Part 101: Audits
(Project Quality Management: Manage Quality)
(Project Risk Management: Monitor Risks)
(Project Procurement Management: Control Procurements)

  • A structured process that determined whether a project complies with organizational/project policies
  • Audits are usually conducted external to the project.  Conducted by the PMO, or an external auditor/accounting firm.
  • Audits can be random or regularly scheduled
  • An audit will
    • Identify areas where the project is performing well
    • Identify areas where the project does not comply
    • Provide suggestions to help improve the project
    • Record the results of the audit in the organization’s lessons learned database