Purchasing Controls and Supply Chain Management Course

June 19 - 21, 2019

Arlington, VA

This 2½ day course provides extensive information on effective implementation of supplier selection and controls. This detailed course covers the key aspects of supplier controls, from planning for supplier assessment/selection, to defining acceptance activities, to monitoring supplier performance. Each topic is presented from a practical perspective, with links to the requirements of the Quality System regulation, the ISO 13485 standard, risk management considerations, and pertinent Global Harmonization Task Force guidance. The course also covers life-cycle management approaches for a medical device manufacturing organization's supply chain. The course includes substantial "hands-on" exercises to allow attendees to apply concepts and interact with colleagues, and provides specific industry examples.