Terms of Reference (TOR) provide a statement of the background, objectives, and purpose of a proposed project. A TOR template includes a range of criteria that are necessary for strategic project decision making. This document defines the activities to be done and indicate the issues, budget and expertise related to the project. The following Project Terms of Reference Template provides an overview of the key sections of a TOR document. In this article I describe the definition and content of TOR. The template is available for fee download as a .doc file.
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.
Employee Orientation is a process of introducing just employed or appointed workers into their new workplaces. It is a part of the human resource (HR) management process to welcome newcomers and make sure they are aware of their new job duties and responsibilities. This New Employee Orientation Checklist explains how to orientate a new employee. It is designed for people from HR departments as well as managers and department heads. The checklist can be used as a template for planning employee training and orientation programs.
Managing records on a project is an essential activity that makes it possible to handle and use project documentation in the way that ensure smooth capturing of documents and papers by seniors, team members, and other stakeholders. Being a part of overall project document management, records management allows a project manager to direct and control document flows throughout the project lifecycle while ensuring that every single document or record serves the operational needs and helps teams capture and retrieve necessary information. It creates a framework for running project activities and procedures and paves the way for analysis, lessons learned, historical reviews, etc.
It is impossible to efficiently finalize a project without having developed a comprehensive and informative report. Using project report templates helps project managers to communicate necessary information on project development, implementation and completion to the key stakeholders who have an interest or concern in the project. The following Project Report Template is designed to help project managers with developing a complete structure for their reports. We tried to make the Template comprehensive and included descriptions of the key sections of a typical project report. Also we listed basic suggestions and tips on project reporting.