Human resources audit should qualify as the most important of all audits of an organization. This is because HR auditing is directly related to employees. This resource, the organization’s human capital, is the organization’s most important resource. It is through an HR audit that an organization evaluates this resource’s strengths and weaknesses.
HR audits help organizations in a number of ways
HR auditing helps organizations achieve this in many ways. Through HR audits, organizations are able to eliminate human capital risks, which will lead them to core actions such as ascertaining potential and actual problem areas, assessing the effectiveness of current HR management activities, measuring the weaknesses in HR internal control processes, evaluating human capital strategic and compliance related risks, and suggesting corrective action on all these.
Getting the HR auditing right
Getting its HR audit right is the foundation to all these for an organization. The ways by which this can be achieved will be the subject of a two-day seminar that GlobalCompliancePanel, a renowned provider of professional trainings in the regulatory compliance areas, will be organizing. You can register for this seminar by visiting http://www.globalcompliancepanel.com/control/globalseminars/~product_id=900675SEMINAR.
The Director at this seminar, Ronald Adler, who is President of Laurdan associates, Inc., will offer insights, accumulated over four decades in the industry, into HR auditing.
The basis of effective HR auditing lies in asking the right questions
Ronald Adler will emphasize the point that the root to carrying out HR audits effectively is in asking the right questions. The effectiveness of HR audits is measured by how they throw up a structured and systematic series of questions about the areas relating to key compliance, risk management, internal auditing, and human resource management issues in HR, which are the main purpose of these audits.
The role of ERM in HR audits
Another important point that Ronald Adler will highlight at this seminar is the importance of HR audits in considering human capital-related risks and opportunities from an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) perspective. This means that the HR audit should take a holistic view of human capital risks and align the interrelationships and interactions between HR and other functions relating to management and the organization.
Yet another aspect that will be reviewed is the current use of HR audits. Adler will explain how HR Audits can be used to help the organization reduce risks and grab potential opportunities. All key personnel involved in human capital assessment, such as HR Professionals, CFO’s, Internal Auditors, External Auditors, Risk Managers, Compliance Officers, and COO’s, will benefit vastly from this seminar.