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Seminar video: ISO 9001:2015 in a nutshell

Published: 9 Aug 2016

The release of ISO 9001:2015 was one of the most highly anticipated events of the year. Its launch in late September raised many challenges for quality and auditing professionals, with questions about what the changes would mean in practice as well as theory.

​Top tips: using the Competency Framework

Published: 9 Aug 2016

The past year has seen the CQI begin to reposition the quality profession with the introduction of the CQI Competency Framework.

The framework provides an overview of the competencies the profession needs to do its job effectively and it is structured around the role quality professionals play in an organisation – Governance, Assurance and Improvement, as well as Leadership and understanding the Context in which we work.

We have seen quality professionals take on board the messages of the framework to bring numerous successes in their own workplaces. Here are the top tips on implementing the framework from those paving the way for quality in their own organisations:

​A question of MSS 1000

Published: 9 Aug 2016

Ian Dalling explains how MSS 1000:2014 will impact on the future of the quality professional.

​Member case study: the process of CPD

Published: 9 Aug 2016

CQI Practitioner Sarah Ball reveals how you can develop your skills and knowledge through recognised continuing professional development activities.

​Setting the standard

Published: 9 Aug 2016

Professor Michael Mainelli and Bob McDowall look at voluntary standards markets in financial services regulation and position of quality in the industry.