IMTMA Training Centre

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

Date : 5 to 6 September, 2019

@ BIEC, 10th Mile, Tumkur Road, Madavara Post, Bangalore

Last date for registration 29 August 2019

Early Bird Offer : Avail 10% concession by registering and paying online on or before 21 August 2019


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 training programme on Fundamentals of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) & Implementation of the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) on 5 and 6 September 2019 at Bangalore. 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 -

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

Participation Fee

Rs. 8500/-

IMTMA Members / Micro Companies

Rs. 9500/-

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

Early Bird Offer : Avail 10% concession by registering and paying online on or before 21 August 2019

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. Ved Parkash, an industry expert with over 37 years of domain expertise in automotive industries. He is former Head - Quality & TQM at Ashok leyland and Head - Quality at Hero Honda Motors. He has a rich experience in Gear manufacturing as well as Gear metrology. He was head of gear plant at Eicher and Associate Vice President at Hi Tech gears. He has set up a State-of -Art plant for Gear manufacturing at Hi Tech Gears, developed new products for reputed customers like Cummins, GM, Volvo, JCB, Getrag Ford, etc.

Mr. Ved Parkash has done a pioneering work at Hero Honda to reduce Gear Noise, establish distortion patterns during Heat treatment. He is a Mechanical Engineer and has been associated with well-known organizations in the country manufacturing 2 wheeler & 4 wheelers viz. Escorts, Eicher, LML, Hero Honda & Ashokleyland.

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

Mary George

Programme Co-ordinator

Telephone :   080 66246512
Mobile :   9880569034
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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