Advanced ISO 9001:2015 Implementation and Management Certificate Program

The AIIM:2015 Certificate Program is a comprehensive set of three courses designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the implementation and continual improvement of an ISO 9001:2015 Quality System. Level I is the introductory course and is the prerequisite for the next two levels. Level II will cover system documentation and implementation and is required to allow proper transition into the final level. Level III, which completes the set, will provide the basis for maintaining the Quality System and provide the fundamentals for customer satisfaction measurement and continuous improvement. This three-step process correlates to allow the student to build systematically on their knowledge and to bring together the components for an effective quality management system for the Year 2015 changes and Registration achievement.

Quality comes through a dedicated continuous improvement strategy and performance mind set. The new changes to the standard demand that companies plan, perform and demonstrate this. The new standards are focused on customer satisfaction and continual improvement and are a technically sound and more specific set of requirements for use for any type and size of organization or business. More than ever, these new standards provide an excellent framework from which to improve your business processes, effectiveness, efficiency and bottom line performance.

Admission Requirements

Applicants for the program must normally have successfully completed at least one year of full-time university studies.

Individuals who have a high school diploma and at least 2-4 years of related experience may be admitted to the program.

Admission with Advanced Standing

An exemption for Level I may be granted to students from the Total Quality and Productivity Management Certificate Program or to students who have successfully completed an equivalent course. Specific documentation including a detailed course synopsis and a student transcript must be submitted with any request for Advanced Standing in Level I of AIIM:2015.

Certificate Requirements

The certificate is awarded after successful completion of all program requirements. Students are required to take all three Levels. There is a student evaluation at the end of each Level. The student must attain a minimum of 70 percent and an aggregate average of at least 75 percent in the program. The progress of students may be reviewed at any time; in the case of unsatisfactory performance, the student may not be permitted to continue in the program. All requirements must be met within two years.


Courses are 21 hours long and will generally be held during the day.

Examinations, final papers, or assignments will constitute the various forms of student evaluation.