The Arkansas Economic Development Commission Manufacturing Solutions will host the ISO 9001:2015 Management Overview Workshop on June 29, 2016, in the Hempstead Hall, Washington Suite on the University of Arkansas at Hope campus from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Participants must register for the workshop by June 28, 2016. The price of the workshop is $375.

Arkansas Economic Development Commission Manufacturing Solutions (AEDCMS) is a unique Arkansas provider of business consulting services. Being part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP) system gives access to over 1200 expert advisors to address any business issue.

This one-day workshop will provide knowledge and an interpretation of the requirements of the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Standard. The workshop will benefit anyone working in an ISO 9000 environment and will be especially useful for individuals who may be required to develop, maintain, or audit an ISO 9001 Quality Management System. The New ISO 9001:2015 will be provided to each person who registers.

Topics in the workshop will cover the new structure of the standard, the reason for the change, which requirements changed, new requirements, additions to existing requirements, deletions of existing requirements, implementation preparation, challenges, easy changes, and outline implementation planning.

If you are a Manager of a Quality Management System, plant manager, director, have responsibility for your Audit Program or you are seeking more knowledge to improve your effectiveness as an internal auditor then this interactive briefing session is a must for you.

For more information or to register, call Shaun Clark at 870-722-8126 or register online at

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