Risk Management (*)


Date(s) - August 6, 2019 - August 7, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

EDC of Elkhart County


Learn about common risks facing manufacturers and the methods and tools for mitigating and managing risks.


Define “risk” and “risk management.”

Describe a risk-management process and what occurs at each step.

List and describe ISO standards for risk management.

Explain the concept of risk-based thinking.

List and describe risk treatment options.

List and describe tools for risk management, including a risk matrix, SWOT analysis, issues log, root cause analysis, fishbone diagrams, FMEA, and control plans.



*This class is one topic in our 4-day Manufacturing Training Boot Camp for Supply Chain Professionals. Classes in this Supply Chain Series are:  Risk Management (8/6), Supplier Selection (9/10), Supplier Auditing (10/8), and Basic Contract Negotiations/Risk Management Series Test (11/5).

This series concludes with a certification test for supply chain skills achievement.


Meet the Instructor:


Sharon Ohman – Quality Improvement Specialist



Sharon manages our QT9 Quality Management System. She coordinates and conducts Internal Audits for MEP’s ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System. She delivers IATF 16949:2016, ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditor Training and Quality Core Tool courses. She implements IATF 16949:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems and conducts Gap Analysis and Internal Audits for IATF 16949:2016 and ISO 9001:2015.


Sharon has 26 years of manufacturing experience including product engineering, process engineering, quality engineering, program management and quality management. Sharon has manufacturing experience with small and medium sized Indiana companies (Trelleborg Automotive and Small Parts Inc.) and experience in various industries (automotive, consumer appliance and electrical). Sharon holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University.

Skills & Expertise:

  • Certified Lead Auditor for IATF 16949:2016
  • Certified Lead Auditor for ISO 9001:2015
  • Certified Lead Auditor for ISO 14001:2015
  • Proficient in APQP, PPAP, FMEA, MSA, & SPC



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