Friday, March 4, 2016

Implementing A New ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System

                 Implementing A New         

                       ISO 9001:2015

    Quality Management System

Course Title

Everything you need for building and

Implementing your QMS to comply with

ISO 9001:2015


The ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Requirements were issued in September 2015. This is the Fifth edition of the standard that has been the most popular of all ISO standards, starting with the First edition in 1987. The wonderful part of this standard is that it is perhaps the most business friendly version, and will be attractive to organizations who are looking to build a management system to help compete and succeed in the new world of business risks. 

Although it is for just one day, we will cover everything you need, and will give you tools that will help you start as soon as you leave the class.

Module 1: What is in the ISO 9001:2015 Standard
  • Background and logic behind the Quality System standards
  • Highlights and descriptions of the major groups of requirements
  • QIA's LAB method of interpreting the standard
  • Explanation of the New Standard from a transition point of view
  • Strategy for planning a new formal management system

Module 2: Detailed explanation of the Standard
  • What is in each of the clauses
  • What can it mean to you
  • Are you already meeting the requirements?
  • If not, how can you do so?
  • Documentation needed

Module 3: Assured Implementation
  • How to document a formal management system so it is in compliance
  • Building an implementation project plan
  • What to expect in an audit
  • Training employees on ISO 9001:2015

Module 4: Workshop and Quizzes
  • Check your level of understanding of the ISO 9001:2015 Requirements
  • In-class exercise on building your new system
  • Review some tools for implementing ISO 9001:2015

Friday, March 18th, 2016

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.



Double-Tree by Hilton Hotel Houston Hobby Airport 8181 Airport Blvd, Houston, TX 77061 

Student Testimonials

"I would definitely recommend the course to anyone who needs to quickly learn how to understand, transition, and implement to the new standard."
Jennifer Ishee, Sulzer Pumps

"Quality Institute of America (QIA) has given my company the tools and strategies I will need to move forward with transitioning to the new ISO 2015 standard - with confidence!"
Patricia Shepherd, Pemex

"It's the instructors that make the difference--- with their decades of experience in running manufacturing, quality and then consulting, and auditing."
J. R. Kuzniar, Eagle Burgmann


Wali Alam (Lead)
Wali is a degreed engineer with 22 years of leadership experience in manufacturing that included leadership roles in manufacturing engineering, manufacturing, supply-chain, and quality systems. He has spent an additional 23 years working continuously as a certification auditor, consultant, and trainer in North America, UK and Asia. He was one of the first Registered Lead auditors in the USA. Wali is well regarded in the Quality profession and enjoyed major leadership roles in the American Society for Quality. He has spoken several times at Quality conferences, and is a featured speaker at the International Conference on Standards, Indianapolis, Nov 9-10.

Michael Prior
Michael is a Certified Quality Auditor and has a Bachelor of Science from Texas State University. Michael has over 25 years of corporate experience in Fortune 100 companies. He has published several articles related to ISO 9001-2008 and 9001-2015. He is a practicing auditor and professional speaker, and has instructed QMS courses both in industrial and college settings.