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Turn in Part 2 of the project.;The second part of the project, due at the end of this unit, requires you to identify and describe internal controls in the business process that you documented for Part 1 of the project.;Start with the document turned in for Part 1. Review each stage of the process and identify where an internal control SHOULD exist. Then, determine if a control actually DOES exist. Extend your document by creating a new section at the end that explains the nature of the internal controls currently working and that identifies controls that should be put in place. As this exercise involves a single business process, include only manual (i.e., human) and application-level IT (i.e., system) controls. Use the guidelines below for your documentation and make sure to reference your system flowchart.;Documentation Guidelines of Existing Controls;Identify the risk the control mitigates.;Detail if the control is manual or an application-level control.;If manual, identify the person(s) involved and explain what they do.;If an application control, classify the control as an input, processing, or output control and explain how the control works.;Documentation Guidelines of Missing Controls;Identify the risk not covered by existing controls.;Propose an internal control that would mitigate the risk. Make sure to include the same information from the guidelines for existing controls documentation.;Discuss general IT controls with a member of the organization you chose who is knowledgeable in this area. Identify and document five general IT controls important to the organization.;Documentation Guidelines of Existing General IT Controls;Identify the risk the control mitigates.;Classify the control as one of the five types listed within your textbook: 1) personnel policies, 2) file security controls, 3) business continuity planning, 4) computer facility controls, or 5) access to computer file.;Explain how the control works.;After adding the requirements from Part 2 of the project to the original document submitted in Part 1, the amended document should be 8?10 double-spaced pages and will be evaluated for content and professionalism. Make sure to proofread, and then proofread again. Even ask a friend or relative to read for ease of reading and proper use of grammar/spelling. Submit via course Dropbox by the final day of the unit (i.e., Tuesday midnight).


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