Standards like ISO 9001:2015 are now being written to account for the dynamics of a broader range of organization types. To accommodate these varying types of circumstances, these standards have moved to a more open format and in many cases include requirements that would be seen as indirect. This means
Many ISO 9001 organizations and auditors are unclear regarding the requirements, how to implement, and how to audit ISO 9001:2015, clause 4 – Context of the Organization. This presentation will include more in-depth discussion of the requirements pulling in additional content including relevant linkages within the standard. Topics will also
Executing a successful audit requires planning, good documentation, and skilled follow through. Learn the keys to completing an effective and sought-after audit.
Quality and Lean practitioners execute cycles of improvement within their organization. They need to ensure that their breadth of execution is across the business which includes operations (things) and transactional processes (data). Transactional processes take lean practitioners both inside and outside the “four walls” of their organization to include interactions
As management systems become more complex, so does auditing. With an increased number of management system standards combined with legal, regulatory, and customer requirements, delivering a “good audit” can become challenging. And by a “good audit” I refer to audit results that truly add value to the organization by identifying
The global supply chain includes corporations, small businesses to single subject matter experts SME’s in the world market. Forever changing the institution of work, growing numbers find themselves connecting early to the internet—working through the day to early evenings resolving issues with global virtual team members. Telecommuters, remote workers, and
Remote auditing is increasingly common, but it’s still often a misunderstood and maligned process. This presentation will address the common misconceptions about remote auditing and demonstrate how it can be used to complete thorough and effective audits.
The upcoming update to ISO 19011 will have major implications for auditors all over the world, but so far, little is known about what those changes will look like. This presentation will examine the update process and outline what the new version will look like and advise auditors about what they can do to prepare themselves for the changes just over the horizon.
No audit can be effective without a carefully curated technique that’s flexible enough to apply to many types of organizations. This presentation will explain and provide examples of who, what, why, and how to structure and manage a more in-depth and meaningful audit result for both auditee and auditor.
Are you getting the most out of your supplier auditing program? Supplier audits are more than just a regulatory requirement in today’s global marketplace. In an era of increased outsourcing, virtual organizations, and global sourcing – supplier audits are a necessity to ensure product quality, patient safety, and customer satisfaction.