This workshop will guide you on how to better understand management systems. We will discuss the documentation needed and how to prepare a compliance register that includes all your relevant compliance obligations. You will also gain the knowledge required to understand how to audit your system internally, and prepare for external audits, and also obtain the skills to have continual improvement of your system.

Participants in this workshop will also benefit from a virtual session with our experts, where they will be able to ask their questionsand explore opportunities to drive innovation in your business using management systems

  • Live Session: Management System Scoping and Innovation

    During this interactive session, you will meet with our experts to help you integrate the tips shared in the workshop and discuss your company’s existing and future management system aspirations as well as any challenges and innovation priorities. You will get an opportunity to clarify any questions regarding integrated management systems, and discuss how it can be implemented in your business. If relevant, we will discuss additional support that you could receive from the NextGenChem Hub to continue your innovation journey.

The workshop is organised into 7 units

  • Introduction to ISO Management Systems

  • Documentation Requirements

  • Preparing a Compliance Register

  • Planning Audits

  • Conducting Audits

  • Tips for Successful Implementation

  • Systems Evolution

At a glance

Here is a summary of what you can expect from this workshop

  • Approximately 5 hours to complete the workshop

  • Practical exercises and case studies

  • Pdf slides to download

  • Free of charge to eligible companies

  • A virtual session with the NextGenChem experts

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to ISO Management Systems for Chemical Using Organisations

    • Initial Knowledge Survey

    • ISO Management Systems for Chemical Using Organisations Introduction Handout

    • Introduction

  • 2

    Module 1: Introduction to ISO Management Systems

    • Module 1: Part 1 Basic Concepts and Principals

    • Module 1: Part 2 Integrated Management Systems

    • Module1: Part 3 Conformance and Auditing

    • Module 1: Test your Knowledge

  • 3

    Module 2: Documentation: Requirements, Types and Elements

    • Module 2: Part 1 Basic Concepts and Principles

    • Module 2: Part 2 Documentation Types and Elements - Policy

    • Module 2: Part 2 Documentation Types and Elements - Procedures

    • Module 2: Part 3 Documentation Control

    • Module 2: Part 4 Avoiding Common Pitfalls

    • Module 2: Activity

    • Module 2: Activity Reviewed

  • 4

    Module 3: Compliance and Risk Management

    • Module 3: Part 1 Compliance Basics

    • Module 3: Part 2 Establish a Compliance Management System

    • Module 3: Part 3 Develop a Compliance Register

    • Compliance Register Exercise

    • How did you do?

    • Module 3: Part 3 Evaluate Compliance Risk

    • Risk Register Template

    • Module 3: Part 4 Compliance Resources and Planning

    • Module 3: Test your knowledge


Elisabeth Luther

Elisabeth Luther is the Yordas Project Director for NextGenChem. She is also Principal of Sustainability services at Yordas, where she leads the delivery of sustainability services, including management systems. She holds a Master of Environment from Universite de Sherbrooke and a B.Sc. in Environmental Sciences from McGill University.

Sustainability Consultant

Damon Waterworth

Damon joined Yordas Group after completing his Masters in Energy and Environment at Lancaster University. Damon leads the development and delivery of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Management System and Auditing (MS&A) services.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the various types of management systems 
  • Learn how to successfully implement management systems
  • Understand documentation requirements 
  • Successfully prepare a compliance register 
  • Understand how to audit your system 
  • Obtain the skills to have continual improvement of your system 

How you will benefit from this workshop

  • Identify the business advantages of management systems

  • Gain the knowledge to implement successful management systems

Who should attend this workshop

This workshop series is suitable for anyone who wants to understand or implement a management system in their business as a means to drive innovation and improve their sustainability. Industries we have worked with include:

  • Automotive

  • Aerospace

  • Electronics

  • Speciality chemicals

  • Paint and coatings

  • Consumer products

Contact us so we can discuss your eligibility to participate in this workshop free of charge.