Internal Audit

Internal Audit

ISO 9001:2015 standard wants an organization to conduct internal audits at planned intervals to determine:

  • If QMS is effectively implemented and maintained & QMS conforms to:
  1. Requirements of the organization
  2. Requirements of the ISO 9001 standard
  3. Requirements of the customers / interested parties
  • Internal audits shall be planned and executed considering:
  1. Quality objectives
  2. Importance of the process
  3. Customer feedback
  4. Changes planned / done in past
  5. Results of previous audits

Standard wants organization to plan audit, communicate audit plan and schedule to employees, conduct audit impartially, report results to relevant management and employees, close internal audit findings / non conformities by taking suitable correction, root cause identification and corrective actions.

Internal Audit module of Effivity ensures you meet various requirements specific to Internal Audit defined across the standard in an effective, efficient and simple manner. Below steps demonstrate capabilities of this module and how you can comply with internal audit related requirements of the standard:-

An intelligent module level home page welcomes user to the module with all compliance options available in the module on left side menu. This home page shows quality objectives for the department, available / recently changed documents, real time graphical analysis on the basis of data / information captured in the system, alerts for pending tasks, quick links for common / regular tasks etc. Module level help is also given at appropriate places.

1. Define master internal audit schedule for various departments / processes.

2. Define internal audit plan for each specific scheduled audit by defining auditor, auditee, location, date & time of audit etc.

3. Automated alerts keep everyone informed about scheduled audits.

4. Capture internal audit findings through internal audit report.

5. Non conformance captured here will be reflected in non conformance module where you can take correction, identify root cause, take corrective action and evaluate effectiveness of the corrective actions.

6. If actions against internal audits are not completed on time, system generates alerts and reminders for the users to ensure you don’t miss any internal audit related compliance.

7. Procedure and forms related to internal audit can be captured in documented information module.

Comprehensive capabilities of this module ensures all the requirements pertaining to internal audit are addressed in a quick and simplified manner while achieving 100% compliance to ISO 9001:2015 standard. Contact us at info at for further information or visit to subscribe to our award winning and one of its kind of ISO 9001 compliance software.

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