The Institute for Accreditation of the Republic of North Macedonia (IARNM) and the Institute for Applied Research in Business – Skopje (scientific research institution, partner of TUV Nord) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on February 24, 2022.
The signing of the Memorandum is an expression of the good will of the signatories for establishing a business cooperation, in order to provide better conditions for continuous quality professional development of: the staff of the Institute for Accreditation, the technical assessors, the lead assessors, the experts, as well as the technical staff of the Conformity Assessment Bodies (the technical managers and the accompanying technical staff, the quality managers). The professional development includes continuous training, exchange of expert experience and knowledge related to the requirements of the international standards and the applicable policies and the accreditation procedures of the Conformity Assessment Bodies.
According to the signed Memorandum, the continuous professional development will be realized through organizing trainings, workshops, seminars, symposia, academies and other forms of non-formal education, with the participation of renowned domestic and foreign experts in the field, and especially of the TUV Nord portfolio.
The expected effect is strengthening and upgrading of the competencies of the concerned parties and the stakeholders in the accreditation process and contribution of the IARNM as a strategic partner to the Conformity Assessment Bodies and strengthening the quality infrastructure.