Understanding and Auditing the SCS 9001™ Supply Chain Security Management System

Course Duration: 5 Days

This five-day seminar combines the pre-requisite Understanding SCS 9001 Requirements training with SCS 9001 Auditor training in order to cover everything an auditor needs to know in order to audit the SCS 9001 Supply Chain Security Management System standard, Release 2.

The SCS 9001 Handbook documents Supply Chain Security Management System requirements, controls, and measurements for suppliers of ICT products: hardware, software, and services.

Both portions of this class must be successfully completed in order for a certification body auditor to be accredited to perform SCS 9001 audits.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain an understanding of the Supply Chain Security Management System requirements of SCS 9001.
  • Provide the understanding and tools needed to evaluate the SCS 9001 Supply Chain Security requirements to determine compliance with the standard.

Course Outline

Seminar Agenda – Understanding SCS 9001 Requirements

  • Course Introductions
  • Chapter 1: SCS 9001 Introduction, Structure and Administrations (Sections 1, 2 and 3)
    • Competency 1: Background and Purpose of SCS 9001
    • Competency 2: Define the Roles in Certifying SCS 9001
  • ·Chapter 2: Context of the Organization (Clause 4)
    • Competency 3: Organizational Context
    • Competency 4: Supply Chain Security Processes
  • Chapter 3: Leadership (Clause 5)
    • Competency 5: Leadership Responsibilities
    • Breakout Exercise 1: Policy Examination
    • Breakout Exercise 2: Audit Scenarios: Clauses 4 and 5
  • Chapter 4: Planning (Clause 6)
    • Competency 6: Security Planning
  • Chapter 5: Support (Clause 7)
    • Competency 7: Business Continuity
    • Competency 8: Competency and Training
    • Competency 9: Documented Information
    • Breakout Exercise 3: Audit Scenarios: Clauses 6 and 7
  • Chapter 6: Operation, Part 1 (Clauses 8.1 through 8.3) 
    • Competency 10: Product Lifecycle
    • Competency 11: Design and Development
    • Competency 12: Software Provenance
    • Breakout Exercise 4: Audit Scenarios: Clauses 8.2 and 8.3
  • Chapter 7: Operation, Part 2 (Clauses 8.4 through 8.7) 
    • Competency 13: Purchasing
    • Competency 14: Production and Service Provision
    • Breakout Exercise 5: Audit Scenarios: Clauses 8.4-8.7
  • Chapter 8: Performance Evaluation and Improvement (Clauses 9 and 10)
    • Competency 15: Performance Evaluation
    • Competency 16: Problem Solving
    • Breakout Exercise 6: Audit Scenarios: Clauses 9 and 10
  • Chapter 9: Annex A Controls 
    • Competency 17: Using Annex Controls
    • Breakout Exercise 7: Audit Scenarios: Annex A

 

Seminar Agenda – Auditing SCS 9001

  • Course Introductions
  • Chapter 1: Overview of SCS 9001 and Auditing Requirements 
    • Competency 1: Basic Concepts Needed for Auditing SCS 9001
    • Competency 2: Certification Body and Auditor Qualifications
  • Chapter 2: Process Approach to Auditing and Audit Trails
    • Competency 3: Following the Process Approach and Audit Trails
    • Breakout Exercise 1: Following an Audit Trail and Evaluating an SoA
  • Chapter 3: Conducting a Stage 1 Audit
    • Competency 4: Activities Involved in Preparing for an Audit
    • Breakout Exercise 2: Evaluating an SCS 9001 Scope and Profile
    • Breakout Exercise 3: Audit Days Calculation and Critiquing an Audit Plan for SCS 9001
  • Chapter 4: Conducting a Stage 2 – Onsite Audit
    • Competency 5: Activities Involved in Conducting an Effective Process Audit (Stage 2)
    • Breakout Exercise 4: Performing a Process Audit
  • Chapter 5: Writing Nonconformities and Audit Follow Up
    • Competency 6: How to Close, Document and Follow-up on Audits
    • Breakout Exercise 5: Evaluating SCS 9001 Nonconformities

 

Final Exam

Note: Note: A final pass rate of 80% is required to obtain a certificate that indicates “Successfully Completed.” One retake opportunity will be provided if you do not pass on your initial attempt.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for Certification Body auditors and Accreditation Body Assessors. In addition, certifying organizations implementing SCS 9001 will find the course helpful to its internal auditors. 

Course Materials

Each participant will receive a seminar manual including breakout exercises. Participants must have a properly licensed copy of the SCS 9001 standard for reference during the training.

Note: Omnex does not provide copies of standard(s) during training courses, but clients are encouraged to have their own copy.

Pre-Requisite

Participants must possess a functional understanding of SCS 9001 and be experienced in the auditing of existing quality or security management system such as ISO 9001 or ISO/IEC 27001.

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