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Root Cause Analysis (RCA)

1. Brief Description:

Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is a problem-solving method used to identify the underlying causes of a problem or an event in order to prevent its recurrence. It aims to get to the root of the problem rather than just addressing the symptoms, and is a valuable tool for organizations seeking to continuously improve their processes and systems.

2. Key Topics:

  • Definition and principles of Root Cause Analysis
  • Techniques and tools for conducting RCA
  • Data collection and analysis methods
  • Developing effective corrective actions and preventative measures
  • Implementing RCA in an organizational context

3. Audience:

This training is suitable for individuals and organizations in various fields and industries, including quality assurance, risk management, safety, production, engineering, and operations. It is particularly beneficial for professionals who are responsible for identifying and addressing problems and seeking to improve organizational performance.

4. Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the principles and benefits of Root Cause Analysis
  • Learn different techniques and tools used in RCA
  • Develop skills in data collection and analysis to identify root causes
  • Learn how to effectively implement corrective and preventative actions
  • Apply RCA in an organizational context to continuously improve processes and systems.

More Details

Day 1:

  • Introduction to Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and its importance
  • Overview of RCA methodologies and tools
  • RCA process flow and steps
  • Defining and identifying the problem or event to be analyzed
  • Data collection and analysis techniques
  • Understanding causal factors and underlying causes
  • Developing effective corrective and preventive actions (CAPAs)
  • Group exercise: Practice RCA process on a case study

Day 2:

  • Review of RCA case study exercise
  • Advanced RCA techniques and tools
  • Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Human Factors Analysis and Classification System (HFACS)
  • Barrier analysis and Bowtie analysis
  • Cost-benefit analysis of RCA implementation
  • Best practices for RCA implementation and sustainability
  • Group exercise: Practice advanced RCA techniques on a case study


Fees for certification and assessments are incorporated into the cost of the course. ConimCert will provide a comprehensive set of educational materials that include explanations, guidance, and practical examples. Upon finishing the course, participants will receive a statement verifying their accomplishment, which carries a noteworthy amount of CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits. If a student does not pass the exam, they have the option to retry within a year at no additional charge. For more details, feel free to reach out to us at trainings@conimcert.com.

Exam duration:

Exam type: Test

Exam format: Computer based

Exam premise: Conimcert premise 

Retake: Yes

Retake period: 12 months

Open book: No

Additional Information

Price: 90 AZN