Case Studies

Case study for project management, support, and consultancy

Operational Audit: MSME Original objective and brief
Our client had spent eight years and approximately $60 million dollars in executing the micro, small and medium enterprises project in Nigeria. The project was World Bank funded and three pilot states were strategically selected as beneficiary states. The project had come to an end, and an audit was required to measure the impact of the project. GTC Consulting won the bid to carry out an operational audit on the project in 2011.

Methodology
The four components of the project were also audited, specifically, the access to finance for MSMEs and the business development service; economy, efficiency and effectiveness of the project management unit and the executing agency were evaluated and scrutinised by our team of practitioners. The audit exercises were made up of a team of auditors who worked directly with the client and the project management unit on their premises, gathering records, evidence and information.

Location
Abuja, Nigeria Field researches across all 37 states.

Results
The operational audit was successful. GTC was able to make valuable recommendations confirming the impact of the MSME project and validating the extension of the project into phase 2.

Case study for government advisory and management advisory services

Good governance and reform. Original objective and brief
The government of Maldives wanted to develop the Prisons Parole Act to be administrated in the Maldives. They faced challenges in sourcing experts in the field with appropriate experience to draft the Prisons Parole Act, taking into account the existing legislation in the Maldives.

Methodology
Literature review, investigations and interviews. A team of six experts from GTC – two lawyers and four constitutional review experts – were delighted to draft the Prisons Parole Act for the Maldives government. GTC then emerged as the successful bidder in a highly competitive process.

Location and Duration
Maldives - six weeks

Results
GTC developed the draft for the Prisons Parole Act for the Maldives government within a six-week period, which was eventually signed into law by the Maldives government.