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Project Audits

1. What information is gathered in a project audit and when does this typically happen?
2. Are project audits conducted in your organization? Why or why not?

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1. "A project audit provides an opportunity to uncover the issues, concerns and challenges encountered in the execution of a project" (Stanleigh, 2013, para 1). Audits are often done and are encouraged to be done by someone outside of the project organization. This encourages an unbiased view of the project's progress and processes and allows someone with little to no investment in the project's completion to properly assess how the project team is doing. In a project audit there are steps and stages to follow. They are:

• Success Criteria and Questionnaire Development - In this phase, the success criteria is developed with the project sponsor and project manager to ensure that their views are heard and needs are met ...

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A discussion regarding the information gathered in a project audit and when an audit typically happens as well as personal accounts of when audits are conducted within an organization. 435 words, 1 reference.

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