IATF 16949:2016 & ISO 9001:2015 Transition and Implementation Workshop

Course Description:
This course is designed to provide a detailed review of the requirements for a quality management system based on IATF 16949:2016/ISO 9001:2015, while emphasizing the key differences between the new standard and TS 16949:2009. Participants will gain an understanding of the requirements of IATF 16949:2016 and learn how to make the successful transition to IATF 16949:2016/ISO 9001:2015.

The course includes a detailed review of the new technical specification document IATF 16949:2016/ISO 9001:2015.  This is a clause-by-clause review so that students understand the complete set of requirements that impacts not only their audits but the QMS back at the facility.

Who Should Attend:
This course is designed for individuals and managers interested in learning how to transition from ISO/TS 16949:2009 to IATF 16949:2016/ISO 9001:2015.

Learning Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will:

  • Understand the operation of a quality management system based on IATF 16949:2016/ISO 9001:2015 and its principal processes
  • Understand the correlation between ISO/TS 16949:2009 and IATF 16949:2016/ISO 9001:2015
  • Understand the requirements of the IATF 16949:2016/ISO 9001:2015 Standards
  • Understand linkages between context, interested party expectations, and planning including risk based thinking
  • Risk based thinking approaches for IATF 16949 and ISO 9001:2015
  • Risk based thinking approaches for IATF 16949 and ISO 9001:2015

Course Outline:

  • Course objectives, structure, and an introduction to IATF 16949:2016/ISO 9001:2015 history and benefits
  • ISO/TS 16949:2009 versus IATF 16949:2016/ISO 9001:2015
  • Detailed review of the key changes to the IATF 16949 standard:
    • Incorporation of some of the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) customer specific requirements (CSRs) to reduce the complexity and number of CSRs for suppliers to implement, and for certification bodies (CB) to audit
    • Inclusion of requirements for safety related parts and processes
    • Enhancement of product traceability requirements
    • Inclusion of requirements for products with embedded software
    • Inclusion of a warranty management process addressing no trouble found (NTF) and the use of automotive industry guidance
    • Clarification of sub-tier supplier management and development requirements
    • Addition of corporate responsibility requirements
    • Adoption of Annex SL High Level Structure, the same structure used when developing ISO 9001:2015
  • Annex SL and how this new structure impacts ISO 9001
  • A detailed review of IATF 16949:2016/ISO 9001:2015 sections, with explanations of their impact(s)
  • How to Implement and Transition to IATF 16949:2016/ISO 9001:2015
  • Understand linkages between context, interested party expectations, and planning including risk based thinking
  • Risk based thinking approaches for IATF 16949 and ISO 9001:2015
  • Understanding and application of:
    • QMS / IATF 16949 and ISO 9001 Useful Terms
    • ISO Supporting Standards
    • Process Approach
    • QMS Systems Map (Plan – Do – Check (Study) – Act)
    • Seven Quality Management Principles
    • Organization and it’s Context
    • Needs and Expectations of Interested Parties
  • Awareness of:
    • Need for a Quality Management System
    • Management System Standards (MSS) / High Level Structure (HLS) / Annex SL and Integrated Management Systems
    • Risk Management (based on ISO 31000)
    • IATF 16949 and ISO 9001 old versus new requirements

Course Format:
2.5 days (20 hours)
Combination lecture and classroom exercises
A test will be administered, resulting in a certification
Available at QSG’s training facilities and on-site at your organization
Location: Littleton, MA


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