The Auditee Bill of Rights - Quality Management Webinar By ComplianceOnline
The Auditee Bill of Rights January 14, Friday 10:00 AM PST | 01:00 PM ESTWhy Should You Attend:As an audited organization, do you stand up for your rights? Or, to avoid conflict, do you just accept whatever comesyour way during the audit experience? Maybe it is time for an Auditee Bill of Rights, so organizations know what theyshould expect and demand from their auditors and certification bodies.A “bill of rights” is a list of rights that are considered important and essential by a group of people. A prime example isthe first ten amendments to the United States Constitution, referred to as the Bill of Rights. In this webinar our pro-posed Auditee Bill of Rights won’t be a legal document. Instead, it is a list of economic rights from the perspective thatthe auditee is the customer. Patterned on the “Patient” Bill of Rights in the healthcare industry, the eight areas of ourAuditee Bill of Rights are: Choice, Information, Access, Participation, Respect, Confidentiality, Appeal, and Responsi-bility.Attend this webinar to understand what your rights are as an auditee and how to apply these at proper places andtimes.Date: January 14, Friday 2010Time: 10:00 AM PST | 01:00 PM ESTDuration: 60 MinInstructor: Larry WhittingtonLocation: Your office or conference room (no need to travel!) Larry Whittington Register NowAreas Covered in the Seminar:• Choice: Are you aware of your choices? Do you know how to transfer to a different certification body?• Information: Are you receiving well written audit reports? If they aren’t adding value, what can you do about it?• Access: Do you know the contact information for your assigned auditor and your account manager at the certifica-tion body? Are you receiving good support?• Participation: Do you receive a copy of the audit plan prior to the scheduled audit? Are you being assigneddifferent auditors from audit to audit, causing a lack of continuity? Are you given the opportunity to give your opinion ofthe auditor’s performance?• Respect: Does your auditor prepare for the audit and minimize the disruption to your operations?• Confidentiality: Does your auditor offer consulting advice in conflict with the auditor code of conduct? Does thatmean they might share your proprietary information when they consult with other organizations?• Appeal: Does your auditor mention in the opening meeting that you can appeal nonconformities? Are you reluctantto appeal? Do you know the appeals process and who is the final arbiter?• Responsibility: Does your management look at audits as penalty-free opportunities for improvement. Do theyvisibly support the audit program?