ISO 9001:2015 & IATF 16949:2016 Lead Internal Auditor (4-Day Series)


ISO 9001:2015 & IATF 16949:2016 Lead Internal Auditor (4-Day Series)


Course Description: Welcome to our new and improved QMS Series! Classes are held in a series - one module building off of the other - in order to streamline learning and promote diversity among participants. By creating sessions that build off of each other, our classrooms are now made up of organizational leaders, process owners, a better mix of various functions and sectors. This new approach not only provides knowledge for a full spectrum of disciplines, but improves communication and understanding of standard requirements and process interactions. 

If you want to disseminate the design, development, maintenance of each process within your organization's operations, this approach will be a game-changer. If you're looking for value, better buy-in and creating a more productive QMS, EMS, OH&S, EnMS or ISMS, this series is for you.

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Benefits to Leadership & Process Owners: Knowledge is power. Learning not only WHAT is required but HOW to satisfy these requirements in a way that works for you (vs. shoving your business into the "ISO Box"), management system implementation is properly distributed throughout the organization. Learn how to become your own Management System Architect by mastering the processes you manage!

Benefits to 1st & 2nd-party Auditors: The auditing portion of our QMS series grows from knowledge needed for new auditors to Audit Program Managers. Depending on your role in auditing activities, this series caters to the full spectrum of auditor responsibilities – from process auditing to audit program management. Using the framework of ISO 19011 Guidelines for management systems auditing and IATF Oversight Communications, this course will teach you the fundamental tools necessary to conduct audits using the process approach while providing vital strategic information to leadership and process owners. Case studies, breakout sessions and audit scenarios make this course fun. If you are looking for a course that will add more value to your internal auditing program with real business impact, this course is for you.

Note: This course can be taken in four phases – overview, standard requirements for internal auditors and process owners, as a general QMS lead auditor or sector-specific lead auditor class. Our classes are interchangeable to allow for simple adoption of various international standards and sector-specific requirements. Each course day, as well as individual module, can be offered ala carte either onsite or through open enrollment. Each 8-hour class is worth 0.8 CEUs.


Session 1 - Overview
9:00am - 9:30am Module 1 – Introduction & gathering of expectations 
9:45am - 11:00am Module 2 – The importance of systems
11:15am - noon Module 3 – Overview of the ISO 9001:2015 standard (part I)
Noon – 1:00pm Lunch break
1:00pm – 1:45pm Module 4 – Overview of the ISO 9001:2015 standard (part II)
2:00pm – 3:15pm Module 5 – Process design & performance evaluation
3:30pm – 5:00pm Module 6 – Must-have improvement tools

Session 2 – Overview > Internal Auditor & Process Owner
9:00am - 9:30am Module 7 – ISO 9001:2015 clause 1-4
9:45am - 11:00am Module 8 – ISO 9001:2015 clause 5-6
11:15am - noon Module 9 – ISO 9001:2015 clause 7
Noon – 1:00pm Lunch break
1:00pm – 1:45pm Module 10 – ISO 9001:2015 clause 8 (part I)
2:00pm – 3:15pm Module 11 – ISO 9001:2015 clause 8 (part II)
3:30pm – 5:00pm Module 12 – ISO 9001:2015 clause 9-10

Session 3 – Overview > Internal Auditor & Process Owner > Lead Auditor
9:00am - 9:30am Module 13 – Creating a world-class auditing program
9:45am - 11:00am Module 14 – Audit preparation for optimal results 
11:15am - noon Module 15 – Process audit breakout
Noon – 1:00pm Lunch break
1:00pm – 1:45pm Module 16 – Reporting results & evaluating improvement activities
2:00pm – 3:15pm Module 17 – Closing & improving the audit cycle
3:30pm – 5:00pm ISO 9001:2015 Lead Internal Auditor Exam

Session 4 – Overview > Internal Auditor & Process Owner > Lead Auditor > Sector-specific Lead Auditor
9:00am - 9:30am Module 18 – Overview of special requirements & auditing methods
9:45am - 11:00am Module 19 – Sector-specific requirements (part I)
11:15am - noon Module 20 – Sector-specific requirements (part II)
Noon – 1:00pm Lunch break
1:00pm – 1:45pm Module 21 – Sector-specific tools & techniques
2:00pm – 3:15pm Module 22 – Registrar & accreditation body communications
3:30pm – 5:00pm IATF 16949:2016 Lead Internal Auditor Exam (Supplemental)