Internal control: Does each of the performance measures include a documented definition, a consistent calculation method, and internal controls to help ensure completeness and accuracy?

Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Internal control Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Internal control related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

 

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The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Internal control specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with…

  • The latest quick edition of the Internal control 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 659 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Internal control improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 659 standard requirements:

  1. Are financial statements and related disclosures prepared and reviewed by competent personnel who are knowledgeable of the factors affecting the entitys financial reporting requirements?

  2. 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?

  3. Does each of the performance measures include a documented definition, a consistent calculation method, and internal controls to help ensure completeness and accuracy?

  4. What are the vendors standards, policies, and procedures relating to internal controls, record maintenance, background checks and physical security of its operations?

  5. If auditors are going to report on the quality of internal control over financial reporting should the report pertain to the entire fiscal period or a specific date?

  6. Are serious deviations in the operation of internal control, including major security, availability and processing integrity events, reported to senior management?

  7. Does the internal control plan include information explaining how and when management monitors the goals, objectives and activities contained in the plan?

  8. Is management aware of the existence of new accounting or reporting pronouncements and how they may affect the entity s financial reporting practices?

  9. Which is the most important reason for an auditor to gain an understanding of an audit clients system of internal control over financial reporting?

  10. Has the organization established unit(s) whose primary responsibility is internal audit, quality assurance, internal control or quality control?

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 Internal control book in PDF containing 659 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…

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

  • 62 step-by-step Internal control Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Internal control project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Change Log: How does this relate to the standards developed for specific business processes?
  2. Procurement Audit: Do you learn from benchmarking your own practices with international standards?
  3. Risk Management Plan: What are some questions that should be addressed in a risk management plan?
  4. Executing Process Group: How could stakeholders negatively impact your Internal control project?
  5. Initiating Process Group: What areas does the group agree are the biggest success on the Internal control project?
  6. Closing Process Group: What is the overall risk of the Internal control project to the organization?
  7. Probability and Impact Assessment: Are there new risks that mitigation strategies might introduce?
  8. Probability and Impact Assessment: Do you use diagramming techniques to show cause and effect?
  9. WBS Dictionary: Does the scheduling system provide for the identification of work progress against technical and other milestones, and also provide for forecasts of completion dates of scheduled work?
  10. Variance Analysis: Is the anticipated (firm and potential) business base Internal control projected in a rational, consistent manner?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Internal control project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Internal control 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 Internal control 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 Internal control investments work better.

This Internal control All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person:

 

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