ISO certification is based on meeting stringent standards, but many myths and misconceptions persist. We’re clearing up the top 5 false beliefs around the ISO certification process.
Myth 1: It’s too expensive. Certification costs depend on company size but returns on investment offset expenses.
Myth 2: It’s only for big business. Companies of any size can benefit from ISO compliance.
Myth 3: It’s a one-time deal. Certification requires ongoing audits and recertification.
Myth 4: It’s about passing a test. Auditors verify the implementation of practices.
Myth 5: It’s the end goal. Certification is just the beginning of continuous quality improvement. Understanding the facts about ISO certification sets realistic expectations.