17025 QMS Short Webinar 03-Implementing Efficient Management Systems

How to Structure your Management System to Work more for you.

This hour-long webinar will explain various approaches to use in implementing a management system in a laboratory that works harder for the staff of that lab, then they have to work for it.

It will detail the workload and levels of responsibility needed to create and implement a smooth-running QMS that actually helps the laboratory operate more efficiently and produce more precise testing and calibration results.

Presented by an international accreditation body peer evaluator and laboratory assessor with over 14 years of experience as a Quality Manager and conformity assessment trainer.


  • What a management system needs to deliver
  • Structuring a management system to the needs of the lab
  • Who does what to make it more efficient?
  • Important tasks versus unimportant tasks
  • Keeping it running smoothly

Your Instructor

Ned Gravel
Ned Gravel

Ned is the current Training Manager of International Accreditation Service Inc (IAS), a signatory to both the ILAC and IAF Conventions. Ned started in laboratory quality systems in 1992 and has been involved in accreditation since 1996, including 10 years as the Quality Manager of an ILAC signatory body.

Ned once served on the ISO/CASCO committees that wrote 17025 and revised it in 2005. He represented ILAC on ISO TC 176, the committee responsible for ISO 9000.

Ned recently retired from the roles of both Lead Evaluator for ILAC and APAC and the trainer for APAC. A world traveller in the service of the UN, Ned spent over 10 years deployed to developing nations to assist in the creation and implementation of conformant accreditation programs. Closer to home, he now mostly restricts his work to representing IAS needs in training and providing advice to IAS trainees on the development and implementation of lab, inspection body and product certification body management systems.

His hobby is flying his Mooney aircraft. His favourite topic is leadership.

Course Curriculum

  Implementing an Efficient Management System
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