Quality Audit

3 Definitions

A systematic and independent examination to determine quality related activities are implemented effectively and comply with the quality systems and/or quality standards
defined by 6SixSigSigma
(also quality assessment, or conformity assessment) A systematic and independent examination and evaluation to determine whether quality activities and results comply with planned arrangements and whether these arrangements are implemented effectively and are suitable to achieve objectives. (see Quality system audit)
defined by Lean Affiliates
Structured review of quality management activities to identify lessons learned and improve performance of the project or other projects within the organization.
defined by PCoE Oregon .Gov