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ISO/TS 16949:2009 Role of Top Management with the Semiconductor Supplement

Seminar Content

Top management has primary responsibility for the development and implementation of a comprehensive management system meeting the requirements of the automotive industry and ISO/TS 16949 and for using the system to drive continual improvement in quality, cost, delivery and customer satisfaction—throughout the organization. This half-day seminar discusses the general requirements of ISO/TS 16949:2009, focusing on the role and responsibilities of top management in both the implementation and management processes of the system.

Who Should Attend

Those in executive management supporting the ISO/TS 16949:2009 efforts of the implementation team will benefit most from attending this seminar.

Recommended Training and/or Experience


Seminar Materials

Each participant will receive a seminar manual.

Seminar Goals

  • Understand the requirements of top management in ISO/TS 16949:2009
  • Understand the purpose and goals of ISO/TS 16949:2009 and how it will help top management achieve their business goals
  • Understand the implementation structure of ISO/TS 16949:2009
  • Learn the sections that impact upper management the most
  • Learn what kind of support upper management must provide to the ISO/TS 16949:2009 implementation team.
  • Understand the registration process
  • Be able to estimate the resources and cost associated with ISO/TS 16949:2009 compliance

Note: Typically, this presentation is customized for the participants. When appropriate, a specific ISO/TS 16949:2009 implementation plan is added and explained in this presentation

Seminar Outline

  • Background of ISO/TS 16949:2009
  • What is ISO/TS 16949:2009?
  • Key Themes in ISO/TS 16949:2009
    • Management System Principles
    • Customer Satisfaction
    • Automotive Process Approach
    • Managing Continual Improvement
  • Primary ISO/TS 16949:2009 Systems Impacting Top Management Explained
    • Determining and Deploying Policies and Objectives
    • Identifying Key Performance Measures
    • Monitoring, Measuring and Analyzing Process and System Performance
    • Operational Management Review
  • Implementing ISO/TS 16949:2009
    • Planning
    • Resource Requirements
  • ISO/TS 16949:2009 Implementation Plan
  • Registration Steps
    • Code of Practice
    • Auditor Selection Strategies


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