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iso management coursesWhile implementing and maintaining a management system, it is critical to acquire actionable knowledge of the standard. It does not matter if you are considering IATF 16949 for the automotive industry, ISO 27001:2013 for information security, ISO 9001:2015 for quality management, or ISO 17025 for lab management, growing the knowledge about the standard requirements is the beginning. Knowing your goals, however, takes forethought.

Basics course – To understand the foundation of an ISO standard, start at the beginning. These courses becomes invaluable. You can start the process with a skilled expert to assist.  You will still need to understand the basics.

Data protection  – With the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) governing how personal information needs to be protected, you need a point person responsible to meet this regulation.

Internal auditor course – All management systems include a process to perform an audit internal to your organization.  An Internal Auditor course prepares the staff to conduct these required tasks.  A critical component of an Internal Audit is to find opportunities for improvement.  These are called Non-Conformances; learn how to write, document, and find Root Causes.

Lead implementer course – The person responsible for implementing the management system needs more than just a cursory understanding of the requirements. There are courses that focus on the project management aspects of the lead implementer. If you are planning to become a consultant for others, this course is invaluable.

BusinessmanManufacturing continues to be the dominant driver in the U.S. economy.  Many manufacturers are working to develop and maintain a quality management system (QMS) certifications. ISO certification is a very important accomplishment, but it can be a difficult process without the guidance of an experienced ISO consultant.

Here are some useful considerations when hiring an ISO consultant


As important as it is daunting, hiring the right ISO consultant comes with big challenges. Due diligence cannot be ignored; otherwise, you run the risk of ending up with costly mismatches.

Here are key considerations in your search for the right ISO consultant:

Important skills

A range of disciplines are important to build acceptable standards for management which consultants can provide support. They can perform various roles such as advisory, implementation, management, or internal auditing.
Read more: How to find the right ISO consultant

 

This is an example ISO 14001 Internal Auditor Training course.


Verify audit carried out to schedule

Verify audits are planned with criteria and scope

Verify importance and performance are input to
planning

Verify results reported to management

Verify actions taken

Verify trained and independent auditors (Work Specific)

Verify Records
   

 



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