ISB is now ISO 9001:2015 certified institution
ISB is now ISO 9001:2015 certified institution The Indian School Bahrain (ISB) has been now certified for ISO 9001:2015 standards from the existing 9001:2008. In the recently concluded ISO audit, the ISO Auditor Besky Rajan announced the same in the closing meeting of Principal, Vice-Principals, Head Teachers and Head of various departments. Every department in the school from academics to administration has been audited to new standards. The Auditor in his report expressed his satisfaction for the updation of the school systems with regards to the conduct analysis and risk assessments pertaining to all activities of the school. He placed on record his appreciation to the management, administration and the process owners for their hard work which enabled the school to have a smooth transition form 9001:2008 standards to 9001:2015 standards. He expressed his confidence that the school has immense potential to enhance the efficiency of the staff to achieve the set goals. ISO 9001:2015 is about assessment of various risks and the road map to check those risks and control them. ISO 9001:2015 specifies requirements for a quality management system when an organization needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide products and services that meet statutory and regulatory requirements and aims to satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity. All the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 are generic and are intended to be applicable to any organization, regardless of its type or size, or the products and services it provides. It is based on the plan-do-check-act methodology and provides a process-oriented approach to documenting and reviewing the structure, responsibilities, and procedures required to achieve effective quality management in an organization. Requirements for a quality management system includes documentation of a quality manual, document control and determining process interactions, responsibilities of management, management of resources; including human resources and an organization’s work environment, product realization, including the steps from design to delivery, measurement, analysis, and improvement of the QMS through activities like internal audits and corrective and preventive action. ISB Hon. Chairman Prince S Natarajan, Hon. Secretary Dr. Shemily P John and the other members of the Executive Committee congratulated the school and the process stake holders including the teachers, Head Teachers, Head of Departments and the administration. Photo 1. ISO Auditor Besky Rajan addresses the process stake owners of the school including the management in the presence of ISB Chairman Prince S Natarajan. Photo 2. ISO Auditor Besky Rajan adressing the process stake owners in the closing meeting after the audit which confirmed ISO 9001: 2015.