The audit lifecycle comprises all the steps from audit planning until closing any possible observation detected during the audit execution. The lifecycle can be divided into different parts with different activities in each of them:

• Audit Preparation

  • Requirements from sponsors request
  • Pre-audit questionnaire request to the company to be audited
  • Risk Evaluation performance
  • Objectives and Audit Approach definition
  • Agenda preparation and sending
  • Audit records preparation

• Audit Execution
• Audit Reporting
• Audit CAPA Follow-up