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International Standardization


IEC Lecture series II (2007)

This series of three lectures were developed for the IEC by Tineke M. Egyedi, Senior Researcher Standardization, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands.


The IEC Lecture Series II has been developed on the occasion of the IEC centenary as material for lectures specifically for business and management schools. The objective of these lectures is to create a better awareness and understanding of the importance of standards, their impact on business and industry, for students in business, management of technology, and for technology policy faculties of technical universities.


This series complements the first series of lectures.

The Importance of Standards


Lecture 1


Introduction to Standards

Olivier Gourlay - Treasurer

Lecture 2


Life Cycle of Standards


Olivier Gourlay - Treasurer

Lecture 3


The Economic Value of Standards