Implementing & Boosting APQP

Featuring serious game 'StarRace'

Understand APQP methodology and how to implement it in the workplace through an interactive gaming experience



Course Price



April 2024

Learning Format

9am - 5pm CET
Virtual classroom





About the course

This course is designed for profiles who will have an active role in the set-up or implementation of APQP methodology. Participants should have a basic knowledge of quality/core tools such as PPS, Root Cause Analysis or FMEA.

Your interactive session is divided into three rounds where you will make key decisions on the quality tools and resources to implement and where you will measure their impact and outcomes. 




Skills you'll gain

This training is built around a collaborative serious game which emphasises progress sharing and the identification of decision criteria to trigger early escalation. Your trainer will focus on on lessons learnt and the environment needed to foster and implement APQP methodology.

  • Be able to deploy APQP methodology
  • Carry out assessments on the elements of APQP
  • Be able to deliver awareness training to Deliverable Owners
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Implementing & Boosting APQP Course

All you need to know

Employees with an active role in the application and/or setting-up of APQP methodology.
  • Engineering
  • Supply Chain Quality
  • Product Building Block Leader
  • Project Managers
  • Program Quality Mangers
  • Quality Responsible
  • APQP Leader
  • Key Business Deliverable Asessor
  • Quality Assurance: QLS, QCM….


  • Basic knowledge of Quality tools or Core Tools (PPS/ Root Cause Analysis, FMEA)


 Understand APQP Model and Process
  • Be able to deploy APQP methodology
  • Carry out assessments on the elements of APQP
  • Be able to deliver awareness training to Deliverable Owners

One full day, from 9am to 5pm CET.

This training is a serious game, called STAR RACE, played in 3 rounds.

In the first round, you will learn and understand how to:

1. Perform a risk analysis and a work package/product building block selection

2. Choose your multifunctional team

In the second round, you will learn and understand how to:

1. Select Key Business deliverables (KBD)

2. Build a Quality Plan Timing (QPT) that is robust and key to your success

In the third round, you will learn and understand how to:

1. Assess your KBDs

2. Monitor and manage risks.

The serious game closure is collaborative and emphasises progress sharing and the identification of decision criteria to trigger escalation early on. During the conclusion, time is spent on lessons learnt and the environment needed to foster and implement APQP methodology.

  • Sessions available in English. Contact us to arrange sessions in other languages.
  • Blend of theoretical content and practical exercises in virtual or traditional classrooms.
  • Engage in practical activities through serious games and use-case studies.
  • Benefit from an experienced trainer throughout the course.
  • Continuous monitoring through practical activities.

The course will be held on the following dates:

  • 11 April 2024 in a virtual classroom (9am to 5pm CET each day).

  • The course fee is €600 for a virtual classroom training.
  • All prices exclude VAT where applicable.
  • Full payment must be received 4 weeks prior to the session unless training is funded by an OPCO (applicable to France only).

For any queries regarding this session or to arrange a private session, please contact our Customer Success team

How to register for the course:

  • Register online through the dedicated session webpage.
  • Pre-registration must be received at least 7 working days before the start of the session.
  • If the course requires a prerequisite, you will be required to take a test or participate in a telephone interview to validate your registration.

Cancellation policy:

  • You must give four weeks' written notice of cancellation to avoid a cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within two to four weeks of the start of the course, you will be charged a 50% cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within two weeks of the start of the course or do not show up for the course, you will not be refunded.
  • Name changes are accepted at any time.

Airbus Beyond cancellation policy:

  • Airbus Beyond reserves the right to cancel any course up to four weeks prior to course commencement.
  • If Airbus Beyond cancels a course, you will be fully refunded.
  • Airbus Beyond is not responsible for any other expenses incurred by course participants (i.e. airfare or hotel charges).

Disabled participants - mechanisms

Definition of disability under the French law of 11 February 2005

Article 114 of French law no. 2005-102 on equal rights and opportunities, participation and citizenship for people with disabilities defines the concept of disability: "For the purpose of this law, a disability is any limitation of activity or restriction on participation in social life suffered by a person in his or her environment as a result of a substantial, lasting or permanent impairment of one or more physical, sensory, mental, cognitive or psychological functions, a multiple disability or a disabling health condition". 

Airbus Beyond strives to make its training courses accessible to all

Examples of adaptations

  • Each participant receives and leaves with the course material and the course practical workbook ;
  • Access to a lift ; 
  • Access to dedicated parking spaces; 
  • Possibility of using an audio and/or visual recorder; 
  • Notes can be taken using a computer or tablet;
  • Possibility of getting help from external organisations such as LSF interpreters, note-taking aids, etc.

We advise you to discuss this with our training coordinators as soon as you register.

We work in partnership with independent organisations specialised in disability adaptations to ensure that we meet your needs as best as we can.

Le stagiaire en situation de handicap - dispositifs 

Définition du handicap selon la loi du 11 février 2005 

La loi n°2005-102 pour l'égalité des droits et des chances, la participation et la citoyenneté des personnes handicapées a, dans son article 114 définit la notion de handicap :  « Constitue un handicap, au sens de la présente loi, toute limitation d'activité ou restriction de participation à la vie en société subie dans son environnement par une personne en raison d'une  altération substantielle, durable ou définitive d'une ou plusieurs fonctions physiques, sensorielles, mentales, cognitives ou psychiques, d'un polyhandicap ou d'un trouble de santé invalidant».  

Airbus Beyond s’efforce de rendre ses formations accessibles à tous

Exemples d’aménagements 

  • Chaque stagiaire dispose et repart avec le support de cours et le cahier de travaux pratiques de la formation suivie ;
  • Accès à un ascenseur ;  
  • Accès à des places de parking dédiées ;  
  • Utilisation possible d’un enregistreur audio et/ou visuel ;  
  • Prise de notes possible par ordinateur ou tablette ;  
  • Possibilité de faire intervenir des organismes extérieurs d'aide tels que des interprètes en LSF, des aides à la prise de notes, etc 

Des délais d’instruction sont nécessaires avant la mise en place de ces différents dispositifs, nous vous conseillons d'en parler dès  l'inscription à nos coordinateurs de formation. 

Nous travaillons en partenariat avec des organismes indépendants spécialisés dans le handicap afin de répondre au mieux à vos besoins