PECB Certified ISO 9001:2015 Lead Implementer – Durham, NC

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  • November 13, 2017 - November 17, 2017
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Summary

This five-day intensive course enables participants to develop the necessary expertise to support an organization in implementing and managing a Quality Management System (QMS) based on ISO 9001:2015. This training is consistent with the project management practices established in ISO 10006 (Quality Management Systems – Guidelines for Quality Management in Projects) and it is based on the quality management principles described in ISO 9000. Participants will also gain a thorough understanding of best practices used to implement quality processes that will address risks and opportunities and thus lead to the improvement of the overall performance and the basis for a sustainable development. Moreover, this training is fully compatible with ISO 9004 guidance’s (Managing for the sustained success of an organization – A quality management approach).

Who should attend?

  • Project managers or consultants wanting to prepare and to support an organization in the implementation of a Quality Management System (QMS)
  • ISO 9001 auditors who wish to fully understand the Quality Management System implementation process
  • Persons responsible for the Quality or conformity in an organization
  • Members of a quality team
  • Expert advisors in Quality Management Systems
  • Technical experts wanting to prepare for a quality function or for a QMS project management function

Learning objectives

  • To understand the implementation of a Quality Management System in accordance with ISO 9001
  • To gain a comprehensive understanding of the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques required for the effective management of a Quality Management System
  • To gain the knowledge and skills in identifying the risks and opportunities associated with an organization
  • To understand the relationship between the components of a Quality Management System and the compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of an organization
  • To acquire the necessary expertise to support an organization in implementing, managing and maintaining a QMS as specified in ISO 9001and ISO 9004
  • To acquire the necessary expertise to manage a team implementing ISO 9001
  • To develop the knowledge and skills required to advise organizations on best practices in the management of quality
  • To improve the capacity for analysis and decision making in the context of quality management
  • To prepare an organization for an ISO 9001 audit

Course Agenda

Day 1: Introduction to ISO 9001 and initiation of a QMS

  • Course objective and structure
  • Standard and regulatory framework
  • Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Initiating the QMS implementation
  • Understanding the organization and clarifying the quality objectives

Day 2: Plan the implementation of the QMS

  • Analysis of the existing management system
  • Leadership and approval of the QMS project
  • QMS scope
  • Policies for quality management
  • Risk assessment
  • Planning of product and service provision
  • Definition of organizational structure of the QMS
  • Definition of the document management process

Day 3: Deploying the QMS

  • Operations Management
  • Training and awareness plan
  • Communication plan
  • Product and service requirements, design, and purchasing process
  • Product and service realization and control

Day 4: QMS measurement, continuous improvement and preparation for certification audit

  • Monitoring, measurement, analysis and evaluation
  • Internal audit
  • Management review
  • Treatment of problems and non-conformities
  • Continual improvement
  • Preparing for the certification audit
  • Competence and evaluation of implementers
  • Closing the training

Day 5: Certification Exam

Prerequisites

ISO 9001 Foundation Certification or a basic knowledge of ISO 9001 is recommended

Location

Venue:  

Address:
Durham, North Carolina, 27703, United States