June 14, 2024 | Quezon City – In gearing up for its ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) recertification, the Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority (FPA) conducted an Internal Quality Audit (IQA) Training Workshop at the FPA Building, BAI Compound, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City, from June 13-14, 2024.

The training aimed to deepen the internal quality auditors’ understanding of ISO 9001:2015 requirements and build their capability to conduct internal quality auditing. Engr. Henry Palaca, a renowned quality management system consultant and President of Quality Plus Management Consulting Co., serves as the workshop facilitator.

The training comprehensively covered key aspects, including understanding the internal auditing process, the complete audit cycle, and the tips necessary towards achieving a successful quality audit.

Participants actively engaged in practical exercises and case studies to effectively apply the principles in conducting impactful internal quality audits that directly benefit process owners.

The participants also conducted a practical internal audit during the workshop, allowing them to apply the theoretical knowledge acquired to practical scenarios.

Dir. Julieta B. Lansangan, during her opening remarks, emphasized that internal audits promote accountability within our Agency, which keeps its workforce to be guided in performing their duties well and making the right decisions in the spirit of public service and good governance.

“The training will provide participants with practical insights and serve as a catalyst for continuous improvement, offering valuable feedback to enhance their skills and approaches in auditing practices,” she added. ###

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