Tutorial on ISO 9001: Lead Auditor
What you'll learn
- Understand the operations of a Quality Management System (QMS) based on ISO 9001
- Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 9001 other standards and regulatory frameworks
- Understand an auditor’s role to: plan, lead and follow-up on a management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011
- Learn how to lead an audit and audit team
- Learn how to interpret the requirements of ISO 9001 in the context of an QMS audit
- Acquire the competencies of an auditor to: plan an audit, lead an audit, draft reports, and follow-up on an audit in compliance with ISO 19011
- Learn how to support an organization to effectively plan, implement, manage, monitor and maintain an QMS
- A fundamental understanding of ISO 9001 and comprehensive knowledge of implementation principles.
ISO 9001 is an internationally recognized standard that outlines the requirements for a quality management system (QMS). This standard applies to all types of organizations, regardless of their size or sector. The ISO 9001 standard is designed to help organizations consistently meet the needs and expectations of their customers and other interested parties while also enhancing their overall performance.
The ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to audit a QMS against the requirements of ISO 9001. This course will cover the fundamental principles of quality management, the requirements of the ISO 9001 standard, and the auditing techniques and practices used to assess compliance with the standard.
Throughout the course, participants will learn how to plan and conduct an audit, including how to prepare an audit checklist, gather evidence, and document findings. They will also learn how to communicate audit results, including writing effective audit reports and conducting closing meetings.
The course will also cover the roles and responsibilities of an auditor, including the ethical considerations involved in conducting an audit. Participants will learn how to manage the audit process, including how to handle nonconformities and follow-up activities.
Upon completing the course, participants will have the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct a successful audit of a QMS against the requirements of ISO 9001. This course is suitable for those who wish to become ISO 9001 Lead Auditors, as well as those who wish to improve their understanding of quality management and auditing practices.
Who this course is for:
- Managers or consultants involved and concerned with Quality Management
- Expert advisors seeking to master the implementation of an Quality Management System
- Individuals responsible for maintaining conformance with QMS requirements
- QMS team members
Obalim is a seasoned management Consultant, and the Lead Consultant of Ciel Consulting (a Consulting firm based in Lagos State, Nigeria). He holds vast experience as a Management Consultant and he is a Generalist with competencies developed in Project Management, Primavera P6, MS Project, Business Analysis, ISO and Project Planning and Control. Obalim is an Educationist and as mentioned earlier, the Founder of Ciel Consulting. Obalim is a member of the project management institute (PMI-USA). He is an alumnus of globally recognized institutions including the University of Nigeria Nsukka, International Institute for Business Analysis (IIBA) Canada and Project Management Institute (PMI) USA. He has BSc. Accounting, M.ed and MBA. He is also a certified project manager with the prestigious Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) and a Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP). Obalim is also a certified ISO consultant, with a certificate in Advanced Auditing Technique AAT by PECB Canada and ISO 9001 and ISO 21500. Obalim is a family man, an author as well as a Project Consultant.