Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) conducts three Organization of International Standards (ISO) seminars to train individuals and to help companies, in Cebu-Philippines thrive in the competitive business environment by meeting world-class operational standards.

The seminars will cover the key basics of these ISO systems and accreditation process, as internationally understood.

The seminars are: Quality Management Systems (QMS) based on the ISO 9001:2008, Environmental Management System (EMS) compliant with the ISO 14001:2004 standards, and the Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Standard (OCHSAS) compliant to OHSAS 18001:2007 Standards.

The first module was held on August 11, 2011 at the CCCI Training Room. The QMS 9001:2008 awareness seminar train individuals and companies to develop guidelines for a well-documented total quality system and grasp the eight fundamental principles of quality management necessary for global competitiveness. It encompasses principles of quality management and requirements of ISO 9001:2008 certifications.

The upcoming Environmental Management Systems (EMS) 14001:2004 Awareness Seminar will be scheduled on September 02, 2011 at 1:30PM to 5:00PM at the CCCI Training Room.
Environmental sustainability advocates and those companies whose operations have significant impact to the environment are encouraged to attend.

The seminar instructs on strengthening organizations’ legal compliance to environmental laws, local regulations and international green standards. Participants can avail early registration package until August 22, 2011.

To promote health and workplace risk management, the newest update on OHSAS 18001:2007 also known as Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Standard can help to control occupational health and safety risks found in the workplace.

Aside from concepts of ISO 18001 in an organization, the seminar will train on employee performance improvement through identification of work hazards, risk management, and risk control, as well as to develop better and harmonious relationship within the organization. The said seminar will be on September 07, 2011 at 1:30PM to 5:00PM at the CCCI Training Room.

Jong Fernandez, C.Q.A., Director of Training and Development Services Division of AGF Events, trainings and consulting firm is the primary speaker and facilitator.

Fernandez regularly conducts public and custom in-house programs with over 300-multinational companies backed up by his expertise being a degree holder in Law from the University Of Notre Dame. He is a licensed Professional Certified Quality Specialist conferred by UL University in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

For further information, please direct your inquiries to reach the chamber at 032-232-1421 to 24 local 105/106/112 and look for Mr. Kerwin R. Macopia or email at


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