Program Audit


A program audit is an in-depth review of an existing program to assess the current state of it and identify sucesses as well as challenges. It is intended to fine-tune a program and  make concrete plans for improvement.


This topic program audit can be useful in the following cases:

  • the organisation is facing major challenges in running a program and wants to set up an action plan on how to overcome these.
  • the organisation needs to ensure program compliance with prescribed standard procedures.
  • to improve the performance of a program.
What you can expect

In six steps this topic helps you to assess the quality of the program you are offering and increase the impact that you are making. Here you’ll find a step-by-step guide, tools, examples and other resources for auditing a program.

What you get  

Know how: an overview of how to audit a program step-by-step.

Example: program review of an environmental program for students.

Tool: template which can be used to conduct an audit of a program.


This toolkit is largely based on the learning materials of the Atma Network
The purchase of these materials was co-funded by Edukans.

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