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Recorded Webinar: Planning for a Remote Internal Audit, a new Paradigm

About this Webinar

An internal audit is your opportunity to formally check whether a management system is operating in a way that complies with both external and internal requirements.
What happens when there is a long-term business interruption and the need for compliance is still needed?

Clear some time in your schedule to learn from Matthew Sica, Quality Assurance Director at Phase Four Services as he explains the importance and strategy of a remote, internal audit. His presentation will provide considerations on how to plan and carry out a remote, internal audit using technology.


  • Evaluating risk and opportunities associated with remote internal auditing
  • How to plan for remote internal audits
  • Points to consider when choosing technology for remote audits
  • Steps for applying a remote internal audit
  • Follow-up on a remote internal audit


Matthew Sica | Quality Assurance Director @ Phase Four Services

Matthew Sica is the Quality Assurance Director with Phase Four Services, a management company working in the cannabis industry. Matt has 30 years of experience in the laboratory environment and has gained expertise in management systems, laboratory accreditation, monitoring and testing issues, proficiency testing, reference material and regulatory issues. He has served in both technical and managerial roles for chemical and microbiological disciplines.

Karen Arrivillaga | Account Executive @ Qualtrax

Karen has been with Qualtrax since 2015, with a focus in the laboratory space. Karen has more than six years of experience selling technology solutions and is passionate about finding the best ways to use software to manage accreditation, simplify compliance, and inspire a culture of quality. She’s a proud member of the Qualtrax internal audit team, which recently assisted with our transition to ISO/IEC 9001:2015. Karen graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor’s in Consumer Economics.

Interested in more webinars?

If you liked this webinar, you might be interested in a webinar we recorded with Shelley Webster, from El Cajon Crime Lab, Shane Hager, from VPT, inc., and Kelli Lewis, from the U.S. Secret Service on utilizing technology to help their teams be effective, managing staff remotely, and ensuring access to critical information throughout their organizations.

Find upcoming webinars on our Event Calendar and more recorded webinars on our Videos page.

Categories: Audits, Quality Managers