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SIMSA Lead Operational Auditor Course

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About Course

This course will put you in the league of professional auditors by equipping you with the right blend of knowledge and techniques. You will be able to create a well structured audit program for your company, come up with appropriate approach and the process of audit that addresses the bey business priorities.

These techniques can be applied to any kind of operations e.g. manufacturing, quality, procurement, selling & distribution, supply chain or even service operations. By implementing these techniques & best practices, you will be able to create a good impression on the certification bodies and make the process of certification easier and compliant.

If you are responsible for managing the operations, you will be able to create a program for self audits and proactively improve the compliance and efficacy of the operations. It means fewer surprises & errors, a culture of continuous improvement and higher employee morale.

The lead auditor course is divided into 4 sections.

  • The first section covers the building blocks and principles of audit that govern the framework for implementing the governance of audits program. The section includes various types of audits, different approaches to conducting audits, use of internal and external standards, organizing the audit function.
  • The next 3 sections cover the step by step process of conducting the audit as well as the best practices for effectively managing the audit program.
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What Will You Learn?

  • Describe the principles and process of Internal and Operational Audits
  • Manage Audit Stakeholders effectively
  • Apply the framework of System based and Risks based audits
  • Organize an efficient and effective Audit Organization
  • Plan and prepare well for the Audit
  • Apply Best Practices for conducting the Audit and Report Writing
  • Close the loop with Corrective Action planning and follow-ups

Course Content

Building Blocks of Internal and Operational Audits
In this section, you will learn about the concepts and principles of the audits that enable you to plan a strategy of how to use audits as enabler for improvements and risk mitigation.

  • Introduction to Audit Principles
  • Quiz on Principles of Audit
  • Types and Phases of Audits
  • Quiz: Types and Phases of Audit
  • Management of Audit Stakeholders
  • Quiz: Management of Audit Stakeholders
  • Standards in Audit
  • Quiz: Standards in Audits
  • Internal Controls Part 1
  • Internal Controls Part 2
  • Quiz: Internal Controls
  • Audit Approaches Part 1
  • Audit Approaches Part 2
  • Quiz: Approaches to Audit
  • Three Lines of Defence
  • Quiz: Three Lines of Defence
  • Organization of Audit Function Part 1
  • Organization of Audit Function Part 2
  • Quiz: Organization of Audit Function

Planning and Preparing for the Internal and Operational Audits
In this section, you will learn about the process and best practices of planning & preparing for an audit

Conducting the Audit
In this section, you will learn about the best practices of conducting an audit

Closing the Audit Loop
In this section, you will learn about the process and best practices of closing the loop with corrective action planning & tracking as well as effective report writing

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2 years ago
Excellent training by SIMSA. Must for all
Kavita Pandey
2 years ago
Interesting and informative training.
2 years ago
Very interactive, with summary at the end of each session followed bu quiz.
2 years ago