Diagnostic Audit of the Company

Diagnostic audit is fully carried out by Zygon Caspian Consulting consultants with involvement of the company representatives for obtainment of required documentation and information.

Diagnostic evaluation reveals the extent to which the existing management system of the company complies with international standards requirements, to understand the existing potential of the company, which can be used for building of management system in accordance with the required standard and plan the project timeline and required resources.

Audit of the existing company activities is carried out through interviewing senior management, managers and key employees, as well as through the analysis of existing documentation.

During the audit all key areas of the company are being checked. The emphasis is done on the analysis of those processes and areas of activity, to which ISO standards impose specific requirements, and the availability or non-availability of which can critically affect product quality, customer service, safety, environmental and other aspects of the activity.

Diagnostic audit can be carried out by consultants of our company:

- Before start of development and implementation of management systems to minimize risks related to costs and shortening of time for management systems building.
- When a quality management system has been developed, but not certified, and there is a need for provision of a diagnostic audit for compliance with standards and legislation before the certification audit.

The procedure for carrying out the diagnostic audit involves:

  • Initial familiarization with the company organizational structure.
  • Development and approval of the audit plan.
  • Preparation and presentation of the audit report.

The quality of our services is assured by extensive experience of our consultants in the development, implementation and certification of management systems. It is proofed by successfully completed projects and feedbacks from our customers.

Diagnostic Audit includes:

  • Interpretation of the standard requirements to the activities of enterprises: the definition of key processes of enterprises and determination of the elements and requirements of the standards that are applicable (not applicable) in the activities of enterprises in accordance with the specifics of its business processes.
  • Analysis of the existing documentation on Companies in order to assess the adequacy of the documentation management system in terms of the requirements of the standards, as well as determine whether the content of the existing documentation requirements of the standards.
  • Evaluation of the completeness of the requirements of regulatory documentation in the daily business operations of the areas where there are regulatory documents.
  • Analysis of the existing practice of work on areas of activity where there is no required standard procedures and regulations.
  • Identification discrepancies management system requirements of ISO standards and current legislation.
  • Preparation of the program of measures to bring the company into compliance with the standards.
  • Analysis of the completeness and effectiveness of the practice of management decision-making in relation to the main control objects:
    - The field of activity in which there is a duplication of administrative functions or no responsibility for the performance of work.
    - Conformity assessment of responsibility the authority to make management decisions in relation to facilities management.

The result looks a diagnostic audit in a report that contains:

  • The overall assessment of the compliance of the company's standards, the conclusion of each element of the standard (non-compliance) of the existing systems in the company.
  • The list of areas of the company, which revealed non-compliance with standards and legislation.
  • A detailed description of the identified inconsistencies in the context of: - inconsistencies regulatory documentation requirements of ISO; - Inconsistencies practices of enterprises to requirements of standards ISO.
  • The list and content of the documents that need to be developed to complement the existing regulatory documents in the company.
  • The list of documents requiring correction describing the necessary adjustments.
  • The changes that need to be put into practice activities of enterprises to meet the requirements of standards and regulations.

The report on the diagnostic audit provides a complete list of necessary documentation and organizational change, development and implementation that fully enable the company to create a working system with its subsequent certification in compliance with international standards.