Managing Risk in Laboratory Processes (AUD 101)

This course introduces the participants to risk-based thinking from an international standards perspective. The participant will learn risk concepts from ISO 31000 and ISO 9000 and become familiar with industry tools used to assess and manage risk in the ISO conformity assessment arena.



Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of the course, the participant will be able to:

  1. From memory, identify and describe the three components identified in ISO/IEC 17025:2017 that drive customer confidence.
  2. Given a diagram of the Process Approach, describe the components
  3. Define Risk
  4. Describe the 3 components for risk assessment
  5. Identify the 4 phases of risk management
  6. Given various tools for identifying and evaluating risk, apply the tools under given scenarios

CEUs Awarded

0.7 CEUs Awarded*


Equipment/materials: Participants should bring laptops with spreadsheet application, such as Excel.

*American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.



February 18, 2020
A2LA WorkPlace Training
5202 Presidents Ct.
Frederick, MD 21703
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

May 22, 2020
Houston, TX
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

June 8, 2020
Livonia, MI
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

July 17, 2020
A2LA WorkPlace Training
5202 Presidents Ct.
Frederick, MD 21703
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

August 7, 2020
Denver, CO
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

September 18, 2020
St. Louis, MO
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

PLEASE NOTE: Registration for public training courses will close 7 days prior to the start date.
A2LA can offer on-site training at your facility. For additional information about this option, please submit a quote request here.