IQAC beleives that every enterprise and organisation, small, medium or large requires one or more management systems to function effectively, legally, competitively, efficiently and achieve control. Through its integrated quality assurance framework (IQAF) and the famous PDCA specialises in designing, deploying and reviewing integrated or standalone management systems that enable businesses and organisations to achieve quality assurance/control, compliance, standardisation and benefit from IQAC's support in achieving quality certifications from UKAS accredited certification bodies.
We also provide training for clients' staff on operations of the deployed management system(s).
IQAC management consultants are quality assurance specialist with quality assurance and quality control auditing background
Our industry experience is varied across: automobile, healthcare, education, SMEs, digital/telecommunication, food Industry, faith, government, charity, legal, aerospace and construction
There are a number of management systems below that IQAC cover, each having its own unique benefits. Whereas the management systems listed below are seen by many as a benchmark or standard whose implementation is not voluntary, the reality of today's business world shows that all businesses and organisations should implement one or more of the systems.
Whichever management system you choose we are able to work with your business to achieve standardization, compliance and control.
Quality Management System: ISO 9001:2015
ISO 9001:2015 enables your business to be customer driven thereby outputting quality product or service to your client all the time. A satisfied customer is often a repeat customer.
Implementing ISO 9001:2015 come with proven plethora of benefits some of which include: continuous improvement, regulatory compliance, risk management and control, growth in business profit, securing funding, quality certification, winning bids, business stability and success, motivated and trained staff.
Environmental Management System:ISO 14001:2015
IQAC understands that large buyers (businesses and organisation) are now driven to seek to procure goods, services and works which produce reduced environmental impact throughout their life cycle.
One of the greatest task of the current world is to tackle the current global environmental and climate changes which could lead to biodiversity losses and harm the health of millions of people.
The ISO 14001: 2015 system enables your organisation or business to reduce its environmental impact through sustainable business practices. Implementing this system enables your business or organisation to contribute to sustaining the environment but at the same time gain recognition especially by the big commercial buyers.
Other benefits which Implementing ISO 14001:2015 makes your company stand out from the pack during tenders and bids, achieve regulatory compliance, helping to protect and sustain the environment for everyone to enjoy, reduced tax and energy bills, waste reduction, ensuring environmental safety by curbing environmental hazards through carbon footprints reduction, being perceived as an environmental friendly or green organisation/business. Furthermore, environmental performance monitoring and recording can be used to earn some credit.
Occupational Health and Safety Management: ISO 45001:2018
Places and processes where people conduct business operations can be full of risks and hazards. These risks will need to be routinely identified and regularly managed to safeguard assets, customers and staff. OHSAS 18001 is an Occupational Health and Safety System and standard whose implementation help organisation and businesses achieve health and safety in the work place.
Other benefits derivable from Implementing ISO 45001:2018 include: regulatory compliance, employee and customer safeguards against health and safety related risks, improves employees' confidence and motivation at workplace, Improves prospects of winning bids and reduces incidence of liability claim.
Information Security Management Systems: ISO 27001:2013
Information and data are the currencies and engines of today's businesses and organisations. It therefore makes good sense to observe that businesses and organisations are making frantic efforts to protect these information and data assets against threats and risks, thereby gaining customers' confidence.
ISO 27001:2013 is a standard and management system whose implementation will help achieve information security and data protection necessary for delivery of quality product or services as well as protection of the client.
Other benefits derivable from Implementing ISO 27001:2013 include: Managing risks in a cost-effective manner, Achieving compliance with laws and regulations, Control systems that can be activated in the event of security breaches, Security and protection provision for clients, staff, facilities, sensitive information and the organisation or business Resilience and International recognition by partners, clients and prospective customers.
Food Safety Management: - ISO 22000
Is your business in the food chain business? There is increasing global demand for practitioners and operators to demonstrate that hazards are controlled during the process of food handling and processing and that they are safe for human consumption.. Adhering to the requirements of ISO 22000: 2005 as a food chain business will enable you achieve compliance and international standardisation.
Other benefits derivable from Implementing ISO 22000 include: having HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) in place for rapid exposure of risks , increased custom, customer satisfaction and market expansion, traceability in the event of an outbreak of a hazard which can be microbiological or physical, contributing to the global drive for food security, contributing to the consumers' health protection and invariably contributing to economic growth. and gain international platform for your business within the Food Industry.
Business Continuity Management System – ISO 22301:2019
Can your business or organisation maintain its responsibilities during emergencies? If natural or artificial disaster strikes your organisation or business, can it maintain normal operations? If not, this is the time to consider adopting an approach that your business would take to address an emergency or crisis situation. Implementing ISO 22301:2012 will enable your business or organisations adopt contingency plan and processes to ensure normal operations in the event of emergencies, crisis or disaster.
Other benefits derivable from Implementing ISO 22301:2019 include: continuity of business or service to customers and stakeholders, gaining customers' confidence, avoiding possible increase in your business or organisation's insurance premium in the event of a crisis, improving inter service or inter department relations in your organisation or business, maintaining good reputation and satisfaction before your customers and the public, Achieving standardisation and compliance, recognition by large buyers, competitive advantage and better knowledge of your business or organisation's processes.