Costs for ISO 20000-1 Certification
There are various kinds of costs involved with the ISO 20000-1 Certification starting from preparation for ISO 20000-1 Certification, Audit for ISO 20000-1 Standard and then Support for ISO 20000-1 Standard.
Major costs involved with the ISO 20000-1 Standard are as follows:
Cost for Internal Resource
If organization decides to do the implementation all by themselves then Internal Resources are required to plan, implement, audit and support the ISO 20000-1 Standard. In the absence of external Consultants this methodology can be a tedious job for a new organization and can lead to unexpected conditions at the end. Also the time and effort is required by the resources is a costing factor.
Implementation of ISO 20000-1 is time consuming and tiresome exercise, so selection of internal resources should be done in order to avoid any embarrassment at the end. The resource shall have following capabilities:
- He should act as leader.
- He must be aware of Organizational Processes.
- He should have excellent communication skills.
- He should have good interpersonal skills.
- He should be hard working.
- He should be able to delegate work to others.
Cost for Consultancy of ISO 20000-1
ISO20000-1 implementation is a complex standard if one tries to implement it by self-learning and can be a very time consuming and effort consuming process. So to avoid any conflict of interest at the end it is better to work with Experts rather than to start with novices.
Consultants are experts having years of experience with the Standard as well as with the Domain of your organization. There is a team at the back end to support the Consultant in case if any difficulty. A good Consultant knows what is expected by Top Management and how to achieve it by involving everybody required for that. He is able to use existing resources in terms of Processes, Templates, Formats and other Records to create ISO 20000-1 Processes. Then he guides others for the implementation and helps them durinh any difficulty.
This way a Consultant can make work easy for the organization and help in achieving the end result.
Cost for ISO 20000-1 Certification
Cost for ISO 20000-1 Certification depends on various factors like – number of employees, locations of organization. Based on these factors Man Days are calculated and Audit is Plan and Conducted. A Certificate is valid for 03 Years from the date of Certification.
Apart from Certification Audit, regular periodic audits known as surveillance audits are required to be conducted. Frequency of these audits can be 06 monthly or 09 monthly. These audits are conducted within the period of 03 years.
Cost for ISO 20000-1 Support
Support is required for maintaining ISO 20000-1 Standard in order to keep the organization compliant of the ISO 20000-1 Standard. There are many activities required for this. These are known as Support activities. We also provide Support services for ISO 20000-1 Standard. These support activities are consists of following activities:
- Implementation Checks
- Implementation Guidance
- QMS Up-gradation
- Training to resources
There is some cost involved with this. To know more about cost contact us.