Whether public or private, commercial or non-profit in today’s era, every organization requires a management system to lead that organization or educational institute; the same objective is applicable for an educational institute irrespective of locality anywhere.
So, ISO management system standards are here to streamline educational institutes to achieve their organizational goals with the help of KPI’s and KRAs with the use of ISO Certification standards like ISO 9001 (Quality Management System, ISO 41000 (Facility Management System) or ISO 22301 (Business Continuity Management System).
These ISO standards help an educational institute to:
- Set their goals for their business scope or process, stakeholders, interested parties, and specific product ( the type of education provided).
- Educational institutes making an ISO relevant policy (Vision or Mission) to prolong their existence in the market.
- Creating roles, responsibilities, and authorities for their working staff motivates them to assign the job at the right time for the right person to achieve educational institute objectives effectively.
- Taking an effective job from the staff (teachers).
- Administration monitors the entire performance of teaching staff and asks for feedback from the students and guardians of the students (customer).
- Improve hiring criteria using ISO standards.
- Organize training events to counsel the staff and motivate them.
- Evaluate the overall performance of internal and external issues of the educational institute.
- Conducting internal evaluation or audits to measure the outcomes and report to top management for new decision making.
- Able to learn and grow new mistakes by recording the nonconformances of an educational institute’s processes.
Benefits of getting ISO certification
- Reasonable for both little and huge associations
- Better inward administration
- Less wastage
- Expansion in effectiveness, efficiency and benefit
- Improved client maintenance and obtaining
- Steady results, estimated and observed
- All around the world, perceived norm
- Viable with other ISO guidelines
Steps to get ISO certification
- Phase I is to prepare the institute by taking the instructions or guideline through experts or consultants like Global Standards Consultants.
- Set the context of your institute
- Set the goals
- Design the polices, manuals, SOPs, plans, forms
- Train the employee
- Give them tasks
- Check their tasks accordingly
- Evaluate the performances of employee, suppliers.
- Ask for the feedback from employee, customers
- Audit your system
- Review your system
- Suggest the improvement
Phase II of Audit
- Request for the audit to certification body, in this step Global Standards help you
- Contract with certification body
- Get audited
- Get notified for the improvement points
- Get certified
- Certificate is released
- Maintain the certification and certificate
- Yearly routine monitoring/ surveillance audits
- Continue the phase I to sustain the management system
Cost of ISO certification
Every time we meet a customer, one of the inquiries they ask us is, “what amount is the entirety of this going to cost?” Whether in the private or public area, we need to plan and legitimize our spending before picking up approval, and ISO Certification is the same.
One of the advantages of third-party certification is the fairness and worth added experience a third-party auditor can bring to your business. However, what amount would it a good idea for you to pay for this? Shockingly there is no essential response to this inquiry as it relies altogether upon your association and the executive’s systems!
The quote is a cost estimate given by authorize accreditation body posting what they would charge your association for their auditing and ISO certification services. The specific section given will fluctuate dependent on the accreditation body’s rates, your association, and the standard you’re looking for certification for.
For example, the real quote for third-party ISO Certification Audit, ISO 9001:2015 or ISO 21001:2018, is moderately direct. Your selection will ordinarily incorporate the number of days needed for a review duplicated by a day rate. The quote additionally separated into the underlying expense for certification (Stage 1 and Stage 2). Over a long-term period, the ongoing maintenance costs incorporate a surveillance audit in years one and two—a full re-accreditation review in the third year.
It is easy to see that the quote constructed essentially around the number of days third-party certification body; needs included in a section are not by any means the only factors that impact the complete expense of ISO certification.
There are a few factors that Certification Bodies (CB’s) will consider. It will rely upon:
- Size of your association
- The number of locations you need to have certified
- The number of norms you need to certified against
Using the above-highlighted points, any institute can grow to continue its journey of success. To improve and implementation for certification.