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Conducting an Effective Management Review

Purpose:

This 2 hour webinar will introduce the management review process, an important tool used by laboratories to foster communication between top management and laboratory personnel and to improve laboratory operations to produce quality calibrations and highly satisfied customers.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of (or during) this session, using your notes and ISO/IEC 17025 or NIST HB 143, you will:

  • IDENTIFY management review requirements within your laboratory quality manual, policies and procedures. 
  • LIST the personnel that should attend a management review. 
  • APPLY the management review criteria and process to laboratory scenarios. 
  • DISCUSS the benefits and impact of management reviews on the laboratory management system and operations. 
  • LIST the 11 typical elements that are discussed during a management review. 
  • IDENTIFY the applicable ISO/IEC 17025 (NIST HB 143/HB 150) criteria.

Technology Requirement(s):

You will need the following to participate in the webinar:

  • Computer or laptop
  • Internet browser, a broadband connection is recommended
  • Telephone. Optional: a telephone headset

Materials & Supplies: 

Not applicable.

Prerequisite(s): 

There are no prerequisites for this webinar.

Minimum Requirement(s):

Completion includes completing pre-work assignment, full attendance and participation in the session activities and discussion, and completing an on-line evaluation after the course. This webinar is especially helpful for laboratory staff and for the managers/administrators involved in the regular management review sessions.

Audience:

State laboratory staff who have responsibilities for developing, implementing, and/or improving the quality management system in their laboratory as well as those who are seeking OWM recognition and/or accreditation or improvements to support recognition/accreditation. This course is available for non weights and measures participants. This webinar is especially helpful for laboratory staff and for the managers/administrators involved in the regular management review sessions.

Cost: 

The current fee for webinars is $199 and confirmed participants will be provided a web link to make a payment. Registration fees for State weights and measures regulatory officials and metrologists are funded by NIST OWM.

Instructor(s):

Elizabeth Gentry
Office of Weights and Measures,
(301) 975 - 3690
Email: elizabeth.gentry@nist.gov

Related Project(s):

NIST OWM has a number of other training opportunities scheduled. For more information:

Details:

Start Date: Thursday, January 30, 2014
End Date: Thursday, January 30, 2014
Location: Adobe Connect
Audience: Industry, Government
Format: Webinar

Sponsor(s):

NIST / Office of Weights and Measures

Class No.
5255

Time: 2:00p.m - 4:00p.m ET

Registration Deadline: Thursday, January 09, 2014

Registration:

Register for participation using the Office of Weights and Measures Contact Management System. Database users must first establish an account by going to the link listed above. You must register in the OWM Contact Management System to participate in the webinar. Follow the instructions to create an account unless you are already a registered user. Your request will be processed within one business day and then you will be sent a password so that you may begin to use the system. Registered webinar participants will receive an e-mail confirmation and will be provided a web link to make a payment. If you have any questions, please contact Isabel Chavez at (301) 975‑2128.

Registration Contact:

Yvonne Branden,
Office of Weights and Measures,
(301) 975 - 3272
Email: yvonne.branden@nist.gov

Isabel Chavez,
Contact Management System Administrator,
(301) 975 - 2128
Email: isabel.chavez@nist.gov

Security Instructions:

Not applicable.

Visitor Information 

Not applicable.

Transportation

Not applicable.

Technical Contact:

Elizabeth Gentry
Office of Weights and Measures,
(301) 975 - 3690
Email: elizabeth.gentry@nist.gov