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quality management

Governance Management Systems (GMS).

Lead Auditor against BS 13500 requirements.

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You need this course if...

  • You want to audit Governance Management Systems (GMS) against BS 13500 requirements.
  • You are an Auditor or Manager and want to add to your credibility with a widely accepted qualification.
  • You want to satisfy the formal training requirements auditor certification.

You will learn...

  • The purpose of a GMS and the BS 13500 principles of quality management.
  • Essential definitions to help you interpret and audit BS 13500 requirements.
  • To analyse BS 13500 clauses and suggest examples of evidence that would show conformance with these requirements.
  • The roles and responsibilities of an auditor and lead auditor.
  • To plan and conduct an interview with accountable or executive management and evaluate an organisation’s adherence to governance code of practice.
  • To prepare an on-site audit plan that establishes effective audit trails across processes and between members of an audit team.
  • To prepare thoroughly for audit and produce process based checklists.
  • To gather objective evidence through observation, interviewing and reviewing documentation.
  • How to evaluate objective evidence and correctly identify conformance and non-conformance with requirements.
  • To report findings accurately against requirements of BS 13500, write and grade non-conformity reports and evaluate proposals for corrective action.
  • How to relate your audit findings to the governance policy and performance of the organisation and present your overall evaluation to top management.

You will need…

  • Knowledge and understanding of BS 13500 and experience of auditing.
  • To understand the basics of how organisations work and the role of top management.
  • To have good knowledge of BS 13500 and possess knowledge of system and management principles and concepts.
  • Complete approximately 2 hours of pre-course work prior to attending the course.

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Tutored Audits (coached live audit at your company)

Course length

5 days

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