Imagine that errors don’t occur, so you don’t have to spend time, resources, and ultimately money to get the error corrected again. The DFMEA analysis tool is taliormade to gain control over your product.

DFMEA – Gain control of your product

DFMEA stands for Design Failure Mode Effect Analysis and is an analytical tool for proactive risk management where you and your company are given the opportunity to discover the flaws and correct them already in the Design process.

Experts estimate Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ) – that is, how much it costs to make mistakes – to be 5 to 30 percent of gross revenue for most companies.

As an example of how much you lose out on mistakes, imagine a company that has a turnover of 100 million kroner pr week and has a COPQ of 20 percent. This means that out of a five-day working week, a whole day will go on producing products that cannot be used for anything!

Fortunately, DFMEA is a unique tool for quality assurance of your products. You will get control of your products from the beginning of the production process.

DFMEA is for all companies that work with design. There are several different types of Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA) – e.g. Process FMEA (PFMEA). LSV Group primarily works with DFMEA-Design Failure Mode Effect Analysis.

So say goodbye to mistakes and the fire-fighting culture in your organization – the fires will lack oxygene with DFMEA.

What do you get with a DFMEA course?

  • You will be able to anticipate risk elements
  • You will get in control of your design
  • You will do things right the first time
  • You will get to know your product thoroughly
  • You will avoid a lot of mistakes
  • You will avoid a lot of complaints
  • You’re going to save money
  • You will have the opportunity to create a culture change in the organization
  • You will be able to uncover the stakeholders demands and concerns regarding the product

What is included in the price?

  • A thorough training in DFMEA
  • Enterprise Support
  • Ability to work with own products
  • A DFMEA toolkit with tools, templates and guidelines – so you can work on your own

DFMEA with LSV Group

We are always open to the customer’s needs, and have developed succesful training models that will ensure that your company is thoroughly dressed with DMFEA.

Course 1: Three weeks of DFMEA Basic Course

With our basic course, participants should get an understanding of the DFMEA tool, how to use it, why it is important to use it – and last but not least, the students will leave the process with a change of their mindsets. Se below how the LSV group’s three-week baseline looks.

Days 1 and 2

Classroom training, Introduction to DFMEA and support

Day 14


Day 21

Collection and Support

Course 2: Five-day DFMEA facilitator Training

Do you want to implement a persistent DFMEA culture in your organization? Then we recommend that your company also choose a DFMEA facilitator course two or four weeks after the basic course. It is targeted at selected employees, who will be good ambassadors for DFMEA.

The course contains three days of teaching and two days of follow-up training 14 days after.

What you get with DFMEA-facilitator training:

  • Change Management
  • Conflict management Tools
  • You will learn to quality secure the DFMEA process
  • You will learn to understand the contexts in the bottom of DFMEA
  • You learn how to train and facilitate DFMEA in your organization
  • You will become a resource that can challenge the designers on the quality
  • Tools to become a good DFMEA trainer


Price base sequence DKK 90,000 excl. VAT
(DKK 112,500 incl. VAT)

Price facilitatortraining DKK 112,500 excl. VAT
(DKK 140,625 incl. VAT)

Price Both courses DKK 195,000 excl. VAT
(DKK 243,750 incl. VAT)

Write to salg@lsvgroup.com to order

There is always a requirement for design

In a product, there are always a number of requirements for each element. We are based on requirements we know and map them.

Have a look at a shopping cart. The customer has an expectation that the wheels on the cart slip smoothly around and that there is room for many items in the cart. Other requirements could be that there is a children’s seat in the trolley, which is comfortable to sit on.

In DFMEA, we work to identify what the requirements are for the individual parts, such as the wheels on the shopping cart, the seat, etc., but also what is necessary for the individual parts to fit together and eventually to form a shopping cart.

In short, each sub-element is reviewed to ensure the right quality. This is done in collaboration with the employees within the company who have the technical knowledge.

LSV Group offers the framework (DFMEA) and the ability to ask the right questions to exclude the risk elements of the design that the company may not even think about.

DFMEA is therefore the link between designers, production and other relevant stakeholders – it’s a kind of communication tool that ensures that employees and any suppliers have a common risk picture.

So, with DFMEA, we make sure that all elements of the design are smoothe to avoid mistakes and ultimately waste the company’s money.

How we work with DFMEA

There are many steps in the work on Design Failure Mode Effect Analysis,
But roughly speaking, there are three phases in the DFMEA work – including a general overview:

Phase 1 - Gathering Knowledge

  • Employees must understand the task and product design

Phase 2 - Mapping

  • The product is reviewed
  • A risk image is created
  • Elements to be pursued are selected
  • All stakeholders must agree on the risk picture
  • All products and subassemblies are reviewed for potential errors

Phase 3 - Action Plan

  • What actions are needed to reduce the risk picture?
  • Ownership, deadlines and deliveries must be defined

How we work with DFMEA

At LSV Group We are not afraid to find the “sore toes” and to pinpoint the factse. We have a solid experience in DFMEA and have worked with products of high complexity.

Our experienced DFMEA trainers are ready to advise you.

You can work in different directions within DFMEA, but we have the competence to standardize the analysis tool so everyone speaks the same language and work in the same direction.

We give a risk perspective from many angles and have the skills and competencies to bring together all main stakeholders and communicate with them so that they understand the importance of the work.

In addition, we have many years of experience with LEAN Six Sigma and are therefore trained within a business culture where data is constantly being worked on.

As a result of our LEAN Six Sigma background, we also have experience in implementing business cultures and can help you and your company to be able to continue DFMEA.