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Should my business have a blog?

The short answer is yes. But you may need more concrete facts and figures to gain approval for a blog and win over your boss. Today there are more than 150 million blogs on the internet. This number hasn’t happened by accident, as millions of people have realized the benefits of blogging. Blogs provide a […]

Leading Quality Conference to Be Held in Sydney July 3-5

Leading Australian Quality Conference, Qualcon, will be held in Sydney next week, giving Australasian organizations and individuals the opportunity to share best practices in quality, productivity, and business excellence. With the theme “Innovation and Productivity the Place of Quality in a Time of Rapid Change,” the conference will focus on practical and policy aspects with […]

Five Tips to Improve Your Training Sales

by Michelle Tolhurst Knowledge is power and education is the key. Training providers play an important role in shaping future leaders. So how can training providers reach their ideal target market? In this article we present five tips you can use to improve sales for your training business. 1. Referrals Many businesses attribute up to […]

What Will Quality Look Like in 20 Years?

To look to the future, the quality profession is revisiting its roots. The question is, “Where is the next generation to help the profession look ahead?” Or, as I like to think of it, “What’s the emoticon for quality?” I recently attended ASQ’s World Conference on Quality and Improvement where we discussed powerful questions such […]

Technical Advisory Notice: ISO 13485:2016 and QMS Leader Auditor/Auditor Training Courses

Recently, questions have been raised regarding the TCC Quality Management System Lead Auditor/Auditor training courses in relation to the inclusion of the new ISO 13485:2016 standard. Given that ISO 9001:2015 follows the new Annex SL structure, and the revised ISO 13485:2016 standard will maintain the ISO Guide 83 format until its next revision, the standards […]

Workshop to Support Aging Populations to be Held in Australia

To address challenges in responding to societal issues of aging populations, a delegation from Singapore is embarking on a study mission to Australia this month to learn about best practice and standardization. The aim of the study visit is to learn first-hand about Australia’s “silver economy” standards and regulatory frameworks and best practices. Standards Australia […]

Exemplar Global: Evolution, Future Gazing, and Opportunity

Exemplar Global has long been a leader in personnel certification. For the past 25 years we have remained dedicated to providing proof of competency. Throughout our pursuit of excellence we have helped thousands of professionals to enhance their career outcomes. Remaining a market leader in the certification of auditors has involved a constant evolution to […]

How to Sell the Value of a Certified Training Course

As an Exemplar Global certified training provider, you understand the value and importance of providing a certified training course for your students. But how do you communicate and sell those benefits to your potential audience? Why would students choose your course over hundreds of other training providers? Don’t waste your time and money completing a […]

ASQ Seeks Members for Committee to Revise ISO 19011

ASQ is administering the U.S. committee to revise ISO 19011, Guidelines for auditing management systems. ASQ is calling for applications to join the technical advisory group (TAG) responsible for revising the standard—TAG 302. ISO 19011:2011 provides guidance on auditing management systems: including the principles of auditing, managing an audit program, and conducting management system audits. […]

Free 10-Week Food Microbiology Course Starts Soon in Sydney, Australia

Interested in a career as a food auditor? Want to update your food auditing skills and knowledge? Happen to live in the Sydney, Australia, area? Sydney TAFE has introduced a fee-free short course in food microbiology. Commencing April 27, the course will run for one night a week for 10 weeks – finishing up early […]