ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001:2015 Courses DQS Inc. is proud to offer many informational sessions to help prepare our clients for the transition. As of August 16, 2016, we also have the following update on ISO 9001:2015 and the timeline to upgrade.

 We have a list of 2015 Revision Courses, including public courses in Detroit, MI, Greenville, SC, and Research Triangle Park, NC to help prepare our clients for their ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 audits. A Certificate of of Completion is issued for all attendees after the completion of the course. If you would like to receive information regarding these informational sessions, please fill out this quick form.

ISO 9001:2015 BulletinNow that ISO9001:2015 is published, view our important ISO9001:2015 bulletin. This document provides detailed information about the transition plan and the additional services available from DQS Inc. Reading this document is the first step in our five step process to having a successful transition to the 2015 standards. View the webinars below and visit our DQS Holding website for more information.

ISO 9001:2015 Changes and Their Impact on Our Registered Clients – Part 5

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Featured Speakers: Joe Mansour, DQS Inc. Lead Auditor and ISO 9001:2015  Program Manager, gives in-depth overviews of the changes coming to ISO 9001:2015. This is focused on ISO 9001:2015 DIS to FDIS Changes, DQS Inc.’s Transition Plan and details of the Informational Session offerings.


ISO 9001:2015 Changes and Their Impact on Our Registered Clients – Part 4

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Featured Speakers: Joe Mansour, DQS Lead Auditor and ISO 9001:2015 Program Manager. Join Joe as he gives an overview of the standard and explains changes and how they will affect current and future DQS Inc clients. This is Part 4 of a 5 part webinar series


ISO 9001:2015 Changes and Their Impact on Our Registered Clients – Part 3

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Featured Speakers: Joe Mansour, DQS Lead Auditor and ISO 9001:2015 Program Manager Join Joe as he gives an overview of the standard and explains changes and how they will affect current and future DQS Inc clients. This is Part 3 of a 5 part webinar series.


ISO 9001:2015 Changes and Their Impact on Our Registered Clients – Part 2

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Featured Speakers: Joe Mansour, DQS Lead Auditor and ISO 9001:2015 Program Manager Join Joe as he gives an overview of the standard and explains changes and how they will affect current and future DQS Inc clients. This is Part 2 of a 5 part webinar series.


ISO 9001:2015 Changes and Their Impact on Our Registered Clients – Part 1

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Featured Speakers: Joe Mansour, DQS Lead Auditor and ISO 9001:2015 Program Manager Join Joe as he gives an overview of the standard and explains changes and how they will affect current and future DQS Inc clients. This is Part 1 of a 5 part webinar series.


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ISO 9001:2015 Revision Training webinar Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
document is now available. This document will be updated periodically. Please email your questions to [email protected] and we will provide an answer as part of the next update. Questions from the February 18th ISO 9001 webinar are on pages 8-11, questions the March 25 webinar are on pages 13-15, and questions from the April 29 webinar are on page 16.


The key objectives of ISO 9001:2015 draft design specification includes recommendations to:

  • Provide a stable core set of requirements for the next 10 years or more
  • Remain generic and relevant to all sizes and types of organization in any sector
  • Maintain the current focus on effective process management to produce desired outcomes/results
  • Take account of changes in quality management systems practices and technology since the last major revision in the year 2000
  • Reflect changes in the increasingly complex demanding and dynamic environments in which organizations operate
  • Apply Annex SL of the ISO Directives with the new high level structure which is common to all future and revised management system standards to enhance compatibility and alignment with other ISO management system standards
  • Facilitate effective organizational implementation and effective conformity assessment by first, second and third parties
  • Use simplified language and writing styles to aid understanding and consistent interpretations of its requirements