IATF 16949:2016 Introduction & Transition Strategy

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IATF 16949:2016 is particularly significant as a result of fundamental changes to both the structure and its contents. Complying with the revised requirements will present new challenges for quality and audit professionals alike. This introductory session will guide the participants through the changes between ISO/TS 16949:2009 and IATF 16949:2016, including the adoption of Annex SL, the framework for a generic management system. In addition, we will provide strategies to transition your quality management system to conform to the new standard.

Outline of Topics Covered

1. Introduction

  • Principle Changes
  • Changes you do not need to make
  • New vocabulary

2. IATF 16949:2016 Quality Management System Standard

  • Context of the organization
  • Leadership
  • Planning
  • Support
  • Operation
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Improvement

3. Transition Strategy

  • Gap analysis
  • Planning
  • Training
  • Auditor upgrade

Benefits of attending

Personnel responsible for transitioning their current quality management system will learn valuable information on the most important changes to the standard. In addition, they will benefit from interpretations and strategies from professionals who work with the standard every day.

Who should attend?

Management personnel and individuals who are interested in learning about the significant changes contained in the IATF 16949:2016 standard and how it will impact their organization.

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Important Payment Information

Payment will be billed 10 days prior to the beginning of the seminar and are non-refundable in the event that the participant cancels within that 10 day time period.


Did you know this seminar can be delivered at your workplace?

Take advantage of an onsite and train up to 20 people at one time. We will customize the workshop, involving your own real-life examples for effective problem-solving techniques.


Your Next Steps

Now that you have completed this seminar, what’s the next logical step in your training program? Check out our Project Management training course!