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Gap analysis: The right method for transitioning to ISO 9001:2015

gap analysis for transition to ISO 9001:2015

Optimal quality management with ISO 9001 certification

Over a million companies already benefit from a quality management system according to ISO 9001. Strengthen your processes with a certification of your management system and gain an international competitive advantage.

Well thought-out workflows contribute decisively to the quality of your products or services. Effective quality management takes into account the specific requirements and perspectives of your company. Due particularly to its process-oriented approach, a quality management system according to ISO 9001 is suitable for all industries and companies – from the start-up to the global corporation.

A quality management system certified according to ISO 9001 defines who is responsible for which quality-relevant activities and which procedures must be followed. The standard requires a control loop, which requires constant internal re-evaluation of the system that promotes a continuous improvement process (CIP). This ensures that quality orientation is lived by each of your employees day by day.

Continual improvement

We evaluate and certify your quality management system according to the individual requirements of your company. Our quality management system experts have many years of experience.

If you also want to optimize your quality management system with a certification according to ISO 9001, please schedule an appointment with our experts!

ISO 9001:2015 – Get the most important information in our short info clip

How does our ISO 9001 certification help you to save costs and optimize your processes? What issues will companies have to address to meet the new standard requirements for ISO 9001:2015? What challenges and opportunities does the ISO 9001 revision bring along and what do you need to know about the new high-level structure? Our video gives a short overview:

International market opportunities with ISO 9001 certification

7 Reasons for ISO 9001

With an internationally recognized certification of your quality management system according to ISO 9001, you can improve your market entry chances and gain a decisive competitive advantage. In addition to strong customer orientation, you offer your customers and business partners a valuable decision-making aid. You can increase the efficiency within your company and improve your processes and structures. This allows you to achieve considerable cost savings while minimizing your liability risk. You also benefit from increased employee motivation through better communication and more readily available information.

Another benefit: The "High Level Structure" of ISO 9001 facilitates combined certifications with other standards. You want to learn more? Download our FAQs.

ISO 9001: 2015 – The revision improves quality management

The new version ISO 9001:2015, which replaces the old version ISO 9001:2008, was published on September 15, 2015. This revision entails changes and effects on quality management according to ISO 9001, which are relevant to companies of all sizes worldwide and across all industries. The revision of ISO 9001 aims to be better aligned to the dynamic, complex market conditions in which many companies are moving today, with content enhancements and structural changes.

If you are already certified according to ISO 9001:2008, a GAP analysis facilitates the conversion.

Stags of certification ISO 9001 – TÜV Rheinland

Stages of your ISO 9001 certification

The certification of your quality management system takes place in the following steps. Our experts will be at your disposal during the whole process as competent contacts.

  1. Preliminary audit (optional)
  2. GAP Analysis (optional)
  3. Certification audit: Examination of your documentation and a demonstration of the practical application
  4. Issue of certification and entry into the online certification database Certipedia
  5. Annual surveillance audit
  6. Re-certification before the end of three years

Save time and money with a combined certification

We combine and certify management systems effectively, economically and with time savings. Energy, environmental or quality management systems – you can find the perfect combination for your company to make you even more successful.

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Important questions and answers on quality management according to ISO 9001

pdf FAQs about the ISO 9001:2015 Revision 214 KB Download
pdf General Questions and Answers about Quality Management according to ISO 9001 174 KB Download
pdf Information sheet about the changes and effect of ISO 9001: Revision 191 KB Download

Gap analysis: The right method for transitioning to ISO 9001:2015

A gap analysis can help you with the successful transition from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015. The analysis will show you specifically which areas of your quality assurance system are already standard-compliant and which require additional attention, saving you both time and resources.

The benefits of a gap analysis

  • Highly recommended by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) for the transition to ISO 9001:2015
  • A targeted and pragmatic assessment of your current quality assurance system
  • Systematic use of internal resources for safe transition
  • Avoid false interpretations in standards revision, which can result in deviations

A gap analysis can provide you with important results in just a few hours!

ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System for Ultimate Customer Satisfaction

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