Process Audit Toolkit

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Process Audit 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 967 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Process Audit improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 967 standard requirements:

  1. Do you regularly determine how the information flows and maps to the business process for the mainframe, network, and telecommunications environments. Has any of this changed from the last examination?

  2. Do you evaluate your organizations analyzes of trends in the risks to your organization. How effective is your organizations process for identifying and assessing the effects of trends in the risks?

  3. Has management established and documented a business continuity plan to ensure that all systems, (including essential non-systems) and related business processes can be recovered in a timely manner?

  4. Do you review and assess the degree of reliance on service providers for information processing and technology support including security management. How effective have the service providers been?

  5. Do you evaluate the outsourcing requirements definition process. Does your organization develop requirements to allow for subsequent use in request for proposals RFPs, contracts, and monitoring?

  6. What is your preferred process of recognition (certification) of implemented standards and good practice frameworks (self-declaration, audit by the client, independent external certification)?

  7. 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?

  8. 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?

  9. Have procedures been developed to identify and track the environmental training needs of all personnel who have responsibility for processes that have significant environmental impact?

  10. What is your preferred process of recognition (certification) of implemented standards and good practice frameworks (self-declaration, audit by the client, independent 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 Process Audit book in PDF containing 967 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Probability and Impact Assessment: Your customers business requirements have suddenly shifted because of a new regulatory statute, what now?

  2. Activity Duration Estimates: Is a contract developed which obligates the seller and the buyer?

  3. Stakeholder Management Plan: Does all Process Audit project documentation reside in a common repository for easy access?

  4. Procurement Management Plan: Have all team members been part of identifying risks?

  5. Project Management Plan: If the Process Audit project is complex or scope is specialized, do you have appropriate and/or qualified staff available to perform the tasks?

  6. Cost Baseline: Have the resources used by the Process Audit project been reassigned to other units or Process Audit projects?

  7. Stakeholder Management Plan: Are risk oriented checklists used during risk identification?

  8. Procurement Audit: Are there authorizations on file to support all deductions from payroll checks?

  9. Assumption and Constraint Log: Can you perform this task or activity in a more effective manner?

  10. Planning Process Group: You are creating your WBS and find that you keep decomposing tasks into smaller and smaller units. How can you tell when you are done?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Process Audit project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Process Audit 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 Process Audit 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 Process Audit investments work better.

This Process Audit 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.