Do you really need a quality manual? Why? What are the benefits? If you are going to have a quality manual, what should it include? What contents would a reader find valuable? How do you efficiently present both the processes and objectives of a quality management system concisely?
Are you a Quality Manager who has been tasked with getting ISO 9001 certified? Should you spend limited resources on a consultant? Can't you just model your system off someone else's? What could possibly go wrong?
To address the risk-related requirements of ISO 9001:2015, some organizations are expending vast efforts into designing the risk assessment step without a full understanding that this is just one step in a larger process.