Member price $499
This intensive 1-day class is led by a live instructor via hi-def virtual classroom using GoToMeeting (teleconference and internet). At GAQP, we believe live instruction with interaction and Q&A is the best way to learn.
The goal of this course is to help participants understand how to prepare an organization currently certified to ISO 9001:2008 for the certification audit to ISO 9001:2015. GAQP offers a separate class for organizations not currently certified who may need more assistance building a QMS from the beginning.
There is no assessment (exam) to complete the course, however participants are evaluated throughout the day to ensure engagement and understanding of the material. Those participants who successfully complete the class will receive a GAQP certificate of competency for ISO 9001:2015.
The course is divided into 5 modules:
Course Time: 9am-5pm EST with 15-minute breaks in the morning and afternoon and a 30-minute lunch break
Delivery Method: Live instructor, virtual classroom (via teleconference and web)
Pre-work: All participants are strongly encouraged to purchase a copy of the ISO 9001:2015 standard prior to class and have it available during class.
Please select your desired class date from the drop-down menu:
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Member price $399
This class is beneficial for any quality professional but is targeted to Quality Managers. It is required for those seeking certification in the GAQP Certified Quality Manager program for any of the three levels, CAQM, CQM, or CSQM.
Participants are evaluated throughout the day to ensure engagement, understanding of the material, and that their qualifications are consistent with the level of certification they are seeking.
The course is divided into 9 modules:
Materials: All materials included with the cost of the class
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Is your organization using the right tools and methods for effective strategic planning? Do you have an annual strategic analysis built into your Management Review process which includes a review of your SWOT, PEST, and 5 Forces analyses, especially as they relate to your Quality Management System?
This 1-hour session will give you a framework for ensuring that your QMS is sufficiently updated to reflect your operating and risk environment.
Course Time: 9am-10am EST
Please pay your Application and Certification fee at the time of submission of your application in order to have your application processed.
This seminar is led by a live instructor via hi-def virtual classroom using GoToMeeting (teleconference and internet). At GAQP, we believe live instruction with interaction and Q&A is the best way to learn.
The goal of this 1-hour seminar is to help participants understand basic Kanban principles and how to begin using Kanban immediately in their professional and personal lives to moderate work-in-process and improve productivity and effectiveness.
Course Time: 2pm-3pm EST
The goal of this 1-hour seminar is to help participants understand basic Lean principles and how to begin using them immediately to reduce waste in processes or production.
Course Time: 11am-12pm EST
This class is beneficial for any quality professional but targeted to those who will be performing quality audits. It is required for those seeking CIQA certification.
Participants are evaluated throughout the day to ensure engagement, understanding of the material, and that their qualifications are consistent with certification requirements.
The course is divided into 3 modules:
This course is required for all new GAQP Branch or Society Presidents and Vice-Presidents. Topics include:
Course Time: 9am-11am EST
Pre-requisites: You must be conditionally approved as a branch or society President or Vice-President before taking the class.
Materials: You will be provided with a training manual prior to class.
Pre-work: Please review the training manual prior to class and be prepared with questions and ideas.