Human resource audit involves a systematic review of all HR functions, its policies and procedures to ensure their compliance to corporate policies and external regulations and standards; to verify their alignment to business goals; to evaluate the cost effectiveness of initiatives, and to identify performance gaps in HR practices. HR professionals will understand how to target for best practices in HR management. They will learn seven key steps in HR Audit Process: 1) Determining the scope and type of audit. 2) Developing the audit questionnaire. 3) Collecting data. 4) Benchmarking the findings. 5) Communicating the results. 6) Creating action plans. 7) Fostering a climate of continuous improvement.