How to Write Effective Standard Operating Procedures
Documenting the appropriate steps needed to complete a particular activity or job effectively is an integral part of a successful quality operation. If you have outdated, generic or non-existent written Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), this presentation will help change that. We will discuss how to write SOPs that are concise and effective for your specific operation so that each step of every task is followed in a proven and effective manner every time. Effective SOPs will result in fewer errors and waste, increased productivity, reduced risk of injury and loss, and meeting service requirements. In addition, training new employees will be less disruptive and more efficient.
1. Explain the benefits of developing and using SOPs
2. Learn how to gather the right information to develop effective SOPs
3. Review how to properly format and clearly write effective SOPs
4. Explore effectively use SOPs in training and auditing for continuous improvement