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Audit and Management Advisory Services

Read about internal and external audits, management advisory services, information technology security, and investigations.

Audit and Management Advisory Services (AMAS) assists the UCSD campus and health sciences management in discharging their administrative, legal, and fiscal responsibilities by serving as an independent resource for conducting internal audits, advisory services projects, and investigations, as well as coordinating various external audit activities. All audits are performed in accordance with standards for the professional practice of internal auditing promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Read about internal and external audits, management advisory services, information technology security, and investigations.

Audit services

AMAS, in conjunction with UCSD management, develops an annual audit program based on a risk assessment and ranking methodology developed for use by all UC campuses, medical centers and laboratories. They are also responsible for the oversight of external audit activities at UCSD and serve as the entry point for all external audit agencies. Read more about:

Management advisory services

Management advisory services and self-assessments help your department identify solutions for management issues as they arise and evaluate the effectiveness of your business processes. Learn more about Advisory services

Investigations

Learn about investigations related to the safeguarding of University resources and procedures for reporting suspected abuse:

Information technology security

Information technology security services include relevant, timely, independent, and objective reviews of particular information systems and technology environments. Learn more about:

Resources for Business Officers

AMAS publishes a variety of reference materials that campus administrative offices can use to self-assess their department's performance and enhance campus awareness of good business practices. AMAS also participates in training sessions provided by Staff Education & Development with the same objectives.