Standards, Trends, and Best Practices

Virtual Collaboration: Auditing

This training course provides auditors and consultants with practical skills and knowledge that enables them to audit remotely, safeguard digital information they receive from the client, and apply risk management practices to the auditing of management systems.

Who Should Attend:  Consultants, and auditors

Fundamentals of Business Sustainability

When evaluating companies as prospective investment choices, many investors ask questions such as: “Will the company be around in ten years?” and “Does it have sustainable competitive advantages?” Those same questions are often asked by customers, partners, and financial institutions. Business sustainability is based on the capabilities of an organization to continually achieve its objectives over the long term. 
This training course presents the fundamental concepts of business sustainability and relates these critical ideas to key sustainability trends.
Through references to specific provisions of ISO 9004:2009 standard, students will learn practical approaches to creating a sustainable organization.

Social Responsibility and ISO 26000:2010
he purpose of this course is to explain the application of the ISO 26000:2009 Standard with practical examples and to address the questions that organizations may have as a result of the increasing popularity of the concepts of social responsibility and sustainability. Social Responsibility
This class is focused on the benefits, methods, and techniques required to successfully implement social responsibility practices within the framework of the ISO 9001 quality management system.
The Social Responsibility and ISO 26000:2010 course consists of a series of lessons, case studies, interactive exercises, and quizzes.

Sustainable Development through Quality Management
Sustainable development through quality management ISO 9001 is the most successful standard in history with more than 1 million registrations issued worldwide. The training explains the reasons why it is so successful, and provides key principles and elements of a successful management system. It also explains a new quality management approach that is focused on management for sustainability and helps organizations to develop their performance in the long term.

  •  Subscription period 60 days
  •  3 one hour learning modules
  •  3 multiple choice quizzes
  •  Certificate

Risk Management Standards
This training course provides practical advice on the steps the organization needs to take to align its management system with the following three new standards issued by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO): 
-  ISO 31000:2009 Risk management: Principles and guidelines
-  ISO Guide 73:2009 Risk management: Vocabulary
-  ISO/IEC 31010:2009 Risk management: Risk assessment techniques

Innovation Gap Analysis

The main purpose of this training course is to guide consultants, auditors, process and business leaders through best practices in managing innovation as a process. The material of this training course is structured around four major elements of innovation process: inputs, outputs, controls, and activities. Each of these elements is explained using case studies, tests and practical examples. The course material helps participants choose innovation best practices applicable to the businesses which with they are concerned, and apply these practices to enhance consistency, reliability, and effectiveness of innovation activities. Integration of these practices into an overall management system is explained as well. This course also explores interrelations between innovation, invention and improvement.