Kalinga State University Conducts Training Seminar on ISO 19011:2018 Recalibration for Quality Assurance

In a bid to uphold and enhance quality standards within its operations, the KSU- Office of Quality Assurance is currently hosting a comprehensive training seminar on the recalibration of internal quality audits to align with ISO 19011:2018 guidelines. The four-day seminar, running from April 16th to April 19th, 2024, aims to equip internal auditors with updated knowledge and skills essential for maintaining a robust Quality Management System (QMS).

Partnering with the Development Academy of the Philippines, the seminar focuses on reviewing the ISO 9001:2015 standards and documentation requirements. Participants will delve into the intricacies of internal quality audits, understanding their roles, and the myriad benefits they bring to a QMS. Moreover, attendees will gain insights into the activities and requirements outlined by ISO 19011, the internationally recognized standard for internal auditing, ensuring conformity and efficiency in audit processes.

Dr. Eduardo T. Bagtang, University President, reiterated his usual commitment to quality in his opening remarks, reaffirming its position as a top priority within the university.

"Let's raise the bar on quality management," echoed Dr. Ronald Wacas, University ISO Chairman, emphasizing the collective endeavor towards excellence in quality assurance.

The seminar provides a platform for participants to acquire practical skills in planning, executing, and monitoring internal quality audits. Through interactive sessions and hands-on exercises, attendees are poised to enhance their capabilities in maintaining and continuously improving the university's quality standards.

With quality management being a cornerstone of institutional excellence, initiatives such as the ISO 19011:2018 recalibration seminar underscore KSU’s steadfast dedication to ensuring the highest standards of quality across all facets of its operations. As the seminar progresses, participants are poised to emerge as catalysts for positive change, driving the university towards even greater heights of excellence in quality assurance.