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Connected Learning Live IATF 16949:2016 Senior Management Transition briefing

Course aim

To identify and discuss IATF 16949:2016 Top Management (TM) leadership and commitment requirements, in particular those changing or enhancing ISO/TS 16949:2009 requirements.

Course description

As a leader, your commitment and support is crucial to the success of your organization’s Automotive Quality Management System (QMS). The purpose of this briefing is to help top managers identify and manage their responsibilities with regard to the standard, in particular the new and enhanced IATF 16949:2016 requirements.

How will I benefit?

This course will help you:

  • Demonstrate your organization’s commitment to quality
  • Allocate resources for the implementation or development of your Automotive QMS
  • Participate in improvement projects and show support by leading by example

What will I learn?

You will learn about:

  • Reasons for IATF 16949:2016 update/development
  • Reminder: Top Management and ISO/TS 16949:2009
  • Overview of the main changes in IATF 16949:2016
  • Context and line-of-sight
  • Leadership and commitment

Who should attend?

Senior managers of organizations implementing or running IATF 16949:2016.


2 hours


Delegates should be familiar with their responsibilities under the current version of ISO/TS 16949. This briefing is not suitable for those who have no understanding of ISO/TS 16949. It is focused on transitioning clients from ISO/TS 16949:2009 to IATF 16949:2016