How you ensure the quality of your suppliers


Are you responsible for the quality of medical devices or in-vitro diagnostics, or for supply or vendor management? Do you carry out or participate in supplier audits? Are you involved in purchasing and entering into contracts?
Do you take care of logistics processes in your company?

An up-to-date overview of and insights into supplier management for medical devices and related activities: Find the right balance between compliance, costs and quality, and learn how to implement your own effective vendor management.

Supplier management has become a priority for medical device and in-vitro diagnostics manufacturers since the revised ISO 13485:2016 standard was issued.

Due to the (EU) 2017/745 and 746 regulations, supplier management and vendor requirements have become even more stringent. In their audits, notified bodies are increasingly checking whether your supply chain meets the high quality requirements.

In this course, you will learn about all the current requirements as well as the essentials of supply and supplier management, both from a legal and practical perspective, including:

  • implementing QM systems at your suppliers;
  • contract clauses and negotiations;
  • liability risks due to defects in quality; and
  • conducting supplier audits.

Our experts will talk about the current requirements and suggest how to strike the right balance between regulatory compliance, costs and quality.

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