Operational auditing Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Operational auditing 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 906 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Operational auditing improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 906 standard requirements:

  1. 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?

  2. Do you assess whether appropriate controls exist to address telecommunication operations risk. Is there proper alignment of telecommunication architecture and process with the strategic plan?

  3. 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?

  4. May an employer auditor use the plan auditors report as evidence about the fiduciary net position and changes in fiduciary net position for the audit of the employers financial statements?

  5. How will auditors requirements around auditability influence internal processes, information gathering, and the provision of evidence in support of increasingly future oriented disclosure?

  6. Does the inspection body conduct periodic internal audits covering all procedures in a planned and systematic manner, to verify that the management system is implemented and is effective?

  7. How do you engage divisions, operating units, operations, internal audit, risk management, compliance, finance, technology, and human resources in adopting HR policies and procedures?

  8. Did the CPA issue a report on the Internal Control and Compliance with Laws, Regulations, and Provisions of Contracts or Grant Agreements as required by Government Auditing Standards?

  9. For each medical device to be reconditioned, are device specifications, such as appropriate engineering drawings, component specifications and software specifications, maintained?

  10. Does your certification body certify an ISMS only when it has been operated through at least one management review and one internal ISMS audit covering the scope of certification?


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 Operational auditing book in PDF containing 906 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Procurement Management Plan: Have all involved Operational auditing project stakeholders and work groups committed to the Operational auditing project?

  2. Quality Management Plan: Is the amount of effort justified by the anticipated value of forming a new process?

  3. Activity List: How can the Operational auditing project be displayed graphically to better visualize the activities?

  4. Requirements Management Plan: Who is responsible for quantifying the Operational auditing project requirements?

  5. Risk Audit: Do you meet all obligations relating to funds secured from grants, loans and sponsors?

  6. Team Operating Agreement: Do you leverage technology engagement tools group chat, polls, screen sharing, etc.?

  7. Cost Management Plan: Have the key elements of a coherent Operational auditing project management strategy been established?

  8. Activity Duration Estimates: What is your organizations history in doing similar activities?

  9. Procurement Audit: Are decisions to outsource and being part of public private partnerships closely linked to the delivery of departments core services and functions?

  10. Change Management Plan: What are the responsibilities assigned to each role?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Operational auditing project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Operational auditing project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Operational auditing 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 Operational auditing 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 Operational auditing 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 Operational auditing 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 Operational auditing project with this in-depth Operational auditing Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Operational auditing 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 Operational auditing 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 Operational auditing investments work better.

This Operational auditing 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.