Internal Auditor Training: ISO9001:2015

02/06/2024  8:00 AM -  02/07/2024  12:00 PM  Fargo, ND

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Impact Dakota will be presenting ISO9001 Internal Auditor Training.  This 1-1/2 day training will focus on the ISO9001:2015 Quality Management Systems.

February 6: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
February 7: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Cost: $595  

Location: Fargo, ND (Specific location TBA)

Registration Deadline: January 30th. Class size is limited. Training will be held pending sufficient registration. 

NOTE: Participants should have their own copy of the ISO9001 standard. Lunch is included on day 1.


ISO9001 is Quality Management System that many businesses use as the foundation upon which they add their unique industry requirements. Many firms are already ISO Certified, and many more are becoming certified as their customers require it or they are trying to attract new business. 

In this training, participants will gain the knowledge and skills they need to audit your company’s quality system to the ISO9001 standard, the requirements, auditing principles, how to establish an audit program, gather objective evidence, and prepare audit conclusions. In addition to the lecture, participants will get to do experiential activities and gain hands-on auditing practice. There will be ample time throughout the training for questions and answers.

• Explain the purposes of the ISO9001 standard.
• Describe the structure and elements of ISO9001.
• Describe the changes included in ISO9001 updates.
• Understand the importance of a “process approach” and what the strategy means for organizations.
• Explain the basic principles, techniques, and steps for auditing to ISO9001.
• Describe techniques for effectively working with others when conducting audits.


Personnel involved in conducting or supporting internal audits. Your company doesn’t need to be ISO9001 registered to benefit from this training; your trained employees can audit your current quality systems as a method to continuously improve.


Reese Forester, Senior Business Advisor, joins Impact Dakota with more than 18 years of experience in the manufacturing industry. He started his career in aerospace manufacturing during college working as an intern at Goodrich Corporation.  Holding the titles of Engineering Technician and Material Acquisition Administrator, he supported programs for Boeing, Airbus, Sikorsky, Lockheed Martin, and General Dynamics aircraft.  Taking over the tundra and the mountains, he continued his career at Arctic Cat in design engineering developing and testing world class snowmobiles.  During the summer months, Reese directly supported Arctic Cat’s moving production line with multi-level bill of materials used to produce each unit, utilizing accurate and concise communication in a fast paced, high output environment.

Most recently, Reese headed back to the sky to lead suppliers in quality and compliance as the Senior Quality Engineer at Collins Aerospace, a subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies Corporation. He traveled the U.S. visiting sub-tier manufacturers to conduct compliance audits, gap analyses, special assessments, source inspection, and root cause analysis. The experience provided him with a broad understanding of numerous manufacturing processes and techniques. Reese is an experienced AS9100 Aerospace Auditor.

Reese also brings 15 years of experience owning and operating his own business. From this experience, he carries a unique perspective and ability to relate to the challenges and opportunities North Dakota businesses may encounter on their path to success.  His belief in the strength of the people of North Dakota supports a commitment to help others overcome obstacles to achieve their goals.

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