Business Process Management (BPM) is the discipline which covers identification, modeling, analysis, documentation, automatization, maintenance and optimization of business processes. Certified Business Process Manager (CertiBPM) is a training program for all business process managers/specialists who wish to document, model and manage business processes, to change the way their employees work (for example: project managers, CIOs, quality managers, organization managers, process owners, unit leaders, business analysts, etc.).
The South African economy is largely based on minerals’ extraction and processing, which is very energy intensive. The country’s unique energy mix and challenges have required a multi-pronged public and private sector response. The South African Bureau of Standards (SABS), ISO member for the country, plays a pivotal role in developing relevant standards to enable the implementation of energy efficiency.
The International Organization for Standardization has recently published the survey of certificates providing information about number of ISO certificates worldwide in 2010. The survey includes numbers on the following standards: ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO/TS 16949, ISO 13485, ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO 22000. The full survey can be ordered and principal findings downloaded for free from ISO website.