Performance and management audits are independent, systematic evaluations of an agency´s or a program´s operations to determine the extent to which resources are being used in the most efficient, effective, and economical manner.

Performance or management audits incorporate:

  • Cost effectiveness assessments
  • Organization structure analysis
  • Program performance and workload evaluations
  • Process reengineering
  • Assessment of compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local laws and policies
  • Service level assessments
  • Space utilization analysis
  • Information technology assessments
  • Internal control assessments

The benefits of performance and management audits include:

  • Reduced operating costs
  • Increased productivity
  • Reduced process cycle time
  • Improved service levels
  • Improved management controls and performance measurement
  • Better use of information technology
  • Appropriate staffing levels
  • Enhanced internal controls