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Adding value in project audits

Published: 28 Jun 2022

Project consultant and author Lesley Elder-Aznar outlines the most common mistakes in project audits and gives advice on how to avoid the pitfalls.

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Changing sectors as a quality professional

Published: 28 Jun 2022

The CQI’s recent Workforce Insight research showed that 57% of the surveyed quality professionals expected the next stage of their career would be within the quality profession. Of those, 15% plan to seek promotion with a new employer.

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Counterfeiting in the nuclear sector

Published: 27 Jun 2022

The nuclear sector is a heavily regulated industry, but constant vigilance is required for counterfeit suspect fraudulent items.

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Life cycle of ISO 14001:2015

Published: 13 Jun 2022

According to the CQI Workforce Insights 2021-22 research, 22% of quality and audit professionals have roles or responsibilities for environmental management.

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The art of calibration

Published: 13 Jun 2022

It’s critical to maintain the measurement accuracy of test instruments if they are to work properly, explains Steve Winder, Service Sales Manager at Calibrationhouse,  which provides UKAS accredited calibration services for all types of of electronic equipment. 

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Determining legal requirements in auditing

Published: 13 Jun 2022

Chikaodili Juilet Hemeson, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the safety services consultancy Henzof Nigeria, highlights the need for determining legal requirements when conducting an audit. 

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Effective management of an internal audit programme

Published: 11 May 2022

Andy Nichols CQP MCQI, Quality Program Manager at Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center in the US, makes the case for why an accredited Internal Audit Programme Manager qualification and associated training course is necessary. 

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An integrated approach to a lessons learned programme

Published: 9 May 2022

Houman Payami CQA, CQE, Office Quality Manager at the engineering construction company Fluor Corporation in the US, highlights the necessity of an integrated approach to a lessons learned programme for capital projects.  

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The pros and cons of remote auditing

Published: 24 Mar 2022

Is remote auditing the ‘new norm’? Rasoul Aivazi, an Associate Auditor, International Project Quality Lead and member of the CQI’s Audit Special Interest Group, examines the benefits and drawbacks of carrying out an audit when not on site.  

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Remote control: Hosting an audit for paper-based companies

Published: 21 Mar 2022

Quality professional Sarah-Jayne Henderson CQP MCQI outlines how to host a remote audit effectively for a paper-based system.

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