Yes, it makes sense to carry out the management review meeting after the internal audit has been carried out. The internal audit captures relevant information that does not come from the simple analysis of the process indicators.
That way, one of the decisions of the management review meeting may be the decision to go to certification.
How long, after the internal audit, should a management review meeting be being held?
Some organizations decide to do it right away, one week or so after the internal audit, they believe that top management can infuse direction and pressure to close any nonconformities.
Other organizations decide to give a one month interval between internal audit and management review meeting because they want to present a picture of what was found and what was done to close any nonconformity.
So, it is up to your organization to decide what kind of interval will be more useful.
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