Upcoming Internal Audits and Evaluations Over the Next Three Fiscal Years

Internal Audits

Title of internal audit Internal audit type Status Expected completion date
Audit of the Research Portal Project Internal controls / project management processes Planned December 2016
Audit of the Implementation of NSERC 2020 Internal controls / project management processes Planned March 2017
Audit of Integrated Planning Internal controls / project management processes Planned June 2017

*Denotes audit engagements that are part of the 2014-17 Risk-based Audit Plan (RBAP). The renewal of the RBAP occurs from December to February, with approval in March 2015, therefore these audits may shift or change based on the risk assessment conducted during the renewal exercise.


Link to department's Program Alignment Architecture Title of the evaluation Planned evaluation start date Planned deputy head approval date
1.1.6 Canada Research-Chairs Evaluation of the Canada Research Chairs December 2014 June 2016
1.2.1 Discovery Research Evaluation of Climate Change and Atmospheric Research (CCAR) December 2015 March 2017
1.3.5 Commercialization of Research Evaluation of Commercialization of Research December 2015 March 2017
1.3.1 Research in Strategic Areas Evaluation of Research in Strategic Areas December 2015 June 2017
1.3.6 College and Community Innovation Evaluation of College and Community Innovation October 2017 March 2018
1.2 Discovery Evaluation of Discovery December 2017 March 2019
1.1.7 Canada Excellence Research Chairs Evaluation of the Canada Excellence Research Chairs January 2018 March 2019
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