevant to industry needs
– Ishan Baruah, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd

PPAP & control chart was interesting & at the same time, informative
– Bakul Sood, Kamla Dials & Devices Ltd

Industries Participated

The previous programmes have been well received by delegates from Honda Motorcycles & Scooters India, Maruti Suzuki, Kamla Dials Ltd etc

For Registration Contact

Abhijeet Agawane

Executive Officer IMTMA

Telephone : +91 7066030531 / 532
Mobile : +91 9730575154
Email :

REGISTRATION : Prior registration for participation is necessary. Number of participants is limited and will be accepted on ‘First Come First Serve’ basis. A Certificate of participation will be issued to participants.
Important Information : Participation fee includes, course material, working lunch and tea / coffee. Interested companies are requested to register online by clicking on 'REGISTER' button and by filling up the nomination authority and participant's details in specified form.

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