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Audit Effectiveness Questionnaire

Below is an Audit Effectiveness Questionnaire. You are being asked to complete this questionnaire as a result of an audit that was recently completed of your area. You are encouraged to rate each performance factor candidly. The questionnaire is an important tool in providing useful feedback to Internal Audit to help in identifying areas for improvement relating to the effectiveness and usefulness of the audit services to the University.

For those performance factors rated with a "Strongly Disagree" or "Disagree," please provide suggestions for improvement in the Comment boxes. If you are unable to evaluate a particular factor, please click the radio button marked "No Basis."

Thank you for your time and feedback.

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  I. COMMUNICATION Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree No Basis (N/A)
  4 3 2 1 0
a.) The purpose of the Internal Audit function was adequately explained.
b.) The audit scope and objectives were clearly communicated.
c.) The auditors clearly explained the information needed from the department to perform the audit.
d.) Audit progress and results were effectively communicated to the appropriate personnel throughout the audit.
Comments

 II. AUDIT COVERAGE

Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree No Basis (N/A)
  4 3 2 1 0
a.) The scope, objectives, and audit period were appropriate and relevant for the business environment.
b.) The audit work performed was consistent with the initial scope and objectives conveyed during the planning meeting.
c.) Management's concerns and risks were obtained and addressed, where possible, during the audit.
Comments
III. RECOMMENDATIONS AND REPORTING Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree No Basis (N/A)
  4 3 2 1 0
a.) Audit recommendations were clearly conveyed, reasonable, and cost-effective.
b.) Implementation of the recommendations will lead to control improvements, minimization of risk, and improvements in efficiency.
c.) The audit report was delivered in a timely manner.
d.) The audit report was clearly written, accurate, concise, and provided appropriate perspective.
e.) Adequate time was given to respond to recommendations presented in the audit report.
Comments
IV. PROFESSIONAL PROFICIENCY Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree No Basis (N/A)
  4 3 2 1 0
a.) The auditors demonstrated courtesy, professionalism, integrity, and a constructive and positive approach.
b.) The auditors were flexible and considerate in scheduling meetings and requesting information so as to minimize disruption of operations.
c.) The auditors were knowledgeable of University and departmental policies and procedures, and other regulations.
d.) The auditors demonstrated independence and objectivity in conducting the audit.
Comments
V. INTERNAL AUDIT MANAGEMENT REPRESENTATION Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree No Basis (N/A)
  4 3 2 1 0
a.) Internal Audit Management was adequately represented at the planning and closing meetings.
b.) Questions posed to the audit staff were adequately answered by the appropriate level of Internal Audit Management.
Comments
VI. QUALITY Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree No Basis (N/A)
  4 3 2 1 0
a.) The audit results will be useful in enhancing the overall effectiveness of operations.
b.) Internal Audit provides a value-added service to the University and its departments.
Comments
VII. OVERALL RATING Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree No Basis (N/A)
  4 3 2 1 0
a.) Please provide an overall assessment of the effectiveness of the audit and its results.
Comments
 
Do you have any additional suggestions about how the work of the internal audit department could be improved?
  
    

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