Planning is the backbone of our efficiency and effectiveness. Therefore, the starting point of any assignment is gaining an understanding of the business with the objective of identifying key issues, potential risk areas and materiality levels.
By meticulous attention to planning, we determine precisely what steps must be taken to meet assignment objectives. Furthermore, we discuss with management our assignment plans before commencement of fieldwork to ensure their concurrence with planned approaches. In this way, firm timetables can be set, meetings scheduled, and most importantly, fee estimates can be converted into fee commitments.
This phase includes: