You can only use the information
available in the problem.
All problems are expected to be
answered using the ISO 9001:2000 standard.
The answers, to get full credit, must
list the specific clause number of the ISO 9001:2000 standard that
applies (i.e. lead me by the hand to the specific words in the
standard that apply...I assume nothing!!).
You will be E-mailed your pass/fail
status after the contest problem is replaced. You can check the posted
answer by checking this website. The posted answer will only appear
after the new contest problem is posted. A new contest problem will
appear every two weeks or sooner if I get the inspiration and enough
of you get it right!!
You are encouraged to try each and
every contest problem...there is no limit to the fun you and I can
Great at testing your knowledge of
the ISO 9001:2000 standard. You don't have to be an ISO 9000 internal,
second or third party auditor to try these contest problems.
Supervisors and managers:
this is a great way for your associates to get more involved with the
ISO 9001:2000 standard and improve their knowledge in a simple yet non
threatening way. Those associates that show some interest and ability
with these contest problems would be excellent candidates for my 5-day
lead auditor or 2-day internal auditor courses.
Experienced internal and second
party auditors: keep your skills sharp by trying these contest
problems. This is especially true for internal auditors who only audit
a couple of times a year.
that get the contest problem correct will get a certificate of
achievement suitable for hanging on the wall in their office or at
home (frame not provided). Also, the copy of the contest problem with
your correct answer will be sent to you. These certificates will be
mailed to you so please provide us with your address.
The first ten contestants to get the
problem correct will get a bottle of ISO 9000 "Hot Stuff"
hot sauce!! Use this sauce on anything you'd like a cayenne paper
taste. Especially great on Pizza!!
combination of both heat and flavor. Try it on everything! All
natural, no preservatives, no MSG. Ingredients: Cayenne peppers,
distilled vinegar, garlic, salt.
Ken Jackman & Associates
"The Chicago Connection"