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IATF 16949:2016 Executive Understanding Course Now Available

In October 2017, AIAG began onsite offerings of its IATF 16949:2016 Executive Understanding course. Designed for top management, this one day class consists of an interactive study of the IATF 16949 standard, and its key features that affect the oversight of an organization’s Quality Management System. 

Structured to include both lecture and team-based learning opportunities, the course begins with a review of the process approach, and concludes with a review of the Standard’s highlights and changes. The class provides an overview of the IATF 16949 standard, including detailed information for new and important topicssuch as Context of the Organization, Leadership Commitment, Risk, and Organizational Knowledge, which require executive management’s support. 

This class is available on demand, based on interest, for the remainder of 2017, and will be in the scheduled class rotation for 2018 as well. To view course details, click here.

For additional AIAG IATF 16949:2016 training options, click here.

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More than 400 automotive quality professionals attended the 2017 AIAG Quality Summit on September 19-20, 2017, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan, leaving very few seats in the general addresses and standing-room only in many of the most popular breakout sessions. This level of participation — supported by over 40 exhibitors and sponsors — made this year’s Quality Summit one of the most engaging and valuable quality events in recent years.

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By AIAG, Thursday, November 9, 2017 8:43 AM

AIAG is announcing the availability of the new IATF 16949:2016 Memory Jogger. This valuable reference guide describes QMS implementation and maintenance strategies, answers background questions, and explains the Standard’s requirements. Written in clear and conversational language, the Memory Jogger was designed to be accessible to employees at all levels within an IATF 16949 certified organization.

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IATF 16949 TRANSITION TIPS SHARED AT 2017 QUALITY SUMMIT

By Carla Kalogeridis, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 4:16 PM

At AIAG’s 2017 Quality Summit, September 19-20, 2017, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan, several automakers provided updates on the IATF 16949 certification process to an audience of over 400 automotive quality processionals and answered the industry’s most common questions.

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