Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Sarbanes–Oxley Act Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Sarbanes–Oxley Act related project.
Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.
The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Sarbanes–Oxley Act specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Sarbanes–Oxley Act 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 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Sarbanes–Oxley Act improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the standard requirements:
- What customer feedback methods were used to solicit their input?
- Has everyone on the team, including the team leaders, been properly trained?
- Has anyone else (internal or external to the group) attempted to solve this problem or a similar one before? If so, what knowledge can be leveraged from these previous efforts?
- What is the source of the strategies for Sarbanes–Oxley Act strengthening and reform?
- What Relevant Entities could be measured?
- What tools were used to tap into the creativity and encourage ‘outside the box’ thinking?
- How can the value of Sarbanes–Oxley Act be defined?
- Why should we adopt a Sarbanes–Oxley Act framework?
- How likely is the current Sarbanes–Oxley Act plan to come in on schedule or on budget?
- How to measure lifecycle phases?
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 Sarbanes–Oxley Act book in PDF containing requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…
Your Sarbanes–Oxley Act 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 Sarbanes–Oxley Act Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Sarbanes–Oxley Act 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 Sarbanes–Oxley Act 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 Sarbanes–Oxley Act projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Sarbanes–Oxley Act Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Sarbanes–Oxley Act project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Procurement Audit: Is there no evidence that the consultants participating in the Sarbanes–Oxley Act project design released information to contractors competing for the prime contract?
- Executing Process Group: What does it mean to take a systems view of a Sarbanes–Oxley Act project?
- Schedule Management Plan: Does the Resource Management Plan include a personnel development plan?
- Probability and Impact Assessment: Do you have a consistent repeatable process that is actually used?
- Closing Process Group: Will the Sarbanes–Oxley Act project deliverable(s) replace a current asset or group of assets?
- Quality Audit: How does the organization know that its Governance system is appropriately effective and constructive?
- Team Member Performance Assessment: To what extent are systems and applications (e.g., game engine, mobile device platform) utilized?
- Team Member Performance Assessment: How do you currently use the time that is available?
- Monitoring and Controlling Process Group: How many potential communications channels exist on the Sarbanes–Oxley Act project?
- Procurement Management Plan: Are quality inspections and review activities listed in the Sarbanes–Oxley Act project schedule(s)?
Step-by-step and complete Sarbanes–Oxley Act Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Sarbanes–Oxley Act project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Sarbanes–Oxley Act project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Sarbanes–Oxley Act 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 Sarbanes–Oxley Act 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 Sarbanes–Oxley Act 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 Sarbanes–Oxley Act project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Sarbanes–Oxley Act project with this in-depth Sarbanes–Oxley Act Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Sarbanes–Oxley Act 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 Sarbanes–Oxley Act 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 Sarbanes–Oxley Act investments work better.
This Sarbanes–Oxley Act All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person:
Includes lifetime updates
Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.