Root Cause Failure Analysis

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING THIS WORKSHOP:

  • Be able to define and identify causes of problems and their corresponding effects
  • Improve the way you analyze, document, communicate and solve problems.
  • By attending you will develop skills to significantly improve the way you see and solve problems.

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

  • Receive a certificate of attendance in support of your continuing professional commitment
  • All workshops include the associated hardcopy technical manual
  • Printed workshop handouts
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Interact and network with workshop attendees and experienced instructors
  • Practical, industry driven content to assist you in your continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Attendees automatically become IDC subscribers and receive exclusive deals and technical content every month

CONTENT SUMMARY

INTRODUCTION TO ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS

  • What is Root Cause Analysis (RCA)?
  • What are its drivers?
  • Other related initiatives
  • A comparison of RCA with other initiatives
  • Facets of RCA
  • A few common objections voiced against RCA

ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS-APPROACH

  • Circumstances requiring RCA
  • Objectives
  • Sequence 
  • Methodologies
  • Critical organisational factors for an RCA initiative to succeed

COMMON RCA METHODOLOGIES WITH EXAMPLES/PRACTICAL WORK

  • 5-Whys
  • Why Because Analysis (WBA)
  • Cause and Effects diagram
  • Fault Tree Analysis
  • FMEA and FMECA

THE RCA TEAM

  • Composition of the team
  • Roles of team members
  • Qualities of key members
  • Tips for selecting the right team
  • Key factors for the success of an analysis

FAILURE ANALYSIS VS. OPPORTUNITY ANALYSIS

  • Failures
  • Classification
  • Data for analysis of failures
  • Opportunities
  • Opportunity analysis

ANALYSIS METHODOLOGY

  • Collecting information
  • Preserving data
  • Points to look for (the 5 Ps)
  • Analysis (Logic Tree)

RECOMMENDATIONS, REPORTING AND TRACKING

  • Recommendations and their acceptance criteria
  • Reporting recommendations
  • Presenting the findings and recommendations
  • Developing tracking metrics and carrying out measurements
  • Creating awareness about RCA successes
  • Prediction or prevention?

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