IATF 16949:2016 Introduction and Transition Strategy

Brief Description

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 management representatives and key employees 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 voabulary
  2. IATF 16949:2016 Quality Management System Standard
    • 4. Context of the organization
    • 5. Leadership
    • 6. Planning
    • 7. Support
    • 8. Operation
    • 9. Performance Evuluation
    • 10. Improvement
  3. Transition Strategy
    • Gap analysis
    • Planning
    • Training
    • Auditor upgrade

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.

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



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