Forward Motion Associates, LLC


ISO Internal Auditor Training

and ISO 9001:2015 revision update
April 10 and 11, 2018 -- 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Using the ISO 9001:2015 platform, this in-depth Internal Auditor training workshop will equip attendees with knowledge and skills applicable to any type of Quality Audit. 


  • Identify Requirements of ISO 9001:2015 to Findings
  • Audit System Overview
  • Auditor Principles and Behavior
  • Audit Plan and Schedule
  • Auditing-Process Approach
  • Performing the Audit
  • Identify Findings
  • Writing Non-Conformance
  • Follow-up and Closure
  • What to expect from a Registrar
  • Case Studies and Practical Exercise
  • Review and Questions 


Who will benefit?

Those who are interested in or new to ISO QMS internal auditing, such as Internal Auditors, Personnel who will oversee and maintain the Internal Quality System for ISO 9001 registration, Management, Quality Managers, Production Managers, Production Supervisors, Operators and Technicians or someone who has had previous auditor training but has not audited in some time and may need to brush up on their skills. This is an interactive hands-on course with small group breakout sessions and role playing. A detailed training manual is included. 
This workshop has been very well received --  references are available.

Course Instructor:
Barbara Hodges is a Lead Assessor, ASQ CQA (Certified Quality Auditor), CQIA, Philip Crosby QES Instructor and OSHA Outreach Trainer.  Barbara recently retired from a career in manufacturing with over 25 years of hands on shop floor experience, with responsibility for the implementation of 7 successful ISO 9001 registrations, including QS 9000.  These firms included third-party logistics for companies such as IBM and Lexmark, assembly, textiles, warehouse operations, manufacturing including plastic injection molding and wire harnesses for the marine and garden tractor industries.   Barbara has worked as a consultant and hands on trainer and possesses extensive knowledge of how to implement ISO 9001 programs, including how to develop and maintain an internal quality program, conducting auditor training and working with Registrars.  Barbara's experience also includes the development and auditing of Suppliers and liaison for Customer audits.


Barbara brings vast personal experience and wisdom gained from working directly with all levels from floor to top leadership. ​

Course Fee:

$650 by check or electronic funds transfer in advance, $670 by credit card / PayPal  


Important Note:
Attendees must provide their own copy of ISO 9001:2015, available at https://asq.org/quality-press/display-item?item=T1040E 

Location: 

ZINK Holdings, LLC,   6900 Konica Drive Whitsett, NC  27377 (Visible on I-40/I-85 between Greensboro and Burlington, the former Konica Plant) ...and yes, there will be internet access!

Food:

Morning snacks / coffee, Panera Bread box lunch of your choice, drinks and afternoon snacks will be provided. 

Registration and questions:
Terry Krauss, MBA 919.971.3201
Terry@ForwardMotionAssociates.com 

www.ForwardMotionAssociates.com