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The Glossary for Quality Management +++ 'ANSI', 'Audit', 'Abbreviation'

An abbreviation (from Latin brevis, meaning short) is a shortened word (or phrase). The abbreviation is mostly created with from the shortend word.

ANSI administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system.

An Audit in the quality management is an evaluation of a person, organization, system, process, enterprise, project or product. During the audit the auditor perceives and recognizes the propositions before him for examination, collects evidence, evaluates the same and on this basis formulates his judgment which is communicated through his audit report.

The Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) sets the standards for training organisations, so that the results (the competency of the students) can be assessed in a comparable way.