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Quality management systems
A quality management system (QMS) provides the organizational structure, procedures, processes and resources needed to assure the quality of goods and services from your organization.
The most recent ISO Survey of Certifications showed that ISO 9001 has become a global benchmark, topping over one million certifications. Global sectors including aerospace, automotive and IT have also continued to focus their efforts on quality by building on the ISO principles.
These two facts alone illustrate the importance of robust quality management systems as a centrepiece for shareholder engagement and organisational reputation..
An effective quality management system (QMS) offers a clearly structured, systematic approach to improving the customer experience – so helping you meet organisational objectives.
Whether you have a contractual requirement to gain certification to a recognised quality standard or are one of the growing numbers of organisations looking for streamlined processes and improved self-governance, there are a number of key reported benefits from implementing a QMS.
Over the last month, Lloyd’s Register has visited two yards and one sister company from Damen Shiprepair & Conversion’s (DSC) global network to audit their management systems.
Everyday leadership is the focus of this year’s World Quality Day, which will be celebrated on November 9, 2017. The Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) has put leadership at the core of its Competency Framework and highlights the leadership behaviors that quality professionals undertake in their daily work.
Achieving certification to some of the world’s most widely-recognized international management system standards requires strategic planning, a strong internal team effort, along with a close working relationship with an independent and recognized provider of professional assurance services such as LRQA.
Achieving certification to some of the world’s most widely-recognised international management system standards requires strategic planning, a strong internal team effort, coupled with a close working relationship with an independent and recognised provider of professional assurance services such as LRQA. These are just some of our clients whose achievements headlined last week.
Connect with us in Seattle at the ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement.
Following an update previously released by UKAS, medical device manufacturers need to transition to the revised version of ISO 13485 by 31 March 2019. Considering that this deadline is fast approaching, medical device manufacturers have to plan and implement their transition. Lloyd’s Register (LR) is delivering a webinar on implementing and maintaining ISO 13485:2016 to help manufacturers ensure a successful implementation.
LRQA's Medical Devices experts recently spoke at The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) Regulatory Convergence. This annual event hosts the global regulatory community and brings together the profession’s best and brightest to learn, grow, lead and share.
Connect with us in Milwaukee at the ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement, there will be more than 100 sessions focusing on the 2016 theme—Quality Expanded: In the profession, through the organization, and around the world, ASQ World Conference on Quality.