Quality Auditing Training – The Different Types of Audits

Posted 19 March 2013 / 5 comments

While by no means is this list exhaustive of all types of audit, the ones listed here are the common audit types utilized within the Quality Auditing qualification. Process Audit Process Audit is used to review, evaluate and process, to confirm its effectiveness and/or compliance with documented procedures. This type of audit is commonly an

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Quality Auditing Qualification – Introduction to Quality Auditing

Posted 12 March 2013 / No comments

In the Quality Auditing qualification you’ll learn everything  about quality auditing. Before getting into the details, let us first tackle the basics of auditing. What is an audit? Prior to exploring the process of preparing, carrying out and reporting upon an audit let’s first examine what an audit is. The definition as extracted from 3.1 of

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Quality Assurance Management Tools and Techniques – Part 3

Posted 2 November 2012 / No comments

Read part 1 Read part 2 Perform Quality Assurance: Outputs .1 Requested Changes Quality improvement includes taking action to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the policies, processes, and procedures of the performing organisation, which should provide added benefits to the stakeholders of all projects. .2 Recommended Corrective Actions Quality improvement includes recommending actions to

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Diploma QA – Quality Assurance Tools and Techniques

Posted 1 November 2012 / No comments

Diploma Quality Auditing: QA Tools and Techniques .1 Quality Planning Tools and Techniques The quality planning tools and techniques also can be used for QA activities. .2 Quality Audits A quality audit is a structured, independent review to determine whether project activities comply with organisational and project policies, processes, and procedures. The objective of a

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What is a Quality Aussurance Management Plan? Part 2

Posted 31 October 2012 / 1 comment

Read Part 1 .3 Quality Assurance Process Improvement Plan The quality assurance process improvement plan is a subsidiary of the project management plan. The process improvement plan details the steps for analysing processes that will facilitate the identification of waste and non-value added activity, thus increasing customer value, such as: a. Process boundaries. Describes the

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How to write a Good Quality Audit Report

Posted 29 November 2011 / No comments

How to write a Good Quality Audit Report A good report should contain: Who performed the audit – we might, as management, want to ask for clarification of detail.  External authorities might want to establish the credibility or independence of the auditor. When the audit was conducted – we need to fix it in time

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What is Quality?

Posted 25 October 2011 / No comments

What is ‘Quality?’ It is not easy to define in a single statement. Quality definitions are plentiful. In certain circles ‘Quality’ has become a buzz word. But what does it really mean? Fit for purpose, conformance with specifications, value for money, absence of defects, degree of excellence, a product or service that satisfies customers. These

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