Risk-based Auditing Toolkit

$249.00
Availability:
Downloadable Resources, Instant Access

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


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Risk-based 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 997 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Risk-based Auditing improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 997 standard requirements:

  1. Can the methods be completed in the allocated time frames, and is there sufficient flexibility built in to allow for unexpected opportunities or issues?

  2. Are the subsequent analysis of the results of carrying out the audit programs and the development of observations and conclusions clearly documented?

  3. Can the evidence to be gathered support coming to conclusions on other criteria, either related to the same objective or to another objective?

  4. Has recent press coverage on cyberwarfare and/or cybersecurity affected your interest in, and focus on, the subject of information security?

  5. Are responsibilities defined in quality/technical agreements/contracts between all relevant parties involved in the chain of data flow?

  6. How satisfied are you that your organizations internal audit function delivers the value to your organization that it should?

  7. Is the risk management process an adequate and effective process for identifying, assessing, managing and reporting on risk?

  8. Should rotation of tests of controls from year to year be prohibited, or should it be permitted under certain conditions?

  9. Are there any missing that the internal auditor would consider essential to check the management of significant risks?

  10. Is the evidence supportive of the observation, and is it sufficient to lead to an opinion or conclusion on assurance?


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 Risk-based Auditing book in PDF containing 997 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. WBS Dictionary: Detailed schedules which support control account and work package start and completion dates/events?

  2. Activity Duration Estimates: How difficult will it be to do specific activities on this Risk-based Auditing project?

  3. Activity Resource Requirements: How many signatures do you require on a check and does this match what is in your policy and procedures?

  4. Scope Management Plan: What are the risks of not having good inter-organization cooperation on the Risk-based Auditing project?

  5. WBS Dictionary: Are overhead cost budgets (or Risk-based Auditing projections) established on a facility-wide basis at least annually for the life of the contract?

  6. Procurement Audit: Has management taken the necessary steps to ensure that relevant control systems are always up to date?

  7. Probability and Impact Assessment: Is the present organizational structure for handling the Risk-based Auditing project sufficient?

  8. WBS Dictionary: Does the contractors system provide for accurate cost accumulation and assignment to control accounts in a manner consistent with the budgets using recognized acceptable costing techniques?

  9. Scope Management Plan: Are non-critical path items updated and agreed upon with the teams?

  10. Probability and Impact Assessment: What should be the external organizations responsibility vis-ˆ-vis total stake in the Risk-based Auditing project?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Risk-based Auditing project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Risk-based 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 Risk-based 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 Risk-based 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 Risk-based 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 Risk-based 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 Risk-based Auditing project with this in-depth Risk-based Auditing Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Risk-based 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 Risk-based 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 Risk-based Auditing investments work better.

This Risk-based 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.