NEW ISO 9001:2015 Final Standard is published.

The newly revised version of ISO 9001:2015, the world’s most popular standard for quality management, has been published. This is the first major revision of the standard since 2000, and it has been written with today’s business challenges in mind, and for organizations of any size in many different industries. The changes to the standard make it flexible enough to offer multiple benefits to organizations not only as a quality management tool, but a significant framework for business improvement, delivering efficiencies and improving customer satisfaction.
 

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It’s a great time to get ahead of your competition and learn about the new standard. Our range of  courses, developed by experts involved in the new standard, will help give you all the information you need to prepare for a smooth transition.


The ISO 9001 revision in more detail


BSI obtains first global accreditation for ISO 9001:2015

We’re proud to announce that BSI is the first to receive official global accreditation status from the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) for the new Quality Management Standard. BSI is now able to start carrying out audits to the new version of the standard meaning organizations can begin their transition process.

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Benefits of the new standard

Bringing Quality and Continuous Improvement into the heart of your business

The revised standard will ensure that quality management is now completely integrated and aligned with the business strategies of your organization

Leadership

Greater involvement in the management system by the leadership team will ensure the whole organization will be motivated towards the organizations goals and objectives.

Introduction of Risk & Opportunity Management

Reinforces use of the management system as a governance tool and will help identify business opportunities that contribute to bottom line improvements.

An Integrated Approach

With the new structure applicable to all new ISO management systems standards it wll be much easier to implement multiple, integrated management systems.


The new ISO 9001 structure

The new standard expected in September 2015, will be based on Annex SL – the new high level structure (HLS) that brings a common framework to all management system standards. This helps to keep consistency, alignment different management system standards, offer matching sub-clauses against the top-level structure and apply common language across all standards.

The key changes in the proposed standard are:

  • The emphasis on leadership
  • The focus on risk management
  • Emphasis on objectives measurement and change
  • Communication and awareness
  • Fewer prescriptive requirements

With the new standard in place, organizations will find it easier to incorporate their quality management system into the core business processes and gain greater business benefit.