ISO 9001 Certification

Quality is the key for any organization to survive and thrive in the global marketplace. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) publishes ISO 9001 standard that helps in implementing the Quality Management System (QMS) in an organization. Thus, it is an important requirement for any organization to maintain the quality of its processes in order to achieve success in the business field.

Benefits of achieving ISO 9001 Certification:

  •  Meet Customer Requirements

In recent times, ISO 9001 certification has become a primary requirement for almost every organization to do business. ISO 9001 acts as a major tool to satisfy customer requirements and helps to retain the customers for a longer period.

  • Enhanced reputation 

ISO 9001 certification boosts your reputation in the market for being committed to quality. This helps you to grasp huge business opportunities, beneficial for your organization. Organizations look for ISO 9001 certification in their clients. So, gaining it brings a lot of business opportunities for you.

  •  Improve the quality of your product

The framework for Quality Management System ensures that your processes are efficient enough to deliver premium quality products consistently to the customers or clients.

  •  Achieve international recognition

ISO 9001 certification is a globally accepted standard that helps to open up huge opportunities for your business operations in the global marketplace which helps you to get international recognition.

  • Continual improvement 

ISO 9001 ensures continual improvement in the processes followed in your organization. The continual improvement in your organization enables you and your staff in improving the processes involved. 

Cost for achieving ISO 9001 Certification:

The cost for achieving ISO 9001 certification varies from one organization to another. The cost for achieving ISO 9001 certification depends mostly on your organization, such as the no. of employees in your organization, No. of branches you have, the complexity of your organization, and many more.

The Requirements of ISO 9001 Certification:

The structure of ISO 9001 consists of 10 segments, out of which the first three are introductory in nature, whereas the last seven specifies the requirements of quality Management Systems, against which ISO 9001 certification performed.

Let us understand the last seven requirements of ISO 9001 Certification:

Clause 4: Context of the organization – This section deals with understanding the uniqueness of your organization and customizing ISO 9001 in order to implement a quality management system that is most suitable for your organization.

Clause 5: Leadership – This section highlights the importance of top management in the implementation of a quality management system by proper risk assessment, planning actions, and assigning roles and responsibilities to the relevant staff.

Clause 6: Planning – This section analyses the risks and opportunities for your quality management system, the top management is always expected to plan and enlist the quality objectives for your organization.

Clause 7: Support – This section points out all the resources, such as human resources, infrastructure, and others that are required for an effective quality management system. This section demonstrates the requirements around competence, awareness, communication, and controlling documented information.

Clause 8: Operation – This section deals with the implementation part of the planning for the quality management system. It includes product requirements assessment, keeping scrutiny on external providers, analysing the product before release, and so on.

Clause 9: Performance evaluation – This section deals with the methods by which you can ensure the effective functioning of your quality management system. It involves regular management scrutiny, observing and measurement of the techniques, etc.

Clause 10: Improvement – This section ensures that your quality management system is upgraded and is capable of meeting the current market requirements. It involves regular inspection to identify gaps and performing corrective actions to close those gaps for continual improvement.

How does MSCi help your organization to achieve ISO 9001 Certification?

MSCi, one of the leading consultation bodies helps your organization to achieve ISO 9001 certification using all the right processes. MSCi provides all the information about the procedure for acquiring ISO 9001 for your organization. It provides guidance to your organization for getting ISO 9001 certified management system.

MSCi helps the applicant to be well aware of the importance of ISO 9001 in their business operations. It helps the organization to remain competitive in several business spheres, including all the efficient and effective processes if improvements and operations.