Audit & Assessment Management
Periodic audits are an essential part of any quality management system and are an essential link in the improvement process. By testing the quality and compliance of all key processes in a cycle, organizations are able to detect deviations, to locate risks and to prioritize suggestions for improvement.
Assessments are the basis for building a reliable self-image, defining business ambitions and benchmarking. Assessments contribute to a better identity in areas such as product innovation, risk assessment, disaster recovery planning and assessing the knowledge level of employees. With QOL| Audit and Assessment Management, audits and assessments can be planned and the results of audits and assessments can be managed organization-wide.
- Audit planning, scheduling, registration, performance and improvement plans available in one solution
- Exceptional user interface and easy to use
- The best ROI and low operational costs through simple multi-level application management
- Real-time access to audit findings on a 'need to know' basis and access rights granted
All types of Audits and Assessments
Internal audits, supplier audits or audits by regulators; all types of audits can be planned, recorded and performed.. The use of the Audit & Assessment module offers a rich variety of functions like real-time access to audit data, audit reports, the status of findings and improvement plans. The preparation time for audits can be reduced drastically, so that more time can be freed for the actual content of the audit process. Not only the audit team, but also all the employees involved get access, based on the 'need to know' principle, to their contribution to the auditing process.
Audit planning and scheduling
Scheduling periodic audit directly shows the benefits of using QOL| Audit and Assessment Management. Through a single entry, audits are planned over a longer period and then, when the time comes, people receive timely an automatic notification of the audit. The lead auditor and his team can now determine the details of the audit. Results of previous audits and outstanding actions can automatically be highlighted to all those directly involved. Thus the progress of improvement programs can be assessed and, when necessary, timely measures can be taken. QOL| Audit and Assessment Management monitors all deadlines for everyone involved. Information is always available centrally, on the basis of rights that a person derives from his position and role within the specific audit.
Checklists and event planning
Standard checklists can be viewed and may potentially be linked to audits in a modified form. Using QOL| Audit and Assessment Management, standard checklists can periodically be reviewed and tested on the actuality of the audit process. For audit events, such as organizing meetings around the audit process, special forms are available, which after use become part of the complete audit database built by QOL| Audit and Assessment Management.
Each finding identified during an audit is captured and processed in the corresponding audit file. In the findings document not only the finding is captured, but immediately forms the basis for further treatment. Such as an analysis, a risk assessment or beforehand an indication of the corrective action or shutting down operations for further treatment. This approach ensures that each issue receives proper attention and that the right corrective action is taken and the realization process is monitored
Within QOL| Audit and Assessment Management, periodic audits can automatically be planned. This considerably relieves the administrative process around preparing and conducting audits. At recurring audits, the appropriate checklists are included as standard equipment. Also, recurring self-assessments and supplier assessments can be scheduled continuously.
-Supervision & Monitoring
Once designed and implemented, QOL| Audit and Assessment Management offers a continuous reduction of the administrative tasks around preparing and conducting audits and a lasting simplification of the overall handling process.. The organization-wide application of QOL| Audit and Assessment Management contributes directly to the fact that future audits will run smoothly and efficiently. Practice shows that by disclosing the audit management system, auditors will appreciate the reporting and file structure of QOL| Audit and Assessment Management, which supports the monitoring of the overall audit process.
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