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Training Events Calendar

QSG offers quality training courses in the following areas:

Quality Management

AS13100 Problem Solving Requirements for Aerospace Suppliers
AS13100 Requirements Overview Workshop
AS 13100:2021 Quality Management System Requirements for Aero Engine Design and Production Organizations
AS9145 / APQP-PPAP Workshop
AS9100D Requirements Workshop
AS9100D Exemplar Global Certified Lead Auditor Class
AS9100D Implementation Fundamentals

AS9100D Internal Auditing
AS9120 Requirements for Aviation, Space, and Defense Distributors
Certified Manager Of Quality (CMQ)/Organizational Excellence (OE) Exam Preparation
Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) Exam Preparation
Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) Exam Preparation
Certified Quality Inspector (CQI) Exam Preparation
Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA) Exam Preparation
Certified Supplier Quality Professional (CSQP) Exam Preparation
IATF 16949:2016 Requirements Workshop
IATF 16949:2016 Implementation Workshop
IATF 16949:2016 Internal Auditing with Core Tools
IEC 62366-1:2015+AMD1:2020 – Applications to Usability Engineering
Internal Quality Auditing Foundations
ISO 9001:2015/IATF 16949:2016 Exemplar Global Lead Auditor
ISO 9001:2015 Requirements Workshop
ISO 9001:2015 Leadership Workshop
ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor, Exemplar Global Certified
ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditing
ISO 9001:2015 Implementation Workshop
ISO 9001: 2015 Risk and Opportunity Based Thinking
ISO 13485:2016 Requirements Workshop
ISO 13485:2016 Internal Auditing
ISO 13485:2016 Lead Auditor, Exemplar Global Certified 
ISO 26262:2018 Automotive Functional Safety Certification
ISO 45001 Internal Auditing 
ISO 45001:2018 Lead Auditor, Exemplar Global Certified
ISO 45001 Overview
ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Implementation Workshop
ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Requirements Workshop
ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Internal Auditing
Introduction to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
Lead Auditor Training Based on ISO 13485:2016 and International MDSAP Audit Model, Exemplar Global Certified
Managing Organizational Risk Using the Supplier Audit Program
Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
Supplier Auditing ISO 13485:2016 with MDSAP
VDA 6.3 Process Auditor

Process Improvement Tools / Technical Skills

Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)
Advanced Strategic Supply Chain Workshop (SCOR-P)
Basic Problem Solving Workshop
Blueprint Reading
Blueprint Reading with GD&T (3-day)
Corrective Action/Root Cause Analysis Workshop – Employing the 8D Problem Solving Methodology
Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Foundations Workshop
Design of Experiments (DOE) Advanced
Design of Experiments (DOE) Basic
Design of Experiments (DOE) for Non-Standard Situations
Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFM&A) 
Design Review Essentials Workshop
Engineering Drawings Primer
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) Workshop
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) Based on AIAG-VDA Harmonized Edition
GD&T Part 1 (Basic)
GD&T Part 2 (Advanced)
GD&T Part 3 (Applications)
GD&T Update Per ASME Y14.5-2018
Kaizen Events
Mixture Experiments for Formulations
Principles of Inventory Management (PIM)
Principles of Operations Management
Product/Process Capability Analysis
Project Management
Software Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
Solidworks – Introduction
Solidworks – Advanced
Statistical Methods for Setting Specifications
Statistical Process Control (SPC)
Statistical Process Control (SPC) – Advanced
Statistical Strategies for Managers
Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Lean Thinking


Acceptance Sampling
Basic Quality Tools for Process Improvement
Creating Manufacturing Cells Workshop
Data Mining – Basic
Data Mining – Intermediate
Data Mining – Advanced
Forecasting and Time Series Analysis
Implementing a KanBan Pull System
Lean Fundamentals
Lean Simulation
Lean Manufacturing Basics
Six Sigma Black Belt
Six Sigma Green Belt
Six Sigma Yellow Belt (DMAIC Overview)
Measurement System Analysis (MSA) for Accuracy, Tool Matching, and Stability
Measurement System Analysis (MSA) for Gauge R&R
Process Mapping
Single-Minute Exchange of Die (SMED)
Standard Work Documentation
Training Within Industry (TWI) Job Instruction (JI)
Value Stream Mapping (VSM)

Quality / Regulatory Management Systems 

Design Controls Requirements And Implementation

EU Regulation 2017/745 – Technical Documentation of Medical Devices & Impact on the EUDAMED database
FDA Regulatory Approval
FDA Mock Audits (QSIT Audit) Workshop
GMP Compliance, Regulatory Affairs & Validation
Implementing the EU’s New Medical Device Regulation (MDR 2017/745)
ISO 13485:2016 Requirements Workshop

ISO 13485:2016 Internal Auditing
ISO 13485:2016 Lead Auditor, Exemplar Global Certified
ISO 14971:2019 Risk Management Requirements Workshop
Process and Software Validation
Process Validation: Principles and Protocols
Process Validation for the Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Industries
Purchasing Controls Introduction
Software Development for Medical Device Manufacturers

Professional Development Skills

5 Functions of Great Teams
Change Management
Conflict Management
Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
Customer Service Excellence
Effective Communication
Effective Meetings
Emotional Management & Wellness
Empathic Leadership
Feedback and Conflict Management
Fundamentals of Technical Writing for the Life Sciences Industry
HR: New Employee Hiring, Orientation, Performance Review
Leadership Effectiveness Training (L.E.T.) for Process Improvement
LeadRight Leadership Development
LionsLead Leadership Development
Management Skills
Microsoft Excel Introduction
Microsoft Excel Intermediate
Microsoft Excel Advanced
Microsoft PowerPoint Intermediate
Negotiation Skills
Personal Productivity
Presentation Skills
Presentation Skills II: Organizational Storytelling
Sales Excellence
Social Styles & How To Work With Others
Supervisory Skills
Team Building
TeamRight Leadership Development
Train-the-Trainer: Achieving High Levels of Performance
Workplace Harassment Prevention Training

Food Safety / Certification

Food Safety Preventive Controls – FDA
Food Safety Preventive Control and HACCP – FDA
Food Safety Systems Internal Auditing
Good Manufacturing Practices for Food (GMP)
HACCP Fundamentals and Implementation
Implementing Safe Quality Food (SQF) 9.0 Systems

Environmental Management Systems

ISO 14001:2015 Requirements Workshop
ISO 14001:2015 Gap Assessment
ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditing

All of the above quality training courses are available at QSG’s training facilities or on-site at your organization.

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