Management System Consultancy

participation in designing, implementing or maintaining a management system


  1. preparing or producing manuals or procedures, and
  2. giving specific advice, instructions or solutions towards the development and implementation of a management system.

NOTE Arranging training and participating as a trainer is not considered consultancy, provided that, where the course relates to management systems or auditing, it is confined to the provision of generic information that is freely available in the public domain; i.e. the trainer should not provide company-specific solutions.

Source: ISO/IEC 17021:2011 (E) – Conformity assessment – Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems . Global Standards

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