Business Process Management Glossary

What is a Standard Operating Procedure?

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) is a documented set of step-by-step instructions and guidelines that outlines how to perform specific tasks or processes in a consistent and standardized manner within an organization or industry.

This vocabulary page provides a basic understanding of Standard Operating Procedures and offers links to resources for further exploration and learning.

Key Elements of an SOP:

Importance of SOPs:

Regulatory Compliance and SOPs

SOP Software Selection guide