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ANSI to hold couse on national standards development.

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March 18, 2010 - Scheduled for March 31, 2010, The American Way: The American National Standard (ANS) Development Process will provide attendees with greater understanding of practical application of the development process and procedures and benefits of accreditation by the Institute. Discussions will center on accreditation, standards approval, and audit requirements, all stages in ANS development process, and thorough review of ANSI Essential Requirements.

American National Standards Institute - New York, NY

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Register Today for ANSI Course on Developing American National Standards

Press release date: March 15, 2010

Join your colleagues at an upcoming course from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) on the development of American National Standards. The American Way: The American National Standard (ANS) Development Process will be held on March 31, 2010, in New York City. This course is an excellent "nuts and bolts" session for staff of ANSI-Accredited Standards Developers and those interested in pursuing accreditation. Attendees will gain a greater understanding of the practical application of the ANS development process and procedures and the benefits of accreditation by the Institute. Discussions will center on accreditation, standards approval, and audit requirements, all the stages in the ANS development process, and a thorough review of the ANSI Essential Requirements. This course is ideal for staff from standards developing organizations; standards committee members, officers and administrators; corporate standards personnel; subject matter/technical experts; and anyone who wants to learn more about the procedures involved in the development of American National Standards. After attending this program, participants will understand the:
-U.S. voluntary consensus standardization process
-Accreditation process for developers of ANS
-ANS development process and procedures, and submittal of standards to ANSI for approval
-Importance of an appeals policy and the mechanisms for processing appeals
-Maintenance of accreditation requirements including the ANSI audit program, and how an audit can help accredited standards developers
-The role and motivation of subject matter experts in the development process
-Importance of due process provisions within the ANS process and implementation options and requirements The course will be held in ANSI's New York office at 25 West 43rd Street, New York, NY, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration is required. For those unable to attend the March 31 session, the course will also be held on October 5, 2010. To view ANSI's full course schedule for 2010, click here. Questions about ANSI's education and training programs can be directed to Lisa Rajchel (lrajchel@ansi.org; 212.642.4932).

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