Standards are an integral part of the technical language of business.  If you would like to know more about the value of standards, how they are developed and how they can help your company better serve your customers, you might want to check out the following sources:

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

ISO’s website offers a lot of information about standards.  Click here to learn more about the benefits of standards.

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

ANSI provides, among other offerings, self-paced online training at its StandardsLearn portal. These courses cover basic information about standards and their history, value and development.  All of ANSI’s educational offerings, including some that are available at no cost, can be found here.

Standards Engineering Society (SES)

SES’s Standards Aware™ is a collection of eight web-based e-learning courses designed for anyone who uses standards in the workplace.  It doesn’t matter if you are a new hire, recent college graduate, seasoned engineer or professional – the collection offers something for everyone. You can take only those courses relevant to your needs, or the entire series.

The cost for those who are not members of SES: $49.95 per course or $299.95 for the entire series.  There are discounts for SES members at the website.