Welcome to the Audit Division

Our website is dedicated to advancing quality audit knowledge:
  • addressing new hot topics
  • providing discussion forums
  • supporting auditor training and competency
  • building networks
As we initiate this site, please check the events, discussion groups, and files list for relevant content.  Older information that was part of our body of knowledge from or previous website will be transferred to this site. however please be patient as this large amount of information is transferred.

We will be sharing new webinars, conterences, and audit discussion here.  Please start a discussion if you have a question or just want to talk quality auditing.

If you would like to see something specific posted or discussed, please reach out to any of the Community Admins.
Please invite your fellow ASQ members to become active members of our community.

Happy Auditing!!


  • Audit Division Conference Presentations and Annual Business Meeting Presentation Now Available to MyASQ Members
    Please visit the "Files" tab on our Community Page to access all of the presentations from the 2019 Audit Division Conference in addition to the Annual Business Meeting presentation. https://my.asq.org/communities/files/folder/173/383 more
  • 2019 ASQ Audit Division Conference
    Still Time to Register and Join Us at the 2019 ASQ 27th Audit Conference. The 2019 Audit Division Conference will be held on October 17th and 18th, in Orlando Florida, at the DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance of Universal Orlando. Pre-conference tutorials will be held October 14th through the 16th. Special Conference Hotel Rates, Government ... more
  • ASQ Audit Division Call for Nominations for the 2020-2021 Term
    The Audit Division is currently accepting nominations for the positions of chair, chair elect, and secretary for the 2020 – 2021 term.     Nominations require the submission of a nomination petition signed by at least 10 Regular members—which includes Professional, Senior, Fellow, and Honorary members—as well as the primary contact ... more

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Recent Discussions

Shawn Varela
I appreciate the time you're taking.  I am currently looking for a lead NQA1 auditor to lead an audit with a first ...
Shawn Varela Aug '20
Kim K Burson
I am trying to determine if audits are required for non-GMP clinical sites in the USA that will perform ...
Kim K Burson Apr '20
Sheronda Jeffries


Recently I conducted a webinar for the ASQ Audit Division titled “Valid or NOT? – Verifying Management System ...
Christoper Abenes
Hello! Could anyone advise on how to prepare the documented information from transition of OHSAS 18001:2007 to ...
Jeremiah Genest
A big thank you to the Audit Division leadership team and conference committee for the great 2019 conference in ...
Jeremiah Genest Oct '19
Richard Tanner
I am looking for some participation in a Project I am currently developing. I hope this request is appropriate for ...
Richard Tanner Sep '19
I would be willing to help out. Send me the details.
I have now receive all the assistance needed. 

Though it strange how I received more response on the Quality ...
Heather Wade
I will be traveling and taking the CQA exam away from home. I would like to be efficient in what reference materials I ...
Heather Wade Aug '19
The most valuable study  material for me is the GLOSSARY.
I used the CMQ/OE text book glossary to study for the CQA.
Markus McDonell
I have often had discussion on a certain section of this clause and would like to hear what a larger group has to say. ...
Markus McDonell Aug '19
A documented risk assessment and meeting minutes are both possible ways to show that something was "taken into ...
Beat Schlumpf
In Switzerland,   companies conducting audits use the same auditors for years in the same companies. It is a ...
Beat Schlumpf Jun '19
Hi Beat Schlumpf, 

Subject: Batch Record Review, Deviations and Change Control, CAPA Corrective and ...
Thank you Saima for your request.
Unfortunately I have no additional information.

Beste regards

Hi Beat,

In response to your question, I offer the following:

"ISO makes standards and does not get involved in the ...
Thank you very much John for your reply.

You are right, but I would like to point out that the standard that specifies the rules for the work of certifying ...

Beat Schlumpf :
In Switzerland,   companies conducting audits use the same auditors for years in the same ...

Rhonda Goss
How are we going to expand knowledge of the Audit Division when only members can access this site?
Rhonda Goss Jun '19
Hi Rhonda,
Thanks for your question.  At this time it is true that only Audit Division Member may access the Audit ...

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Community Information

What is the Audit Division?
ASQ’s Audit Division is a team of professionals interested
in learning more about and advancing auditing as a profession.
Being a member connects you with a peer network of more
than 7,000 individuals from around the world. The Audit
Division provides a venue where people can network with
people who do similar work and have a common interest
in performance excellence.

What is the Membership?
Through membership in the Audit Division, members can
share and learn from individuals at leading worldwide
organizations that are transforming and improving auditing.
The membership is comprised of people from all levels
of an organization, CEOs, Presidents, Senior and Middle
Management, as well as personnel who perform audits and
assessments of their organizations.