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ISO 9001:2015 Transition & Overview

  • Teacher: Brandon Kerkstra
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Price: $ 149
Certificate:

Finish all lessons and pass quizzes with an average of 60%

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Description

This 1.5 hour course provides an excellent overview of the ISO 9001:2015 standard.  It compares the 2008 release to the 2015 release and provides useful information on transitioning from your current QMS to the 2015 version of the standard. 

It will help you prepare for transitioning to ISO 9001:2015.

Intended Audience:

You are a stakeholder in you Quality Management System.  This course is intended for:
  • Companies that have a current ISO 9001 QMS (2008 compliant)
  • New to ISO 9001: Companies looking into a first time certification for ISO 9001:2015 QMS
  • Executive Staff involved in your QMS
  • Quality Managers
  • Internal Auditors
  • QMS Project Manager
Overview:

This course covers all clauses of the new ISO 9001:2015 standard.  The instructor compares the new 2015 to the old 2008 standard.
  • Overview of the New Standard
  • PDCA Cycle
  • The Context of the Organization
  • Organization Knowledge
  • Leadership & Commitment
  • Risk & Opportunities (Risk Based Thinking)
  • Quality Objectives & Planning
  • Monitoring & Measurement
  • Operational Planning & Control
  • Design & Development
  • Non-Conformance
  • Internal Audit
  • Management Review
  • Continual Improvement
  • Documented Information
A short quiz is given at the conclusion of the review of the standard and the auditing portion of the course.  Upon completing the course and taking the quiz, you will receive a certificate of completion.

Price

Plan Name Price
1 Year: $ 229
6 Months: $ 149

Teacher

Brandon Kerkstra

Brandon Kerkstra has worked with hundreds of companies in a wide range of industries during the past 14 years as president of MSG. In addition to building the successful business, Brandon has facilitated the implementation of ISO 17025, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 13485, APQP, CMMI, & SPICE (ISO 15504).  Brandon has also trained on Project Management, Time Management and Lean Concepts, and more recently implemented and trained on AS 9100 and AS 9115 as well as DO178B requirements.

Before launching MSG, Brandon Kerkstra was responsible for business development at the North American division of the British Standards Institution Inc., the world's largest registrar of quality management systems, and for technical business development at Entela, Inc., the world’s leading automotive and manufacturing registrar.  Kerkstra also held positions as a lead trainer for both organizations.

With extensive experience in product testing, inspection, and quality, Kerkstra is familiar with a wide range of ISO 9000, ISO/TS 16949 and ISO 14000 management systems assessments for the military, nuclear, aerospace, and automotive industries.

Kerkstra has appeared as a keynote and motivational speaker at professional and international conferences and on national television about the benefits and technical aspects of management system registration to international standards. As a paid speaker, he has addressed Siemens VDO and the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards on the subject of international standards in registration.

Brandon holds a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Michigan Technological University as well as numerous technical certifications.
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We review your requirements, then give you a menu of options to meet your budget and schedule.  MSG helps you determine:
  • Goals and objectives
  • Which certifications or standards are applicable
  • What individuals should be involved to tailor your training
  • A time schedule
  • Resources necessary to ensure a successful program launch