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ISO 9001:2008 Management Overview

The “ISO 9001:2008 Management Overview” e-Learning Online course is a concise overview of the ISO 9001:2008 standard, its benefits to the company, and its implementation. This interactive training program is effective and efficient.

This course is specifically designed for the information needs of corporate executives and management while considering their time constraints.

The interactive training program is a time-saving and effective way for top management to:

Gain the necessary knowledge to make an informed decision on pursuing ISO 9001 certification;

Learn how to utilize ISO 9001 in such a way as to gain the most business benefits from it;

Satisfy the ISO 9001:2008 requirement on management training (certificate included).

This course has been approved by the 9001 Council.

Also available is an ISO 9001:2015 introduction course.


USD $79.00

Corporate discount pricing:

$77.00 - if you buy 2-5

$74.00 - if you buy 6-15

$71.00 - if you buy 16-25

$68.00 - if you buy 26-40

$65.00 - if you buy 41+

- all prices per student -

Format: online (web-based)

Duration: 2 hours

Included Items: 1 unique License Code (for 1 student enrollment); downloadable Study Materials; 1 Course Certificate

Availability: discontinued

Course Content

This online course introduces the ISO 9001:2008 standard by presenting a brief history of the standard and then discussing the advantages this international model provides to any organization desiring to develop an ISO 9001 quality management system (QMS). The training course explains how a company's ISO 9001 QMS is built upon identifying the business processes within the company, developing consistent production (or service) plans for that business and implementing structured improvements to succeed in today's competitive marketplace.

This online course has been developed for ISO 9001:2008; however, most parts remain applicable to ISO 9001:2015.

Authors & Instructors

For information and professional background of the authors, presenters and instructors of this ISO 9001 training course, please see About Us.

Study Materials

This e-Learning Online course includes study materials that you can download (PDF format). Use the study materials to reinforce key points and to keep a reminder of what you already learned.

Course Certificate

This training program includes an official Course Certificate that is issued upon course completion.

Course Duration

2 hours (you can study at your own pace and stop and start whenever and as often as you like)

Demo Version

There is no demo version for the “ISO 9001:2008 Management Overview” online course. However, you can try this course and - in the unlikely case that you are not fully satisfied - get a full refund according to our Money-Back Guarantee.

Lesson Plan

This interactive course contains 3 lessons, short exams to check understanding, and a summary.

Lesson 1: Introduction to ISO and its Purpose

International Standards for Quality

Definition of ISO

International Trade

The Importance of ISO

The Purpose of ISO

Quality Systems

Lesson 2: Quality Management Principles

The eight Quality Management Principles

Customer-Focused Organization


Involvement of People

Process Approach

System approach to Management

Continual Improvement

Factual Approach to Decision Making

Mutually Beneficial Supplier Relationships

Lesson 3: Introduction to the Requirements of the ISO 9001:2008 Standard

Interpretations of Key Terms

Elements of a Quality System

The ISO 9001:2008 Standard

Quality Management Process Model

Quality System Requirements

Management Responsibility

Resource Management

Product Realization

Measurement, Analysis and Improvement


Who should take this course

The “ISO 9001:2008 Management Overview” e-Learning Online course is ideal for:

Top Management - in order to get a sufficient understanding and make an informed decision on the implementation of ISO 9001.

All Levels of Management - in order to understand the implications of ISO 9001 on the company, and in order to easily meet the ISO 9001:2008 requirement for training.

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e-learning online

The “ISO 9001:2008 Management Overview” training program is provided in the form of an e-Learning Online course. E-Learning Online courses are modern distance learning; these interactive courses are completely web-based and considered a superior and economical alternative to traditional classroom instruction.

Instead of traveling to a class, you will take the interactive “ISO 9001:2008 Management Overview” course on any computer with internet access (system requirements are minimal; even a slow internet connection will work).

How to take this course

This ISO 9001 management training course is designed to be taken by individuals (each course purchase provides you with one unique enrollment code for one student).

You will go through the interactive multimedia training step by step and take short quizzes to ensure understanding. You can pause and resume the course anytime and as often as you want, and you can repeat lessons as needed. Once you successfully completed the “ISO 9001:2008 Management Overview” course, you will be issued an official course certificate.


Learning the fundamentals of ISO 9001 through this e-Learning Online course is convenient, fast, inexpensive and fun.

Features include:

Well-designed curriculum and modern teaching methods

Interactive instruction with quizzes

Stand-alone (no need for any external instructor or course presenter)

Independent studying – anytime and anywhere it is convenient for you

Set your own pace

High quality training by respected authors

Official course certificate issued upon completion

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Start Learning Today

The “ISO 9001:2008 Management Overview” e-Learning Online training course is available instantly.

You will receive the unique license code and enrollment instructions immediately after your purchase so that you (or anybody you designate) can start your ISO 9001 training today.

Ideal for Businesses

Businesses simply provide the unique license code(s) and enrollment instructions to individuals who will be able to enroll and take the “ISO 9001:2008 Management Overview” training on their own. We also offer an optional web-based tracking tool that enables you to assign this ISO 9001 training program to individuals, track progress, and set up automatic e-mail reminders. Corporate discounts are available.