Saturday, April 26, 2014

The Function of Quality Audit in Project Management

By:

Efren Alvarez Galapon
Manager, Corporate Qualtiy, Health & Safety, Environment
Mobile Business Company Ltd. (MBUZZ)
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Mobile: +966 54 805 46 15
Email: efren.a.galapon@iodynamics.org efren.a.galapon@gmail.com


Figure 1. Process Overview

As I write this article, our internal quality audit team is in the middle of planned and scheduled internal quality audits of 92 projects and 11 business processes. Why is quality audit mandatory in an organization that has an established quality management system?

This article illustrates the function of quality audit in project management.

One of the “project management areas” of the PMBOK Guide is “Project Quality Management” (1).  It has three sections, namely: quality plan, quality assurance, and quality control. Quality audit is under “quality assurance.”

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