Control Sets Overview

Overview 

Internal Control Sets refer to an organisation’s internal reference document (think company policy) and are made up of Controls, which represent individual statements. 

Control sets act as internal guidelines and are based directly on a single Authority or multiple Authorities that apply to an organisation. Not only can you create individual Controls, but you can create Responsibilities and assign them to team members to ensure they are actioned.

The power of 6clicks lies in its flexibility. When designing an Assessment, the Questions that make up the assessment can be associated with either Controls (making up an Internal Control Set) or Provisions (making up an Authority). Similarly, Controls can be linked to Risks as Current Controls to manage the risk, or as Planned Controls as part of a Risk Treatment Plan.

These associations provide transparency for teams to ensure relevant compliance obligations are fulfilled and Internal Control Sets are employed and managed appropriately.

A typical control looks like this:

Internal Controls screen

Select  Internal Controls from the left navigation panel to access the Internal Controls screen

This screen displays all currently active Internal Controls and provides a snapshot of key criteria that you can organise and manage via the 6clicks Sort functionality, there is a dedicated Internal Control Search bar.

Learn more about the time-saving Sorting and Filtering functions here 

Click on the purple text within the Name column to open a Control Set in the Control Set Builder screen

Please follow these links to continue the Internal Controls module from the 6clicks Academy - 

Create a Control Set or Import a Control Set

Add Authorities and Controls to a Control Set

Control Responsibilities

Add Control Sets to Trust Portal Profiles

Managing Trust Portal Control Sets

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