September, 2015 Newsletter Articles

Exemplar Global Auditor Transition

Sep 1, 2015 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Exemplar Global Auditor Transition

All Exemplar Global (EG) certified auditors for the ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 standards must update their certifications through an online transition exam for the new 2015 editions of the standards. All grades of auditors for Quality Management Systems (QMS) and Environmental Management Systems (EMS) under both the Qualification scheme and the Competency scheme must update their certifications. Transition Assessment Certified auditors must demonstrate their transition adequacy by completing a transition assessment. This transition...

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ISO 9001:2015, 10, Improvement

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ISO/FDIS 9001:2015, clause 10, Improvement, has three sub-clauses: 10.1 General 10.2 Nonconformity and Corrective Action 10.3 Continual Improvement This article provides a summary of the Improvement requirements and identifies the changes from ISO 9001:2008. 10.1 General The organization must determine and select opportunities for improvement and implement any necessary actions to meet customer requirements and enhance customer satisfaction. These actions must include: a) improving products and services to meet requirements, as well as,...

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Webinar on Audit Interviews

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How to Improve the Effectiveness of Audit Interviews Thursday, September 17, 2015 11:30 AM PDT | 2:30PM EDT This 1.5 hour webinar by Larry Whittington will explain how to improve your audit interviewing skills. Webinar Description Audit interviews are one of four ways to gather information during an audit, the others being to review documents, observe operations, and examine records. Efficient and effective interviews lead to a successful audit. During interviews, we gather information about processes that may not be described in a documented...

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Audit Conference in Reno

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Larry Whittington will be a speaker at the 24th Annual ASQ Audit Conference on October 29-30, 2015. The conference will be held at the Peppermill Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada. Click here to view the program. Click here to register for the conference. Click here to book a room at the hotel. Larry Whittington will speak at two sessions during the audit conference: Session A2: 10:45 AM on Thursday, October 29, 2015 ISO 9001:2015 – How Will It Change Your Audits? Session E3: 1:45 PM on Friday, October 30, 2015 ISO 9001:2015 – Plan...

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ISO 14001:2015 Transition Class

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Enrollment is open for our new 1.5 day “ISO 14001:2015 Requirements and Transition Guidance” course. The student fee is $725 and includes lunch on the first day. Larry Whittington will be the instructor for the class listed below: November 10-11, 2015 in Atlanta, GA SpringHill Suites – Atlanta Airport Gateway 2091 Convention Center Concourse College Park, GA 30337 770-907-8880770-907-8880 Reservation link for $149 rate Free breakfast and Internet Free ATL SkyTrain Parking fee waived for students To see the course description,...

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ISO 9001:2015 Transition Class

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Enrollment is open for our new two day “ISO 9001:2015 Requirements and Transition Guidance” course. The student fee is $795 and includes lunch both days. Larry Whittington will be the instructor for the classes listed below: September 15-16, 2015 in Orlando, FL SpringHill Suites – Orlando Airport 5828 Hazeltine National Drive Orlando, FL 32822 407-816-5533407-816-5533 Reservation link for $109 rate Free breakfast and Internet Free airport shuttle No parking fee November 12-13, 2015 in Atlanta, GA SpringHill Suites –...

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