Governance Risk Toolkit

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Establish Governance Risk: leverage looker and other BI tools to review broadcast and streaming values over time and identify value outliers and proactively surface errors in analysis.

More Uses of the Governance Risk Toolkit:

  • Confirm your project facilitates Training Sessions on or about Information security and ensures consistent application of organization policy and procedure guidelines.

  • Stay up to date on the latest intelligence and methodologies of related to Information security in order to identify threats and Manage Risks.

  • Collaborate with IT control owners to continuously monitor control effectiveness and act as a trusted advisor to business and technology leadership on the design and effective operation of controls.

  • Identify Governance Risk: work across product and technology to continuously improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Internal Controls through Best Practice controls design and the application of automation.

  • Stay current on security regulations, Industry Trends, new threats and attack techniques, mitigation techniques, and emerging security technologies.

  • Standardize Governance Risk: partner effectively with internal and external stakeholders representing p and t, accounting, business leadership and auditors among others.

  • Facilitate the review of third party SOC Reports and partner with your Technology Teams to ensure relevant third party Service Providers are aligned with control requirements.

  • AudIT Governance Risk: design and implement Cyber and IT controls assessment and assurance process to ensure controls function effectively and efficiently.

  • Identify and close Consulting Services opportunities in the areas of Identity and Access Management, Governance Risk and Compliance (IT Risk), and Cybersecurity.

  • Represent the operational Risk Management organization in the development of an enterprise Governance Risk and control system (integrated technology solution).

  • Make sure that your project provides expertise and guidance in interpreting specifications, requirements, guidelines, and policies to assure process and product compliance.

  • Develop a Cyber and IT controls catalog to align with your organizations Risk Appetite and tolerance levels to support Business Objectives.

  • Confirm your design ensures that applications are free from vulnerabilities by supporting application owners and Project Managers security testing needs and validating security testing results.

  • Provide early indication of increasing risk exposures through designing, implementing, and monitoring of enterprise and LOB tolerances and KRIs.

  • Partner with key business stakeholders to drive the adoption, design, implementation, operation, and remediation of control activities and other supporting requirements like policies, standards, processes, system configurations and reporting and compliance auditing.

  • Ensure you chart; lead your organization wide Information security Compliance Program, ensuring IT activities, processes, and procedures meet defined requirements, policies and regulations.

  • Evaluate and recommend Security Controls for various applications and platforms throughout your organization while supporting business initiatives.

  • Direct Governance Risk: work closely with Security Architecture, Network Infrastructure team, and business units to provide security planning and Technical Support.

  • Identify Governance Risk: technical Program Management 2, Governance Risk and Compliance.

  • Lead Governance Risk: mature and execute technology Risk Management strategy for cloud based solutions, working closely with business, technology, and Information security to allow cloud platform capabilities.

  • Confirm your design serves as expert on matters related to enterprise Network Security architecture, design, implementation, and ongoing support for Network Security devices.

  • Develop Governance Risk: regularly review your organizations computing environment to identify opportunities for implementation of additional it general controls where risk exists.

  • Identify Governance Risk: you are known for implementing Process Improvements and adding value to your current organization and see yourself as able and wanting to do more.

  • Be accountable for Emerging Technologies, as Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) technologies.

  • Be accountable for identifying non compliance issues in Software Engineering activities and non consistent issues in software work products, and monitor to resolution.

  • Oversee the entire Information security program and plan, to establish strategies and processes which support your organizations ongoing security objectives and adhere to NIST/SANS.

  • Develop Governance Risk: information Security Management system (isms) or Governance Risk compliance systems (GRC).

  • Establish and maintain system controls by developing framework for controls and levels of access; recommending improvements to improve security and Reduce Risk.

  • Devise Governance Risk: pragmatically implement Data Architecture principles, standards, patterns and framework using established Enterprise Architecture governance processes.

  • Follow organization and industry development standards, governance processes, and Best Practices.

  • Drive Operational Excellence and appropriate Risk Mitigation through the identification and management of the requisition and contract processes, Risk Assessment and Vendor Management process.

  • Oversee and/or complete all activities related to occupancy, collections, delinquency, exposure, Accounts Payable/Receivable, and Online Reputation Management.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Governance Risk Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Governance Risk related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Governance Risk specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Governance Risk Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a Data Driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Governance Risk improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. Are controls defined to recognize and contain problems?

  2. Do you know who is a friend or a foe?

  3. Who is the main stakeholder, with ultimate responsibility for driving Governance Risk forward?

  4. How do you establish and deploy modified action plans if circumstances require a shift in plans and rapid execution of new plans?

  5. How do you verify and validate the Governance Risk data?

  6. Will existing staff require re-training, for example, to learn new business processes?

  7. Why do you expend time and effort to implement measurement, for whom?

  8. What is the Governance Risk Driver?

  9. Who is involved with workflow mapping?

  10. Do you say no to customers for no reason?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Governance Risk book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Governance Risk self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Governance Risk Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Governance Risk areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Governance Risk Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline Data Protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:


STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Governance Risk projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Governance Risk Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Governance Risk project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Governance Risk project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Governance Risk Project Team have enough people to execute the Governance Risk project plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Governance Risk project plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

Step-by-step and complete Governance Risk Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Governance Risk Project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Governance Risk project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 Governance Risk project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Governance Risk project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Governance Risk project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Governance Risk project with this in-depth Governance Risk Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Governance Risk projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based Best Practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Governance Risk and put Process Design strategies into practice according to Best Practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Governance Risk investments work better.

This Governance Risk All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.