AS9100C Executive Understanding

The Executive Understanding program is a series of individual courses that an organization can pick and choose what is covered to fit their customized needs. There are 5 independent modules including: Executive Briefing, Describing the System, Factors for Successful Implementation, QMS Requirements Overview, and Planning for Implementation. Choose which modules fit your needs and time allowance, and Plexus will provide a highly experienced consultant to explain the benefits and necessary resources for your company’s commitment to AS9100C.

Length:  Variable      Prerequisites:  None

Available Modules: Learning Objectives

Module 1: Executive Briefing (2 hours)
  • Identify Top management responsibilities
  • Define a Quality Management System
  • Map Processes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the purpose and intent of the Standard

Module 2: Describing the System (4 hours)
  • Plan responsibilities
  • Map the organization utilizing a process based approach
  • Analyze a system of processes through the identification and analysis of individual processes
  • Create Turtle diagrams
  • Demonstrate and understanding of Process Approach

Module 3: Factors for Successful Implementation (1 hour)
  • Identify Executive commitment
  • Identify Organizational culture
  • Resolve Conflict
  • Demonstrate skills in problem solving, communication, team and cross functional management implementation

Module 4: QMS Requirements Overview (1-2 hours)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the standard and related requirements

Module 5: Planning for Implementation (1-2 hours)
  • Plan Strategically
  • Plan Tactics
  • Plan Operations
  • Analyze the mission
  • Set objectives to achieve mission

Plexus Learning Model

Learning is maximized through participation. That is why Plexus training avoids lecture-based teaching and focuses on group activities, case studies and hands-on applications. Learn by doing.

Who Should Attend

  • Executives and Upper Level Management


Plexus Master Trainers. Plexus Master Trainers train and evaluate:

  • ISO 9001:2008, ISO/TS 16949:2009, AS9100, ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Systems, FSSC 22000:2005 Food Safety, ISO 9001:2008 for Healthcare and ISO 13485:2003 for Medical Devices.
  • Plexus trains 3rd party auditors and wrote the materials used to certify all of them