Project Management Audit

Use digital checklists to rate your projects. Find out early on whether the course of the project meets your specifications and goals.

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Project Audit Interview Checklist

Use this template to gather all key elements of the charter and scope on the pre-planning stage of your project, including objectives and success criteria.

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Project Management Checklist

A checklist for helping students develop better project management skills

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Project Audit Questionnaire - Project Team Members

Use this checklist to conduct interviews with project team members on-site to identify problems, challenges and opportunities for improvement.

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What is a project audit?

A project management audit can be used to assess the status of a project based on predefined success criteria. Thus, problems and opportunities for existing and future projects are revealed. A project audit is usually used for complex projects in the fields of design, IT and software development, construction and engineering, and organizational restructuring. It is conducted by project managers or external auditors who often conduct extensive interviews with project team members and stakeholders.

These topics are covered in this article:

1. The phases of a project audit

2. A tool that helps to efficiently conduct a project audit

The phases of a project audit


To start the analysis of the progress of a project you need the help of a product audit. The aim of a project audit is to determine to what extent the project is on schedule and what measures need to be taken. A good good product audit checklist deals with the areas that are critical to compliance, effectiveness and success of the project. It helps project management teams make necessary adjustments or reassess and recalibrate processes. The following elements are important for a project audit checklist.With each of these phases, you come one step closer to the project goal: A project management experience report:

1. Determination of the current project planning

  • Dates, cost and activity planning

2. Determination: Actual condition

  • Resources used up to now

  • Determination of resources still required

3. conducting a deviation analysis

  • What are the reasons for the previous planning deviations. What dates, costs, and activities are involved.

  • Assessment of assumptions, probability of occurrence and prospects of success

4. assessment of opportunities & risks

  • A risk and opportunity analysis are essential to be able to assess the course of the project realistically

How can digital technology be used for a project audit?

Lumiform is a powerful and mobile application that streamlines a project audit by making information capture fast, easy and accessible online to all project members. The mobile and web application of lumiform can be used for:

  • Generate real-time data via internal processes. This makes quality and security measurable and you can use the data to continuously optimize processes.

  • Get an overview of everything that's going on on-site.

  • Reports are created automatically - this saves the complete postprocessing.

  • Increase the efficiency of your internal processes: Through more efficient communication within the team, with third parties and with management, as well as faster incident reporting, you solve incidents up to 4x faster than before.

  • Save time by analyzing all data more efficiently and identifying areas that need your attention more quickly.

  • Continuous improvement of quality and safety: With the flexible checklist construction kit, you can continuously optimize internal tests and processes. Since Lumiform guides the examiner through the exam, no training is required.

  • The very simple operation offers no margin for error for inspectors on site. The app offers less complexity in documenting or filling out checklists than complicated paper or Excel lists.

  • Depending on the application, tests are carried out about 30%-50% faster or faster.