Control processes

This refers to the policies and procedures established within an organisation to provide governance and assurance.

Control processes are designed to prevent or detect error or performance outside the organisation’s targets. They include organisational arrangements (reporting lines etc), defined standards and procedures, internal performance reporting and review. The effectiveness of the control processes is typically reviewed by internal management, internal auditors and external auditors.

Control processes is a term normally found in risk and control and financial management.

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