Sedex is a membership organization that provides online platforms for companies to manage and improve working conditions in global supply chains. Sedex exists to help companies improve their responsible and sustainable business practices, and source responsibly.
This four-hour course is designed to provide companies with an understanding of the background of Sedex, its service features, a tutorial on the Audit Management online portal, and Auditor Academy. The course will describe the differences between two of their services, SMETA and SVA audits.
SEDEX Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA) is a social audit that provides information for the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (SEDEX) database. SMETA focuses on topics such as human rights, workers’ rights, occupational health and safety, the environment, and business ethics.
The course includes such topics as the 4 Pillars, Audit Process, Roles & Responsibilities, Quality Management, and ETI (Ethical Trade Initiative) Base Code, which focuses on the conventions of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and is an internationally recognized code of good labor practice. The course will also describe Sedex Virtual Audits (SVA), including remote audit, sales/operations management and describe methods of efficient execution at all phases, and an overview of Audit Resources: BPG (Best Practice Guidance), Measurement Criteria, and Issue Titles (April 2022 revision).
Why choose DQS Academy?
Our trainers are experienced auditors who have experienced what it takes for companies to implement systems that foster continuous improvement.
Our Academy offers smaller class sizes and multiple formats for each course to provide an effective working environment for learners.
The training we provide helps to foster a culture of excellence and competency, enabling growth from within.
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Within the overwhelming world of “managing” management systems, DQS Academy offers responsive training solutions to enable you to turn systems from uninspiring tasks into a culture of advancement. DQS Academy, part of DQS Global, the trusted certification body known for...