ISO 9001:2015 puts more demands on top management. This increased involvement requires understanding the goals, benefits and requirements of this QMS. Get your leadership involved to gain support and avoid mistakes through this prioritized overview.

Many organizations are introduced to management systems because they feel “forced” to consider ISO certification. This approach misses the tremendous opportunity ISO 9001 certification offers to achieve effective quality improvement beyond operations, and into your core planning and strategies.

This overview shows how system development can be applied in many different ways, highlighting the best approach being first analyzing your existing processes and systems, and aligning them with your business objectives.

In our ISO 9001:2015 Executive Overview Course, you will learn:

  • ISO 9001:2015 leadership requirements per clause 5/6 and connecting it to other clauses in the standard
  • ISO 9001:2015 and the Risk Based Approach to implementing management systems
  • Quality principles per ISO 9001:2015
  • How systems work
  • Leadership requirements for developing the management system
  • Leadership requirements for running and continually improving the management system

The main changes to the standard including:

  • Aligning it to the High Level Structure
  • Changes in terminology
  • Changes in structure
  • Anyone managing Quality Management Systems for ISO 9001:2015 conformity/compliance
  • Senior Managers
  • Quality professionals not familiar with ISO 9001
  • VP/Directors of Quality
  • ISO Managers/Management Reps
  • Process owners
  • Systems professionals
  • Improvement Specialists
  • Buyers/Procurement professionals


  • Lecture: Intro to Management Systems
  • Lecture: Quality Standards
  • Lecture ISO 9001
  • Workshop: Analyzing Processes
  • Lecture: Developing Process-Based Management Systems
  • Lecture: Auditing Management Systems
  • Lecture: Lead Audit Planning and Preparation
  • Workshop: Review System Doc and Prep Audit Schedule
  • Workshop: Reviewing Processes and Preparing Checklists


  • Lecture: Intro to Management Systems
  • Lecture: Quality Standards
  • Lecture: ISO 9001_2015
  • Workshop: Analyzing Processes

Attendees successfully completing the training provided receive a Certificate  of Participation, which includes the number of training hours attended.