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Projects may be audited or reviewed while the project is in progress. Formal audits are generally risk or compliance-based and management will direct the objectives of the audit. An examination may include a comparison of approved project management processes with how the project is actually being managed.
If project control is not implemented correctly, the cost to the business should be clarified in terms of errors and fixes.
Control systems are needed for cost, riskquality, communication, time, change, procurement, and human resources. In addition, auditors should consider how important the projects are to the financial statementshow reliant the stakeholders are on controls, and how many controls exist.
Auditors should review the development process and procedures for how they are implemented. The process of development and the quality of the final product may also be assessed if needed or requested.
A business may want the auditing firm to be involved throughout the process to catch problems earlier on so that they can be fixed more easily. An auditor can serve as a controls consultant as part of the development team or as an independent auditor as part of an audit.
Businesses sometimes use formal systems development processes. These help assure systems are developed successfully. A formal process is more effective in creating strong controls, and auditors should review this process to confirm that it is well designed and is followed in practice.
A good formal systems development plan outlines: A strategy to align development with the organization's broader objectives Standards for new systems Project management policies for timing and budgeting Procedures describing the process Topics[ edit ] Characteristics of projects[ edit ] There are five important characteristics of a project.
Designing a new car, writing a book. Project Complexity[ edit ] Complexity and its nature plays an important role in the area of project management. Despite having number of debates on this subject matter, studies suggest lack of definition and reasonable understanding of complexity in relation to management of complex projects.
Level 2 Project — develop and improve compliance to a business process with targeted completion time from 3 months to 1 year. Level 3 Project — develop, change and improve a business process with targeted completion time from 1 to 2 years.
Level 4 Project — develop, change and improve a functional system with targeted completion time from 2 to 5 years.
Level 6 Project — develop, change and improve a whole single value chain of a company with targeted completion time from 10 to 20 years. Level 7 Project — develop, change and improve multiple value chains of a company with target completion time from 20 to 50 years.
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