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Join us for tomorrows LIVE online training session: Practical Internal Auditor Training for Food Operations

Posted by Simon in The Official IFSQN Blog, 06 May 2016 - - - - - - · 209 views, 0 comments

Get your internal audit team on the same page with this live instructor led online training course. Join us and we'll provide your team with the necessary tools to implement and maintain an effective internal audit system that meets the requirements of GFSI standards. Date: Friday, May 27, 2016
Duration : 4 hours UK Time: 1.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m...

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