No doubt the process of auditing a project is one of the major activities that define success of the project management process. In this article we talk about the general steps of the process. First we explain what project audit means; then we give the audit checklist.
The following Company Audit Checklist is designed for auditors and other professionals involved in the auditing activity. It lists the key questions to be considered when performing the activity. The checklist aims to help the auditor to review and examine the business management system of a company. It can be used as an additional guide when planning for the auditing procedure.
The audit of the business management environment starts with investigating the foundation of any organization – strategic planning. Business strategic planning identifies what goals the organization is supposed to achieve and determines how it should act to reach the destination. Auditing strategic planning allows the auditor to get insight into the company’s top-level goals and expectations and then compare the current status of the goals with the plans. Below we present the definition and key elements of the strategic planning process and outline a list of questions for auditing the process.