Risk Management is essential to the functioning of every organization. Management systems must be configured to manage risks throughout the business cycle.

ISO 9001 and standards built upon its foundation, incorporate risk-based thinking to drive a proactive culture of prevention within the organization. Risk-based standards such as ISO 14001 also encourage this concept of risk-based thinking throughout the standard.

This 1-day risk management training is designed to assist candidates understand and apply risk-based thinking throughout their management system to meet the requirements and intent of the standards.

The updated High Level Structure (HLS) in ISO 9001 and many of the other ISO standards reflects a shift in how organizations understand and manage risk. Translate the requirements of risk-based thinking and risk management to your management system. Although ISO 9001 does not advocate a formal risk management system, this course provides candidates with the framework for addressing risks within the context of the management system.

This in-depth workshop will help you understand how to use your organization’s management system to manage risks proactively.

Some of the topics covered include:

  • Basic principles of Quality Management
  • Implementing risk-based thinking within management systems
  • Discovering the context of the organization
  • Identifying and evaluating risks
  • Risk management Techniques
  • Conducting a SWOT analysis
  • Identify relevant internal and external issues
  • ISO 31000 Risk Management Standard
  • Risk-based thinking adding value to the organization
  • Employees in charge of developing a risk management program for their organization.
  • Management/top management
  • Management representatives
  • Individuals responsible for identifying and managing risk and opportunity
  • Quality personnel/quality management
  • Auditors
  • Production personnel


  • Lecture: Intro to Management Systems
  • Lecture: Understanding and Applying Risk Based Thinking
  • Workshop: Conducting a SWOT Analysis
  • Workshop: Interpreting 9001 Clause 4.1
  • Lecture: Risk Management ISO 31000
  • Workshop: Appreciating Risk in the Context of the Organization

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