Helpful Guidance Helpful Guidance Internal Control Guide Management is continually striving to find ways to achieve their agency’s mission and objectives. A main factor in accomplishing these objectives is to implement and maintain an effective internal control system. We are issuing this Internal Control Guide to provide management with the resources necessary to design, implement, and operate an effective internal control system. Section 1 – Overview Section 2 – Five Components of Internal Control Section 3 – How to Analyze Control Environment Section 4 – How to Conduct a Risk Assessment Section 5 – Internal Control Activities - Best Practices Section 6 – Information and Communication Section 7 – How to Monitor Effectively Section 8 – Preparing an Internal Control Plan Section 9 – Works Cited Complete Internal Control Guide Complete Guide PDF file, less than 1mbmegabytes Audit Process The below graph explains the basis steps of the auditing process. Audit Process Audit Resources Links to valuable audit resources including Audit Associations, Audit Standards & Standard Setting Boards, and General Audit Topics.