As part of its preparation for the transition of its quality management System Certification course from ISO 9001 2008 to ISO 9001 2015, the Directors of the organisation undergoing two days intensive course on ISO 9001 2015 at the Lezsco Luxury apartments, Garki Area 11, Abuja from the 20th To 21th of March, 2017.
ISO 9001:2015 quality management system (QMS) is a set of policies, processes and procedures required for planning and execution (production/development/service) in the core business area of an organization. (i.e. areas that can impact the organization’s ability to meet customer requirements.)
A QMS integrates the various internal processes within the organization and intends to provide a process approach for project execution. A Process Based QMS enables the organizations to identify, measure, control and improve the various core business processes that will ultimately lead to improved business performance.
In an ISO 9001 (or other ISO standards) quality system, this structured way of delivering a better service or product is supported by detailed procedures such as work instructions, quality manuals, written quality policies and more. The key is to provide all those who must execute the quality system with detailed, understandable and workable instructions which define both expectations and actions to achieve the stated quality goals. Most of the systems include some type of internal and external oversight (auditing) process which ensures that the system is being executed properly
- WHY ARE THERE CHANGES IN NEW ISO9001 2015.
The new version of the standard confers a number of benefits. :
- greater emphasis on leadership engagement ,
- Helps address organizational risks and opportunities in a structured manner ,
- Uses simplified language and a common structure and terms, which are particularly helpful to organizations using multiple management systems, such as those for the environment, health & safety, or business continuity, Addresses supply chain management more effectively , Is more user-friendly for service and knowledge-based organizations