The 7 Key Principles of Internal Auditing

Posted by Craig Thornton

This is a video series from Mango partner Andrew Thornhill from IRM Systems in Melbourne, Australia.

In this blog we’ll learn about the 7 key principles of effective management system auditing. Knowledge of these principles will help make sure you deliver an audit program that meets the needs of internal and external stakeholders and produces reliable, valid audit findings.




  1. Integrity is absolutely fundamental to the audit process
  2. Giving a fair report based on the objective evidence, and the facts seen during the audit
  3. Why it's important to avoid making judgement calls about procedures
  4. The importance of being independent of the work activity or the process we are auditing

Tags: ISO, Compliance, Internal Audit, videos