Misamis University Attains ISO 21001:2018 Certification for Management System
Misamis University is certified by Det Norske Veritas (DNV), a globally recognized authority in quality assurance and risk management, with the ISO 21001:2018 certification for its Management System. DNV issued Certificate No. C646241, dated February 20, 2024, validating Misamis University's compliance with the Educational Organizations Management System (EOMS) standard: ISO 21001:2018 until February 19, 2027. The certificate is valid for the following scope: Colleges of Agriculture and Forestry, Arts and Sciences. Business Management, Computer Studies, Criminology, Dentistry, Education, Engineering and Technology, Basic Education, Graduate School, Law, Maritime, Medical Technology, Nursing, Midwifery, and Radiologic Technology, including course development and other academic and support services. The attainment of this prestigious certification signifies the dedication and collaborative efforts of the university's administration and all of its stakeholders.
Guided by the visionary leadership of University President Dr. Karen Belina F. De Leon, a series of strategic initiatives were set in motion to align with the stringent requirements outlined by ISO 21001:2018. These initiatives encompassed comprehensive evaluations of existing processes, revising and improving the established quality management systems per ISO 9001:2015, and the meticulous review of policies and procedures to ensure alignment with international standards. Additionally, faculty and staff underwent extensive training sessions to bolster their understanding of ISO 21001:2018 requirements, equipping them with the necessary competencies to seamlessly implement requisite changes across the university.