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The foundations of sustainability: learning from disasters
MD-QMS ISO 14971:2019 Foundation (Medical Device – Application of risk management to medical devices)
This course provides a basis for learners who wish to go on to complete CQI and IRCA Certified MD-QMS Auditor Training courses
The High Level Structure is dead. Long life to the Harmonised Approach?
Published: 9 Apr 2021
Horacio Martirena, a CQI technical assessor, IRCA Lead Auditor and Independent Consultant in management systems, outlines the development of the Harmonised Approach and the issues it addresses, and what it needs to resolve.
Can your tendering process build potential failure into your project?
Published: 26 Feb 2021
Dave Sheedy, CQP MCQI, Quality Assurance Manager at ArcelorMittal Kent Wire Ltd, UK, explains the life-saving importance of suppliers producing the correct accreditation for the latest construction quality standards.
Driving quality excellence in 2021
Published: 15 Feb 2021
Eric Stoop, CEO at EASE Inc – a developer of plant floor audits and insights software in the US – provides his top five tips to help manufacturing businesses overcome the obstacles posed by Covid-19.
Dealing with time pressures
Published: 9 Feb 2021
In our latest dilemma, find out how to avoid delays with audits and ensure they’re delivered within the audit plan’s designated timeframe.
Six Sigma in the manufacturing industry
Published: 28 Jan 2021
Husain Al-Omani, Master Black Belt, Board Member of the AACE (Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering) International Marketing Board, highlights the importance of the Six Sigma approach and why more businesses should adopt this quality management methodology.
Utilising the '8D Approach' in business
Published: 15 Dec 2020
Stephanie Herring, Quality Manager at Wales Fertility Institute, UK, explains why the 8D approach should be applied when investigating non-conformances.
Auditing Santa's Workshop
Published: 15 Dec 2020
With Christmas soon approaching, Hussain Ali, CQP MCQI, Quality Manager at Jacobs Engineering, explains how an audit at Santa’s Workshop taught him how to deliver more efficient audits during and after the festive season.
Process automation and the quality professional
Published: 23 Nov 2020
Richard Seddon, Managing Partner at Process Management International (PMI), UK, explains why quality professionals need to embrace process automation tools in this digitally advanced era.