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Operational Due Diligence Checklist
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Operational Due Diligence Checklist

1
Identify the subject entity for the operational due diligence process
2
Gather important documents like company structure, governance documents, etc.
3
Interview key personnel within subject entity
4
Explore operational effectiveness and efficiency
5
Assess the company's internal control system
6
Approval: Internal Control Evaluation
7
Evaluate the strategic planning and risk management process of the business
8
Investigate entity's adherence to relevant laws and regulations
9
Conduct a thorough financial analysis and budget preparations
10
Check the entity's performance indicators and its business continuity plan
11
Inspect the entity’s use and management of Information Technology
12
Evaluate procurement processes and vendor management practices
13
Check the entity's property and asset management practices
14
Review the business's human resources policies
15
Approval: Human Resources Policies
16
Assess clients and stakeholder relations and satisfaction
17
Evaluate health, safety, and environmental practices
18
Examine a firm's crisis management and disaster recovery planning
19
Approval: Disaster Recovery Evaluation
20
Prepare the final operational due diligence report