Perform recurring or regularly scheduled audits to keep the business on the right track
An audit can take on many shapes and sizes. Some of the more common audits are product audits, Process audit, System audit, quality management system audit evaluates an existing quality management program to determine its conformance to company policies, contract commitments, and regulatory requirements. Value-added assessments, management audits, and continual improvement assessments are terms used to describe the audit purpose beyond compliance and conformance: The purpose of these audits relates to organization alignment. Due to the high cost of a single-purpose follow-up audit, it is normally combined with the next scheduled audit of the area. However, this decision should be based on the importance and risk of the finding. As part of a sound ISO compliance strategy, regular audits should be conducted to verify preventive actions were taken as a result of identified issues that may be reported as opportunities for improvement…or identified through the corrective action process. COPEX provides many pre-defined audit paths to follow and provides from the smallest of scope to the very largest in auditing the entire business.