Internal Auditor Toolkit

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Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Internal Auditor Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Internal Auditor 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 Internal Auditor specific requirements:


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Internal Auditor 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 922 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Internal Auditor improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 922 standard requirements:

  1. Security and authentication technologies, allied to event logging, in the cloud computing environment can help auditors as they deal with issues related to workflow were those who entered, approved, changed or otherwise touched data authorized to do so, on an individual, group or role-related basis?

  2. Is management periodically considering advise from external parties (e.g., customers, vendors and others doing business with the entity, external auditors, and regulators) on the functioning of an entitys enterprise Risk Management?

  3. For HIPAA, glba and/or other state or federal regulation compliance, what due diligence/auditing is performed to ensure that you remain in compliance and what individual(s) in your organization are responsible for said compliance?

  4. In your review of the most recent IT audit reports, plans, and scopes, and any external audit or internal audIT outsourcing engagement letters. What is managements role in IT audit activities?

  5. Question to cloud service provider: What auditing logs, reports, alerts and notifications do you provide in order to monitor user access both for your needs and for the needs of your auditor?

  6. Have you met with appropriate internal and/or external resources (legal, tax, accounting, audit, HR, shareholder relations, consultant, other) to identify and address disclosure requirements?

  7. Can your application create specific accounts for people with no administrative rights (external auditors, non-IT executives, etc.), allowing them to perform audits securely and autonomously?

  8. How do you prove to a client or an auditor that adequate security measures are in place, now that this is not only your problem, and a shared responsibility between you and a cloud provider?

  9. Do the acceptance procedures and specifications include the criteria for acceptance/rejection, define the process to be used, and specify the measuring and test equipment that is to be used?

  10. To what extent does your organization ensure that staff members design activities in ways that are informed by your organizations mechanisms of review, research, monitoring and/or auditing?


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 Internal Auditor book in PDF containing 922 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Internal Auditor 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 Internal Auditor Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Internal Auditor 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 Internal Auditor 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 Internal Auditor projects with the 62 implementation resources:

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Project Performance Report: To what degree does the teams work approach provide opportunity for members to engage in open interaction?

  2. Schedule Management Plan: Is there a formal set of procedures supporting Stakeholder Management?

  3. Schedule Management Plan: Is an industry recognized mechanized support tool(s) being used for Internal Auditor project scheduling & tracking?

  4. Procurement Management Plan: Is Internal Auditor project work proceeding in accordance with the original Internal Auditor project schedule?

  5. Procurement Audit: Are checks safeguarded against theft, loss, or misuse?

  6. Responsibility Assignment Matrix: Are material costs reported within the same period as that in which BCWP is earned for that material?

  7. Activity Duration Estimates: Is the cost performance monitored to identify variances from the plan?

  8. Executing Process Group: What does it mean to take a systems view of a Internal Auditor project?

  9. Lessons Learned: What is your overall assessment of the outcome of this Internal Auditor project?

  10. Variance Analysis: What is the performance to date and material commitment?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Internal Auditor project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Internal Auditor project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Internal Auditor 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 Internal Auditor 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 Internal Auditor 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 Internal Auditor project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Internal Auditor 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 Internal Auditor 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 Internal Auditor investments work better.

This Internal Auditor 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.