Frequently Asked Questions
What is ISO 9001?
ISO 9001:2008 is an internationally recognized standard for a quality management system. The requirements of this system require the definition of controls to implement, monitor and improve an organizations ability to deliver products or services consistent with:
- Customer requirements
- Regulatory requirements
- Customer expectations
- Achieving continuous improvement
What industry(s) does ISO 9001 apply?
Any organization can benefit from the implementation of an ISO based Quality Management System. All programs offered by Corporate College focus on the development of a processed based approach.
What are the benefits of an ISO based Quality Management System?
ISO standards are based on the concept of a well documented and defined Quality Management System. Defined systems allow organization to perform each process in a consistent manner. ISO standards additionally require the use of continuous improvement techniques to optimize processes to a level desired by both the organization and customers.
What’s the difference in the standards (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, TS16949)?
Most standards begin with the foundational concept of a document Quality Management system (ISO 9001). Additional requirements may be necessary depending on the focus of the industry or perspective of the organization. ISO 14001 specifically looks at risk mitigation for an organizations environmental impact while TS16949 is based on the requirements of the automotive industry.