ISO 28000 Lead Auditor

Duration : 5 Days (40 Hours)

ISO 28000 Lead Auditor Course Overview

The ISO 28000 Lead Auditor certification confirms an individual’s proficiency in overseeing supply chain security in accordance with the international standard ISO 28000:2007. This certification attests to the individual’s expertise in evaluating the effectiveness of a security management system, conducting audits, and implementing necessary corrective actions. It is extensively utilized by industries involved in supply chain operations to establish a secure and robust supply chain system. Industries engage ISO 28000 Lead Auditors to ensure their security management systems align with global safety, security, and quality standards, ultimately reducing risks and optimizing operational efficiency.

Intended Audience

• Supply chain managers and supervisors
• Risk management professionals
• Quality assurance teams
• Compliance officers
• Security professionals
• Consultants involved in supply chain security
• Individuals aiming for Lead Auditor certification
• Management system auditors seeking ISO 28000 specialization

Learning Objectives of ISO 28000 Lead Auditor

The learning objectives of an ISO 28000 Lead Auditor course comprise comprehending the optimal methods for implementing and overseeing a Supply Chain Security Management System (SCSMS). Participants are expected to understand the interrelation between ISO 28000, ISO 28004, and legal compliance. They will gain proficiency in interpreting ISO 28000 requirements during audits. Moreover, the course will train participants to manage an audit program and a team of auditors within an SCSMS context. The primary goal is to enhance their capability to conduct various types of audits effectively, utilizing a range of techniques, tools, and methodologies.

 Module 1: Introduction to Supply Chain Security Management Systems (SCSMS) and ISO 28000Introduction to Supply Chain Security Management Systems (SCSMS) and ISO 28000
  • Course objectives and structure
  • Standards and regulatory frameworks
  • Certification process
  • Fundamental principles of Supply Chain Security Management Systems
  • Supply Chain Security Management Systems (SCSMS)
  • Fundamental audit concepts and principles
  • Evidence based audit approach
  • Initiating the audit
  • Stage 1 audit
  • Preparing the stage 2 audit (on-site audit)
  • Stage 2 Audit (Part 1)
  • Stage 2 Audit (Part 2)
  • Communication during the audit
  • Audit procedures
  • Creating audit test plans
  • Drafting audit findings and non-conformity reports
  • Documentation of the audit and the audit quality review
  • Closing the audit
  • Evaluating action plans by the auditor
  • Benefits of the initial audit
  • Managing an internal audit program
  • Competence and evaluation of auditors
  • Closing the training

ISO 28000 Lead Auditor Course Prerequisites

• A basic understanding of ISO 28000 standard
• Experience in supply chain security management
• Knowledge of audit principles and practices
• Having a Lead Auditor Certificate in another standard is advantageous
• Management skills are helpful.

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