Virtual Auditing Skills

1 Day/s

CPD Hours: 7


In today’s evolving landscape of auditing practices, virtual audits are becoming more frequent due to their cost -effectiveness, time efficiency nature, and ability to maintain compliance and operations during challenging global shifts. Virtual auditing is not as simple as it may seem. It’s not just about moving in-person meetings online, there are significant communication and technical challenges to overcome.

Are you ready to embrace virtual audits?

Are you ready to step into the world of virtual audits? Do you have experience of virtual audits? Would you like to practice real virtual auditing in a safe and supportive learning environment? Guided by our highly experienced auditing experts, you will gain invaluable feedback and coaching to refine your skills.

This is a unique practical auditing course, you will master the skills needed for successful virtual audits. Gain hands-on experience in planning and executing virtual audits, including mastering techniques for impactful opening meetings, effective two-way communication during virtual tours, use effective questioning techniques and optimise document and record review methods.

Meet your expert: Peter Deegan

Peter Deegan, RSSL's lead tutor in our suite of audit training courses, shares current best practices in virtual auditing and takes you through real-world virtual audit scenarios, designed for you to improve your virtual auditing skills.

If you want to practice how to conduct virtual audits in a secure learning environment – then this is the course for you. Spaces are limited, register now to secure your place on this very popular course!

This course is suitable for :

  • Pharma industry GMP/GDP professionals who conduct or are planning to conduct virtual audits and wish to practice their virtual auditing skills in a safe learning environment.
  • Supplier professionals who receive audits from clients and want to improve their ability to work more collaboratively in virtual audits by seeing what the auditor needs from you.

This course includes the following topics :

  • Virtual auditing – challenges and risks
  • Technical virtual setup to optimise human-to-human interactions
  • Creating an effective virtual audit plan that engages with the auditee so you are both ready
  • Conducting opening meetings
  • Conducting a live facility tour
  • Conducting a virtual audit of a paper-based PQS and digital PQS

    At the end of this event you will:

    • Be able to assess audit risks so that your virtual audit objectives have a high chance of successful achievement
    • Be able to set up a good technical system to improve human-to-human interactions
    • Practice conducting virtual opening meetings that set a good tone for the audit
    • See a realistic facility live virtual tour to help you prepare better for process visualisation
    • Practice audit interviews and learn how to optimally view documents and records
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Meet the tutors

Peter Deegan

Peter is an experienced Pharmaceutical QA professional, with over 30 years GMP, ISO 9001 Quality Systems, audit and training experience.

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