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Audits during the pandemic
Conducting audits during this pandemic can be a challenge. Most organisations have competency
frameworks detailing Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) but commonly lack competence records,
and information is usually fragmented as departments work in siloes. The numerous voids and the
absence of a consolidated view means that auditors cannot scrutinise remotely.
Qualification vs. Competence
Is fair to make the assumption that if an individual has gained a qualification, usually in the form of a certificate or some kind of ceremonial token, that they are proficient and trusted to undertake a particular role or responsibility? In short, does it make them immediately competent?