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Implement an ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) for Consulting Engineering Firms


Implement an ISO 9001:2015 QMS


Why this Program?

Successful organisations focus on doing the right things, the first time, on time, every time, and always to the client’s satisfaction. Achieving this focus, while building a lasting foundation for improving organisational performance, is best facilitated by the proper implementation of a structured management system.

ISO 9001:2015 sets out the criteria for a quality management system and can be used by any organization, large or small, regardless of its field of activity.


Who should Attend?

Executives, Senior Personnel, Personnel involved in design, implementation, auditing and maintenance of management systems.


Entry Criteria

 Background in business management and business process execution.


Program Outline

This course covers aspects of:


·     Understanding critical requirements of ISO 9001: 2015 within a business management framework.

·     Practical step-by-step implementation program, covering:

·     Strategic and business planning requirements

·     Risk-based thinking

·     Process approach and the PDCA cycle

·     Process mapping, defining processes and ownership

·     Identification of managerial controls and objectives

·     Implementation and verification activities


The course is packed with examples and exercises. A full implementation cycle is presented and full delegate participation is expected during each step.



No assessment applicable.



Presenter:  William Kennedy



HNDipl Electrical Engineering (lc) Technikon Pretoria

Certificate in Quality Control, City and Guilds of London

QMS Lead Auditor, SAATCA Q505


William Kennedy holds professional registrations in Electronic Engineering, Quality Control and Management Systems Auditing and has held senior positions in Systems Engineering, Quality Management, Information and Communication Technology as well as Business Management.


He has 16 years of experience in consulting for small to large client organisations in the public and private sectors, 8 years post training experience in electronic systems engineering and 6 years of experience in the management and administration of computer local and wide area networks.


Past experience include engagement in consulting projects for organisations in the following sectors: Automotive, Cable Sleeve Manufacturing, Consulting Engineers, Chrome, Electricity Supply, Explosives Testing, Fertilizer, Geoscience, Hospitality, Masonry Products, Medical Devices, Mining - Open and Underground gold mining, National Treasury, Nuclear, Oil and Gas Equipment Maintenance, Pharmaceutical, Printed Circuit Boards, Product Research and Development, Project Management, Road Transport, Security and Software Development.


William has 13 years of experience as a Facilitator, presenting training on various topics such as Quality Management, Environmental Management, Occupational Health and Safety Management, Business Process Mapping, Supplier Quality Assurance and General Management Principles to organisations in the public and private sector and has trained in excess of 2 500 delegates to date.


He has also facilitated various events and discussions aimed at delivering solutions to pertinent problems. These typically are in the form of brainstorming sessions, using group dynamics and collective knowledge to develop the best available solutions. These sessions covered topics such as Strategic and Business Planning, Business Risk Analysis, Specific Process Activities and Functional Design Development.


William is a registered Lead Auditor with the Southern African Auditors and Training Certification Authority (SAATCA), past elected Chair of the QMS Scheme Committee and member of the Technical Management Board.


He is an appointed Lead Auditor/Auditor (Quality Management Systems, Environmental Management Systems and Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems) for various international Certification Bodies (Registrars) as well as a variety of SMMEs.






Dates and Times:
  • Thu 27 June 2019  08:30 to 16:30
  • Fri 28 June 2019  08:30 to 16:30
Type: Course
Venue: CESA Training Centre, Paulshof, Johannesburg , Paulshof
Fee: R 4 447.00 excl. VAT
CESA Validation Num: CESA-1542-02/2022
CPD Points: 2
Coordinator: Blessings Banda