The student will learn the different stages of the APQP process and how the Automotive Core Tools are integrated into the APQP process. From there the student will learn how to help drive the APQP process through the usage of GYR (Green, Yellow, Red) timelines and APQP centered checklists. They will be able to apply these tools to assist their organization avoid costly errors and omissions which could potentially lead to costly Engineering and Process changes.