Optional Workshops

Optional Workshops | Monday, June 2, 2014

8:30 am - 12:00 pm | W1: Strategic Management for Laboratories

This workshop will be the application of strategic management principles to laboratory operations.

The workshop will cover the following:

Who should attend:

Facilitator: Adam Habayeb, Founder, Strategy First Consulting SFC

1:00 pm - 4:30 pm | W2: CALA Presents: Making the most of Accreditation

This course will take a look at some of the issues and challenges faced by laboratories that are conformant to ISO/IEC 17025, or that are working towards accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025.

Who should attend?

Course overview
In this half day course, participants will examine the challenges of operating a laboratory conformant to ISO/IEC 17025 and will learn strategies that they can apply in their laboratories to maximize the benefits of accreditation.

Learning objectives

Course content

1) Continual improvement in the laboratory

2) Common problems that come up during assessments and how to address them

3) Internal audits

4) Management reviews

 Facilitator: Judy Waher, Training Facilitator, CALA

8:30 am - 4:30 pm | W3: WCWC course: Water quality sampling and monitoring

Contact Hours: 7.0
CEU Value: 0.7

This course will provide participants with an understanding of the basic principles of drinking water sampling and monitoring.

Areas of study include:

 Facilitator: Joel Corbeil, Operational Trainer, Walkerton Clean Water Centre