Functional Safety Management (ISO 26262) Overview for Managers & Executives

Seminar Content

This one-day course will give the participant the base knowledge necessary for management teams involved in the development and assurance of the functional safety of new products utilizing electrical and electronic elements through the use of the ISO 26262 Functional Safety Management System standard. This standard is an adaptation of the Functional Safety standard IEC 61508 for the specifics of automotive electric/electronic systems. It is to be applied to Safety Related Systems that include electric/electronic systems that are installed in production passenger vehicles.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for executive management.

Recommended Training and/or Experience

Attendees should have a working knowledge of their organization’s New Product Development Process.

Seminar Materials

Each participant will receive a seminar manual including case studies.

Seminar Goals

  • Identify the purpose and scope of ISO 26262
  • Describe the framework of the ISO 26262 standard
  • Enumerate the 10 parts of the standard
  • Identify the influences and drivers of the standard
  • Be able to interpret ISO 26262 ASIL tables
  • Understand key aspects of functional safety management
  • Identify the requirements for the organization after the release of the design to serial production
  • Describe the impact of ISO 26262 on production and operational activities
  • Enumerate the requirements of ISO 26262 which support the design and development activities for functional safety
  • Describe the requirements for distributed development
  • Organize the development of a SEooC consistent with ISO 26262
  • Describe the item definition and initiate the safety lifecycle
  • Understand the development of the hazard analysis and risk assessment and the related safety goals and functional safety concept

Seminar Outline

  • Introduction and Overview to ISO 26262
  • Management of Functional Safety (Part 2)
    • Breakout Exercise: Safety Case
  • ISO 26262 Part 7 – Production and Operation
  • ISO 26262 Part 8 – Supporting Processes
    • Distributed Development
    • Specification and Management of Safety Requirements
  • Safety Element Out of Context

Design and Development / Class Walk-through

  • ISO 26262 Part 3 – Concept Phase
  • Determining ASIL Levels
    • Item Definition
    • Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment
    • Safety Goals
  • Functional Safety Requirements / Concepts