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CQI Birmingham branch: The Nadcap approach to root-cause analysis
The CQI Birmingham branch event, held on 29 July, educated attendees about the role of the Performance Review Institute, a not-for-profit trade association that administers the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (Nadcap). Amandip Sandhu, CQP FCQI,
Risk Based Thinking
Published: 8 Aug 2019
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) have put together an Auditing Practices Group Guidance on: Risk Based Thinking. Read how ISO 9001 – Quality management can address risk planning in your organisation
CQI International Quality Awards – meet our 2019 Judges
Meet the 2019 International Quality Awards Judges.
ISO 50001:2018 Lead Auditor (EnMS)
This course provides learners with the knowledge and skills required to perform first, second and third-party audits of energy management systems against ISO 50001, in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO 17021, as applicable. This course includes a 2-hour written examination.
ISO/IEC 20000-1:2018 Lead Auditor (IT-SM)
This course provides delegates with the knowledge and skills required to perform first, second and third-party audits of service management systems against ISO/IEC 20000-1, in accordance with ISO 19011, ISO 17021-1, as applicable.
A joint effort for the environment
Published: 20 Feb 2019
Environmental auditing is not a one man, or woman, job. Nigel Leehane, Chair of the ISO sub-committee on Environmental Auditing, speaks to Alicia Dimas about the sub-committee work and how it liaises with the CQI to guide organisations to achieve their environmental goals
How to conduct an internal audit
Published: 10 Sep 2018
Sponsored article: Auditing is not a new technique and has been used in various guises for many years, especially for financial purposes. This article aims to show how management system internal auditing has changed in recent years and where to start with conducting one.
A common-sense approach to internal IMS audits
Published: 23 Aug 2018
Sponsored article: Alan Grogan, CQP MCQI, shares his six-step model to managing the requirements of auditing integrated management systems.
FSSC 22000 Lead Auditor (FSMS)
This course provides delegates with the knowledge and skills required to perform first, second and third-party audits of food safety management systems against FSSC 22000, in accordance with ISO 19011, ISO 22003 and ISO 17021, as applicable.
From ineffective auditing to effective auditing
Published: 18 Jun 2018
Stephen Asbury talks about behaviours to avoid and tips to improve your auditing skills