ISO 9001, Quality Management System, the world’s most popular standard is now under review, with an updated version due to be available by the end of 2015. Following are the expected clauses of Upcoming ISO 9001:2015:

  1. Scope
  2. Normative references
  3. Terms and definitions
  4. Context of the organization
  • Context
  • Interested Parties
  • Scope of QMS
  • Quality Management System
  1. Leadership
  • General
  • Management Commitment
  • Policy
  • Roles, Responsibility and Authority
  1. Planning
  • actions to address risks and opportunities
  • objectives and plans to achieve them
  • planning of changes
  1. Support
  • Resources
  • Competence
  • Awareness
  • Communication
  • Documented Information
  1. Operation
  • Operational Planning and Control
  • Determination of Market Needs and Interaction with Customers
  • Operational Planning Process
  • Control Of External Provisions of Goods and Services
  • Development of Goods and Services
  • Production of Goods and Provision of Services
  • Release of Goods and Services
  • Non Conforming Goods and Services
  1. Performance Evaluation
  • Monitoring, Measurement, Analysis and Evaluation
  • Internal Audit
  • Management Review
  1. Improvement
  • Non-conformity and Corrective Action
  • Improvement