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Auditing for cost improvement
Published: 14 Oct 2020
Jeff Monk, CQP FCQI, Managing Director of auditing training and consultancy firm, Jemo International, shares his simple steps to help organisations curtail costs and improve business performance through audits.
Delivering training in the midst of Covid-19
Published: 11 May 2020
Nina Abbassi, CQP FCQI, Owner and Director of Abbassi Ltd, speaks to Daniel Moore about how she is continuing to deliver training to the quality profession and the lessons to be learnt so far from the coronavirus pandemic.
Being a leader in health and safety
Published: 11 May 2020
Mohamed Attia, Trainer and Auditor at testing and certification centre TÜV Nord Middle East, explains how a strong occupational health and safety (OH&S) culture is critical to business success.
A compass for Quality 4.0
Published: 21 Feb 2020
Mohamed Mohamedi, Quality Management Engineer at Aramco, explores the non-conventional skills and experience required of auditors in a Quality 4.0 era
How to motivate all employees to engage in improvement activities: a case study of DISCO Corporation
Published: 8 May 2019
DISCO Corporation, a company which is part of IRCA Japan OEA (Organisation Employing Auditors), provides design and development, manufacturing and related services for precision processing equipment and tools used in semiconductor manufacturing and other industries.
The secrets behind a constructive audit experience
Published: 15 Sep 2017
John Feltham, CQP FCQI, has been on the receiving end of audits for decades. Find out why having the right auditor, identifying risks and understanding organisational context, have been crucial for successful audits at Portsmouth International Port.
The Competency Framework for Auditors – Part 6: Objective evaluation
Published: 26 Jul 2017
In the final part of our series, Richard Green, CQP MCQI, explains how auditors can determine if an organisation has a culture of objective evaluation.
The Competency Framework for Auditors – Part 5: Improvement
Published: 28 Jun 2017
In part five of our series, Richard Green explains the responsibility of the auditor to effect change and improvement.
The Competency Framework for Auditors – Part 4: How to achieve the intended outcomes
Published: 12 May 2017
In part four of our series, Richard Green explains performance evaluation to make sure the management system is producing the intended outcomes.
The Competency Framework for Auditors – Part 3: How to ensure management intent is effectively implemented
Published: 25 Apr 2017
In part three of our series, Richard Green explains how to use Annex SL to ensure strategy decisions from the top are really being carried out on the ground.