Support Information and Guidelines for Assignment No. 1.
Title: ISO (International Standards Organisation)
Your Assignment is to write 2-3 pages about one of the following ISO (International
Organization for Standardization):
ISO 50001 – Energy management systems,
ISO 17025 or
KEYS/TOPICS THAT YOU NEED TO COVER IN YOUR ASSIGNMENT, AS FOLLOWS:
• What is ISO, and what is the objective or purpose?
• What are the requirements for ISO (e.g., 17025 / or ISO 14000)?
• Write down the advantages of ISO.
• Write your summary at the end of your Assignment. In other words, write in your own
words what you learn and how this selected information helps you (see below Question
• List all References (Links) that you used from different internet sources.
• Submission via only via Blackboard and NOT to the email!
• The Blackboard will be automatically closed for submission after the given deadline!
SOME QUESTIONS (BY FORMER STUDENTS) AND MY ANSWERS, PLEASE
READ THEM; IT WILL HELP YOU!
Q1. Why do I have to read and learn about ISO?
The objectives of ISO are to develop and provide international standards to meet the needs of
the marketplace. It would help if you educated yourself since you will be a responsible
employee and will work for labs or companies that must comply with international standards
in any future work.
Q2. How many types of the ISO mentioned above should include in the required
You can write no more than one or two. The selection of which one is left to you. My advice
is to read firstly about all mentioned ISO, then you will find by the time and by more reading
which one is closer to your study or even future target work. Try to learn and obtain as much
information as you can
Q3. How do I know what information I should select and which is not essential? Can you
I advise you to start collecting all information that I asked for on the above page (Keys and
By answering one to another, then you find at the end that your Assignment is built nicely. Try
after that to read it all. And make a note about the information that you like to include in your
summary (at the end of your Assignment)
Q4. Do you deduct any marks if I have langue or grammars mistakes in my Assignment
or my summary?
NO, AT ALL, because the idea of the task is to motivate you for reading and learning and not
deduct points because of a summary that has some language mistakes. I have confidence in
your ability; please try and move forward without worries!
Q5. Do you have Doctor Murad a website for me to start with?
Any ISO Open Online Learning Recourses can be used. Moreover, I can recommend some
of them as:
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Q6. Can I cover more information that is not mentioned in the section keys and topics?
Of course, try your best to have two pages and up to a maximum of three pages as the content,
excluding the cover page. This means you have in total 2-3 pages (content), then plus one more
page (i.e., the cover page of the Assignment).
Q7. What is the cover page of the Assignment?
It is the same cover page that you are usually using in your laboratory reports.
Q8. What kind of format can I submit my Assignment file?
You can submit the Assignment via Blackboard in word either as a PDF.
Q9. When is the submission deadline?
Please refer back to the sent announcement at your Blackboard. A table outlining the
submission deadline and a closing date has been sent to you.(8/09/2021), at 2:00 pm