Category : International Standard Organization | Sub Category : ISO Posted on 2021-08-03 17:16:14
The Catanduanes State University (CatSU) headed by SUC President III, Dr. Patrick Alain T. Azanza conducted an Opening Meeting for the Internal Audit Plan of the University for 2021 at the Accreditation Room, August 3, 2021.
Dr. Azanza, in his opening message shared his insights and learnings about his ISO experiences. The meeting was then presided by Engr. Rafael O. Santelices, Administrative Officer V, Management Audit Analyst III and Lead Internal Auditor of the CatSU Internal Audit Services (IAS) Office.
Engr. Santelices said that this year’s audit plan included Corporate Business Operations and Project Monitoring Committee in addition to all areas audited last year CY 2020. Likewise, the scope of audit was expanded to graduate school and production affairs, besides the provision of Basic and Higher educational services including Administrative, Research and Extension, and Support and Ancillary Services.
The internal audit plan aims 1) to confirm that the management system conforms with all the requirements of the standards; 2) to confirm the organization’s commitment to maintain the effectiveness and improvement of the management system in order to enhance overall performance; and lastly, 3) to confirm whether the operation of the management system contributes to the achievement of the organization’s policy and objectives.
Attendees of the activity are all Vice-Presidents,
Unit Heads and Deans, all internal auditors and observers. The start of the
audit is on August 4 and will end on November of 2021. The estimated total of
days to cover the 1st semester SY 2021-2022 is 41 days. Conformities
(positive feedback), best practices, opportunities for improvement and
non-conformities are said to be reported during the audit.