8th May, 2017 | by Andrew Barham
You’ve been asked by your boss to be an internal auditor – and you’re thinking, why me? Why have I been chosen? What have I done wrong? Rather than looking at the request negatively, consider this… becoming an internal auditor could be one of the best things that has ever happened to you, at least as far as your career is concerned. Find out below about the career benefits of being an internal auditor.
14th December, 2016 | by Andrew Barham
We’ve just developed and run our first Performance Auditing course designed specifically for businesses and people who want to get more out of their audits and auditing. This course is for those of you who want to go beyond the ‘tick and flick’ approach and writing the same report each time. It is for those who want to drive real change within their organisation.
6th April, 2016 | by Andrew Barham
Verification and validation are two terms that we often see within management system standards, such as in the design and development section of ISO 9001, however the two are often confused. Both are used as part of the process of checking, verification ensures that the subject meets its requirements or specifications, while validation checks that it is fit for purpose. In the simplest terms, verification could be expressed as ‘are we building it right?’, whereas validation is ‘did we build the right thing?’
4th May, 2015 | by PwC's Auditor Training & Certification
When it comes to being a good auditor it’s not all about Standards and tick sheets. It has everything to do with trust.
If the organisation being audited doesn’t trust the auditor then the whole exercise is a lost cause. But how do you position yourself as a trustworthy auditor? Below are the dos and don’ts of making the right impression on your clients and employer.
12th July, 2013 | by Andrew Barham
Continuing on from our recent series on questions to ask top management, our next series focuses on other levels of management incorporated in an Integrated Management System. Throughout an audit, the auditor will conduct a series of interviews with managers and other staff at varying levels in the organisation.
6th December, 2012 | by Andrew Barham
Are you looking to advance your auditor career? Do you want to improve your employees’ auditor skills? Or perhaps you’re looking to consolidate the internal auditing skills you already have?