IMTMA Training Centre

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

Date : 20 to 21 June, 2019

@ 12/5, D1 Block, MIDC Chinchwad, Pune


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 20-21 June 2019 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.

Focus Areas

  • 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
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.

Participation Fee

Rs. 7500/-

IMTMA Members / Micro Companies

Rs. 8500/-

IMTMA Non Members / Others

+18% GST

Group Concession : 5% for 3 to 5 and 10% for 6 and more delegates being nominated from the same company

Special concession available for Faculty & Students from engineering colleges

(subject to availability of seats)

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.

For Registration Contact

Santosh Singh

Programme Coordinator

Telephone :   8149045462/63
Mobile :   9021442692
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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