Auditing Projects: Top Reasons Why Projects Fail

MIS Training Institute (MISTI)

Course description

Auditing Projects: Top Reasons Why Projects Fail

Since projects represent such a large capital investment, it is important that internal auditors audit projects more frequently to catch problems early and minimize costs. The Auditing Projects webinar is designed to give participants a practical look at auditing projects and explore key aspects of project management as a base for more effective audits.

During this course project management tools and techniques that have helped project managers succeed in the past will be examined, along with the most common issues affecting projects, mistakes projects managers make, and how to avoid them and make practical recommendations to audit more effectively. 

This course will also cover the following topics: 

  • Team composition and management 
  • Setting time estimates
  • Defining Milestones
  • Using performance metrics to measure the achievement of time
  • Financial and scope goals

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for Financial, Operational and IT auditors with overall or partial responsibility for auditing projects. 

Training Content

This course will cover the following topics:

  • The key characteristics of well-run projects and the skills of effective project managers
  • The elements of the Project Management Triangle: Cost, Time and Scope
  • What should be included in a project risk assessment
  • Proactive techniques to identify, evaluate and manage project risks
  • The five phases of project management
  • The key components of progress reports & the metrics that tell you if the project is on track or in danger
  • How to define project milestones and goals
  • Managing project resources effectively
  • Tools and techniques all projects should employ to be successful

Costs

The cost of this course is $195 per participant. Request information to learn more!

Certification / Credits

Completion of this course is worth 2 CPE Credits

About MISTI

MISTI

MIS Training Institute (MISTI)

With offices in London and Boston, MISTI is the global leader in IT audit, audit and information security training. Founded in 1978, MISTI has gained experience through training more than 200,000 delegates across five continents.  MISTI has made it their...


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