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  • Understanding Automotive Quality Management

    This Exemplar Global certified 2-day course is designed to provide participants with basic knowledge and understanding of IATF16949:2016 and it’s base defined in ISO 9001:2015. Course participants will gain a working understanding of key automotive quality management concepts, including risk analysis and establishing objectives and targets.


    The course structure uses presentations, individual and team-based exercises, exams and interactive discussions.


    A qualified instructor (subject matter expert and experienced Lead Auditor) will lead participants to understanding the ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016 standards and the basic knowledge of how to audit the requirements of these standards.


    Course Competency Unit:

    • QM- Quality Management


    Learning Objectives:

    • Understand IATF 16949:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 management system definitions, concepts, and requirements
    • Identify linkages between IATF 16949:2016 requirements and Customer Specific Requirements
    • Identify linkages between IATF 16949:2016 requirements and the Core Tools
    • Identify linkages to quality management principles
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the process approach
    • Demonstrate an understanding of risk-based thinking


    Course Materials:

    • Students Receive course manual/materials and workbooks.
    • Students will need to come with a copy of ISO 9001:2015 which they can purchase at the ISO Store online.
    • Students will also need to provide a copy of the IATF 16949 standard from IATF online.


    Who Should Attend:

    • Individuals interested in conducting first party, second-party, or third-party audits
    • Quality Managers
    • Personnel responsible for auditing automotive quality management systems – 1st, 2nd and 3rd party auditors.
    • Cross functional team members of an implementation project
    • New members of the implementation team
    • Representatives from key functional groups involved in the organization’s QMS.


    Required Prerequisites:

    • A prior review of the IATF 16949:2016

    • Review of ISO 9001:2015 standards

    • Knowledge of the Annex SL is recommended


    Course Deliverable:

    Courses are taught by instructors with subject matter expertise. Certificates of Successful Completion will be provided for students who are deemed "Competent" for each competency unit. Certificates of attendance are provided to those who do not pass the competency test(s). Students will be given the opportunity to retake the test(s).

    ISO 9001:2015 Understanding Quality Management with IATF 16949 Emphasis

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