Automotive Quality and Project Management with ASPICE

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Automotive Quality and Project Management with ASPICE

Learn specifics about projects and processes in automotive engineering and how they impact safety.

This course brings the essential understanding of automotive quality as a prerequisite for functional safety management. The key concept of the training is to bring an understanding of why quality, process, and project management are basics for producing safety-critical systems. By the end of the course, you will learn how to grow a quality culture and ensure organizational strength by using a specific quality measurement framework. Furthermore, the course will bring the importance of processes and procedures, the connection between safety and quality management, and the project management process through automotive recommendations and standards.  At the end of the course, focus will be given to assessment procedures in order to ensure a deep understanding of how assessments are held in the automotive industry as requested by the majority of OEMs. 
Course topics:
  • Quality management, organizational strength triangle, quality dimensions and disciplines, main principles of Quality Management System (ISO 9001),  key characteristics,  PDCA (Plan-Do-Check-Act) cycle;
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Key Activity Indicators (KAIs);
  • Automotive SPICE:  The basic concept of measurement frameworks with specific insights on ASPICE (ISO 15504);
  • Project management: The management process through the ASPICE framework including best practices and work products mandatory to fulfill ASPICE Level 1 and BPs;
  • Quality Assurance, Configuration Management, Problem Resolution, Change Request Management;
  • Engineering processes Development: Traceability and basic practices of system and software requirements, as well as system design and software architecture together with unit construction processes;
  • Engineering processes Testing: Traceability and basic practices of system, software, and unit testing on all levels.



Software: Chrome browser.

Hardware: Computer with an Internet connection, working speakers, and microphone.

Prior knowledge: Students should have a basic understanding of projects from their previous engineering or technical experience or previous studies. Students shall have basic knowledge of system and safety engineering.