The QMS Series is based on the requires of the ISO 9001:2015 international quality management system standard. This series provides students with course options ranging from a top management overview to skills necessary for Lead Auditors.
Standard Overview for Top Management (4hrs)
This overview course caters to organizations either considering ISO 9001 certification OR considering the development of a formal quality management system as a tool for improving their business. This course will provide an overview of the time, resource needs and general expectations associated with transitioning to ISO 9001 compliance.
This course is the starting point for decision makers responsible for improving the health, control and predictability of a growing organization. This "50,000 foot view" helps you understand the breathe of what you DON'T know in order to make an informed decision on whether ISO 9001 requirements are right for your organization. CEUs = 0.8
Quality Managers, Beginning Internal Auditors, Process Improvement Managers, Quality Directors, Continuous Improvement Managers, Organizational Development Directors, Healthcare Quality Professionals, Business Owners and other decision makers
Standard for Process Owners (16 hrs)
This course caters to the process owners (top & middle management) within organizations who have a responsibility to demonstrate their commitment to the quality management system. This course will teach process owners the value of the process approach, how to use your QMS to drive improvement and the basics of ISO 9001 compliance. Case studies and scenarios make this course fun. If you are looking for a course that will help your organization "live it" versus just "look it", look no further. This course is for you. CEUs = 1.6
Process Owners (manufacturing, support and management processes), Internal Audit Team Members, Supplier Quality Engineers & Managers, Process Improvement Managers, Continuous Improvement Managers, Organizational Development Managers, Quality Engineers, Manufacturing Managers
Lead Internal Auditor (24 hrs)
This advanced internal auditing course caters to the full spectrum of auditor responsibilities – from process auditing to audit program management. This course will teach you the fundamental tools necessary to conduct audits using the process approach while providing vital strategic information to top management. Case studies and scenarios make this course fun. If you are looking for a Lead Auditor course for internal processes or supplier quality development, look no further. This course is for you. CEUs = 2.4
Audit Program Managers, Lead Auditors, Advanced Audit Team Members, Supplier Quality Engineers & Managers, Process Improvement Managers, Quality Directors, Continuous Improvement Managers, Organizational Development Directors, Management Representatives