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Training Functional Safety with SOTIF (ISO 21448)

The ISO 26262 standard for the functional safety of road vehicles has quickly taken on a pioneering role, but leaves much room for interpretation. In addition, the new SOTIF standard (Safety Of The Intended Functionality) ISO/PAS 21448 now goes beyond the handling of potential hazards due to incorrect behavior of E/E systems. It covers dangerous behavior in the event of faults caused by technological restrictions and includes the assessment of foreseeable misuse.

What are the reasons for publishing the new SOTIF standard? Which focal points of PAS 21448 must be considered in a modern assistance system for autonomous driving (ADAS)? If necessary, how do you orient yourself towards functional safety according to ISO 26262?

This one-day training introduces the principles and basic techniques for the specification, analysis, verification and validation of functional safety and SOTIF. Find out what requirements apply to your projects. Benefit from frequently asked questions we come across in our worldwide consulting projects.

Customer Reference

"Thanks to Vector Consulting for the great online training. It was very useful for my understanding. I will consult the training materials if some kind of doubt emerge in the future."

- Douglas Albelo, Mercedes-Benz

"This was a really good online training. I would like to thank Vector Consulting trainers for their 100% commitment."

- Kamal Kumar Sharma, Aptiv

"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

Content and Agenda

  • Safety in the automotive industry
  •  Efficient implementation of ISO 26262
  •  Practical experience and practical examples
  • Introduction of the standard and its application in product development
  •  Development of ISO 26262 in the new edition
  •  Introduction of methods and processes for safety on the basis of SOTIF
  •  Overview and step-by-step instructions for reducing SOTIF risks
  •  Validation of SOTIF-related systems
  •  Methods for deriving misuse scenarios
  •  Current trends in functional safety


700 € plus VAT (1 day)

Admission price includes full documentation as PDF and also our Technical Articles on "Automotive Embedded Engineering" (PDF) with lots of best practices, project experiences and state of the art technology.
Each participant will receive a qualifying Vector certificate for this intensive training.

Get a discount (can be combined):

  • 10% if you register  3-5 employees of your company,
  • 20% for 6-8 employees

  • 30% for 9+ employees

  • 10% if you book at least 60 days in advance

You can save up to 40%, as these discounts can be combined!

  • 70% for full-time students (not combinable, on presentation of valid student card) 

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Technical Papers

on the Development of Embedded Electronics

In this 7th edition of Vector technical articles, we cover current issues from AUTOSAR Adaptive, the tense field of Security and Safety and new developments to automated driving.

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Inhouse Formats

Do you want to adapt this training to your own examples and challenges? Looking for a workout that delivers practical exercises adjusted to your environment? Then, we suggest that you have this training conducted in-house, where you can decide on focus, speed and the training schedule. We also offer dedicated crash courses for employees and management. 

Language: German or English.

On request, we offer our inhouse trainings in Chinese, French, Korean and Turkish.

Target Audience

This training targets professionals and executives in automotive system engineering, project managers, system and software engineers, consultants and developers from companies of all sizes that want to get more proficient in automotive functional safety.

About our Trainer

Dr. Arnulf Braatz is a manager at Vector Consulting Services. Previously he worked as a project manager in development projects as well as a system and software architect. Dr. Braatz supports companies worldwide to improve their safety and security projects, development processes and change management. He works across industries in the field of engineering methods, system and IT architecture, requirements engineering, and to improve efficiency.


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Mandar Kharde

Ingersheimer Str. 24
70499 Stuttgart, Germany
Tel.: +49 711 80 670 1520
E-Mail: mandar.kharde(at)