Mr. A.Shanmugam, Senior Manager, TUV Rheinland India Ltd, Coimbatore, delivered a guest lecture on the topic ‘ISO-9001 Quality Management System’ for I MBA students of 2016-2018 batch on May 3, 2017. He explained that Quality is the conformance to standards and Quality Management is a systematic approach for continuous improvement to improve quality in an organization. He highlighted the factors to be considered while setting Quality standards. He said that quality is a relative affair adding to the point he said quality standards gets updated periodically. Two types of updates made in quality standards namely cosmetic changes and significant change. Risk-based thinking is taken into account for the establishment of ISO 9001-quality standards. He also insisted that business is not about fulfilling the needs and requirements of the business, but also considering the other external aspects that indirectly affect the business. He was more practical and explained about the various ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 standards.The session ended with an interactive session with the students and it was coordinated by Dr.R.Vinayagasundaram, Associate Professor, CoO.