ASPICE is mandatory in automotive industry and a minimum understanding is expected from management and engineering. Often engineers and managers as well as quality experts ask about how to position the ASPICE framework and what are expectations of OEMs. Is it more than only an audit, and how to use it for actual improvements? This Automotive SPICE (ASPICE) primer is the answer.
This one-day primer is hands-on with focus on practical ASPICE usage. It motivates ASPICE based on OEM expectations and shows how processes and base practices are defined and improved. The basic structure of ASPICE is introduced and how it is used to improve processes and to assess process maturity. ASPICE usage is exemplified with brief case studies and best practice benchmarks. A focus is on practical experiences in how OEMs interpret the framework, and what they demand from suppliers. This Primer is an intense compact version of our 2-day ASPICE training.
"The Vector ASPICE training was very helpful, understandable and well structured. Top training, top trainer! Can only be recommended!I got a very good overview of ASPICE and when I search for details in the future I know exactly where to look."
- Stefan Anspann, Magna
"Thank you very much for sharing your precious experience with this training program."
- Zerong Yu, Robert Bosch Japan
"High practical orientation, concrete personalized action list throughout the entire seminar."
- T. Strauch, Siemens
You will know the importance and the procedure of Automotive SPICE assessments in the automotive industry and how to interpret their results
You will know the most important content of engineering, management and supporting processes and their mutual relations
You will know how to approach process improvement and organizational change management
Introduction of ASPICE process model and structure
Basic content of engineering, management and support processes
Process assessments in the automotive industry
Practical experience from Vector change projects
The focus is not only on "software" but also on "systems engineering" and thus on the replacement for the CMMI method which is hardly used anymore.
Training material: available in English
700 € plus VAT (1 day)
Admission price includes full documentation on paper and as PDF and also our Vector book on "Automotive Embedded Engineering" with lots of best practices, project experiences and state of the art technology. Naturally, all participants benefit from our rich coffee breaks and a quality lunch in our spectacular Vector restaurant. Each participant will receive a qualifying Vector certificate for this intensive training.
Get a 10% discount (can be combined):
for open online training until June 2021
if you register more than 2 participants of your company
if you book at least 60 days in advance
Full-time students receive a (non-combinable) discount of 70% (on presentation of a valid student card).
Introduction, objectives and expectations
Model structure of ISO 330xx/15504 and Automotive SPICE
Capability levels, process attributes and their evaluation
Capability Level 1: Engineering Processes and selected Non-Engineering Processes
Capability Level 2
Capability Level 3
Summary, outlook and feedback
Several “Break and Think” sessions will be used for exercises and recap of what has been learnt before.
Breaks: Coffee/Tea around 10:30 and 15:00; lunch break around 12:00.
Training material: available in English
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Kai Rüdele is a consultant at Vector Consulting Services and intacsTM certified assessor for Automotive SPICE. He has been coaching companies in process improvement. Kai is a member of the working group "SPICE for Mechanical Engineering". He also works in the field of engineering methods, systems and IT, requirements and systems engineering.
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