Crash Course Functional Safety ISO 26262:2018 for Manager: General Overview

As technological advancements are rapidly reshaping the automotive industry, having the relevant training in compliance with current safety standards is crucial to give you the competitive advantage that you need in the industry today. 

Based on many years of practical experience in the field of functional safety, SANEON is an authorized service provider and has instructors who are experts in the field of safety to offer you customized training that gives you profound insight into the ISO 26262 standard at software, hardware, and system level.  

Course Outline (daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m.)


  • Overview, scope, and content of ISO 26262 
  • Introduction to management of Functional safety  
  • The Safety Lifecycle 
  • Functional safety activities at the Concept Phase  
  • Overview of System, Software, and Hardware development activities 
  • ASIL-oriented and Safety-oriented Analyses 
  • Safety verification and Safety validation 
  • Production, operation, service, and decommissioning 
  • Supporting processes 
  • Role-dependent certification procedure 
  • Correlation between Automotive SPICE and ISO26262:2018 activities  

2-3 hours

Note: At the audience’s convenience, the training will start with a brief introduction of the different topics covered by the training Agenda. Topics of interest can be discussed in greater depth by the trainer in a workshop-like setting. 

Course Objectives

In this course, you will 

  • Get a complete overview of the application of ISO 26262 2nd Edition in the automotive sector 
  • Understand the safety lifecycle and the most important planning activities for safety-relevant development. 
  • Get an overview of the interfaces between Automotive SPICE and ISO26262:2018

Training Participants Receive:

  • Electronic training manual 
  • Certificate of participation 


  • Basic understanding of mechatronics development in the automotive field.

Who should attend?

  • Managers 
  • Project Managers  
  • Safety Managers 
  • Quality Assurance 
  • Test Managers  

Training & Coaching Language

  • Englisch, French or German 


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This training is also available online. 

In addition, we can offer you further services that are not in the scope of this training: 

  • ISO 26262 Gap Analysis 
  • Training customized to special needs or technical implementation challenges  
  • Project certification to show that your project is certified to the highest standards of quality that will guarantee the maximum efficiency of your products