Audits of management systems

For the implementation, certification and maintenance of management systems, audits play an important role.

The audit types are distinguished according to different criteria.

Distinction according to audit subject:

  • System audit (looks into the management system)

  • Process audit (looks into individual processes)

  • Product audit (looks into the product according to customer expectations)

  • Project audit (looks into the progress of a project)

  • Supplier audit (verifies outsourced processes and/or vital procurement parts)