Guidance & Resources

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Information is always an asset, so we’ve pulled together a set of guides, tools, and links you may find useful to navigate the audit process. 

What to expect

If your unit is being audited, it’s natural to have lots of questions. We’ve got answers — about the audit steps we follow, the benefits of an audit, and why you were selected in the first place.
Learn more about what to expect

Policies and procedures

The Audit Division doesn’t develop MIT’s policies and procedures, but we do assess your unit’s use of them during an audit. 
Learn more about policies and procedures 

External audit groups

We’re MIT’s internal audit team. The Institute also works with external audit groups, including PricewaterhouseCoopers, the Defense Contract Audit Agency, Offices of the Inspector General, and other entities.
Learn more about external audit groups


We try to be as plainspoken as possible, but sometimes it works best to use words and phrases particular to the internal audit profession.
Discover our glossary