Why is ISO 9001 important to organizations?


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ISO 9001 is defined as the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS). Organizations use the standard to demonstrate their ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements. In light of the current global situation regarding COVID-19, establishing disaster recovery and other quality objectives procedures can help identify problems with business processes that might arise if they have to be completed during a pandemic or other disaster.  


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  • Houston, Texas
  • United States 77068

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  • Starts 07 September 2020 10:00 PM
  • Ends 28 September 2020 12:01 PM
  • All times are US/Central
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Bud Weightman
Bud Weightman of Qualified Specialists, LLC


Bud Weightman, is an International management consultant, author and lecturer, Bud has been involved with management and technical systems for over 40 years. As President of Qualified Specialists, Int’l, Bud has had the opportunity to share his extensive experience in the design, development, implementation, assessment, certification, and maintenance of business management systems. He has also developed custom training programs to fit the specific needs of his customers, including industry institutions such as the American Petroleum Institute and education institutions such as the University of Houston. His approach has been to provide customized business solutions with minimized implementation costs through disciplined customer facilitation and the transfer of information and technology.

Emerging Industry Requirements

Bud is involved with the industry committees responsible for emerging requirements, including:

♦  Revision of API Spec. Q1 from the 8th Edition to the 9th Edition
♦  Creation of API Spec. Q2
♦  The API Task Group for Welding: harmonization of API Product specification requirements
♦  Lead auditor for the accreditation of SEMS Audit Providers through the Center for Offshore Safety


Address:14614 Falling Creek Drive, Suite 260, Houston, Texas, United States, 77068


Learning Objectives

1. Participants will learn the importance of an ISO 9001 in a quality management system (QMS).

2. Attendees will learn about potential career development opportunities in managing risk to key business continuity assets and regulatory risk compliance.

3. Participants will learn about key skills and experience needed to be affective at managing assets and resources.

Sponsored by: IEEE-USA

This is a Co-Hosted event in partnership with NSBE PI SIG.