There still seem to be considerable discrepancies when it comes to auditing a management system using the process approach. And now, with the new requirement of risk-based thinking it has become even more confusing. How do you assess if an organization or a manager consider risk without a specific requirement for risk analysis? Risk-based thinking seems new, but it’s not. But how do you audit it?
Management system standards are more outcome-focused than ever, which makes auditing the procedures that allow organizations to comply with them frustratingly varied and complex.
This presentation will discuss this shift and address how auditors can use it to make their audits more effective.
The Third-Party Effectiveness Verification Program or 3P-EVP was developed last year to evaluate the effectiveness of third-party certification. This presentation will outline this new program and assess how third-party certification processes can continue to improve.
There are a lot of pitfalls in the auditing world, and smart auditors need to know how to spot and avoid them. They also need to know how to craft a useful audit report in an environment that may make this difficult. This presentation will address how to face danger and come out victorious.