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

(Joint audit with NSERC)
Internal controls / project management processes Planned December 2016

Audit of Partnership Funding Opportunities

Internal controls / program management processes Planned June 2017

Note: Denotes audit engagements that are part of the 2016-19 Risk-based Audit Plan (RBAP). The RBAP is renewed from December to February, with approval in March 2016; therefore, these audits may shift or change based on the risk assessment conducted during the renewal exercise.

Evaluations
Link to department’s Program Alignment Architecture Title of the evaluation Planned evaluation start date Planned deputy head approval date
1.1.1 Canada Research Chairs Tri-Agency Evaluation of the Canada Research Chairs December 2014 June 2016
1.3.2 Research-based Knowledge Culture Research-Based Knowledge Culture Evaluation April 2016 March 2017
1.3.3 Networks of Centres of Excellence Evaluation of the Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research December 2015 March 2017
1.2.1 College and Community Innovation Evaluation of College and Community Innovation October 2017 March 2018
1.3.1 Individual, team and partnership knowledge mobilization grants Individual, Team and Partnership Knowledge Mobilization Grants Evaluation November 2016 March 2018
1.1 Talent Evaluation of the Canada Excellence Research Chairs January 2018 March 2019
2.1 Research Support Fund Evaluation of the Research Support Fund November 2017 March 2019