Management Audit


Definition   |   Areas of Focus   |    Objectives   |   Benefits


Management Auditing is a systematic, purposeful, organised and objective examination of Institutions’ activities, functions, programs, systems, practices and processes. It assesses the extent to which resources are managed efficiently and economically and the extent to which accountability relationships are served.  It provides the Institutions’ management an assessment of their performance and recommends better practices for more effective management and operation.

Areas of Focus

Strategic Planning 
Organizational Structure 
Risk Management
Human Resources
Performance Management


Adherence by the entities to ethical principles, guidance, and best practices
Instilling accountability structures and relationships as well as overall management stewardship

Improving the entity governance structure(s) and broad management practices
Improving quality management and quality control systems
Developing management capability for strategic planning and achieving inter-entity synergies
Evaluating entity operations in terms of economy, efficiency, effectiveness, and exposure


Identify risks, gaps, and deficiencies within the organisation

Improved quality of services

Implement best practices

Effective utilisation of resources (staff, equipment, and facilities)

Greater level of synergy

Long-term sustainability

Alignment of strategy with stakeholder needs

Higher level of staff and volunteer satisfaction

Greater beneficiary impact