Quality Control System and Internal Audit
Short Description Tasks Value
The Quality Control System is the system of Develop a rich representation of the quality control Since the quality control system is
policies, procedures, and structures that the system by designed to ensure the quality of the
program uses to ensure quality, e.g. - Listing all the elements of the quality control program it is critical to have a clear
admissions procedures, course approval system, grouping them, and noting their representation of it.
procedures, standing committees. relationship to each other,
- Making a chart of the quality control system, and The internal audit provides crucial
- Describing the quality control system in words. evidence of whether the quality
The internal audit is a form of institutional control system is operating as
self-assessment that examines the program’s Develop an audit plan. intended.
quality control system. It resembles a financial
audit done by an accountant. Formally approve the audit plan.
Carry out the audit.
Document an audit map or audit trail.
Write the audit report. (Appendix A of the Inquiry Brief
Estimated time to complete – Three Months
Sources of information:
TEAC Workbook pg. 161 - 207
TEAC Inquiry Brief Workshop, March 2008