ISO 9001 Is Your Hidden Advantage
Find out how ISO 9001:2015 can be a hidden advantage when it comes to business management.
Did you know that the ISO 9001 Auditing Practices Group provides several guidance papers and presentations that contain ideas, examples, and explanations about the auditing of quality management systems? Better yet, these materials are free for you to use as a refresher or expand your knowledge base.
It's an informal group of quality management system (QMS) experts, auditors, and practitioners drawn from the ISO Technical Committee 176 Quality Management and Quality Assurance (ISO/TC 176) and the International Accreditation Forum (IAF).
This is an excellent resource for those getting started in the world of ISO Quality Management Systems – Offering information on the difference between Added Value Audits versus Consultancy, Audit Planning, Audit Reports, and the always popular quality asset, and Audit Checklist.
Additionally, featured among the many resources on the ISO 9001 Auditing Practices Group website are downloadable papers on Internal Auditing, Demonstrating Conformity, Reviewing and Closing Non-Conformities, Risk-Based Thinking.
Preparation is key to a successful audit and effective implementation or continual improvement of a Quality Management System. Whether you are looking to prepare for an upcoming audit, clarify an audit finding, or just want to brush up on your understanding of the ISO 9001 auditing process, these resources are available at your convenience.
The Quality Assessments Division of Smithers would be happy to assist you with any questions you may have or find resources to help you achieve your Quality Management goals. If you have specific questions regarding any of these resources or have not found what you're looking for, please reach out to us. You may also visit Smithers Quality Assessments News & Resources for more helpful information.