Control Activity templates accelerate the creation of control activities by providing information about them that you can map to technologies to validate the control activities.

Use the following procedure to create a new Control Activity from a template in the GRC knowledge library.

To create a new Control Activity from a template

  1. In the Service Manager console, in the Navigation pane, select Compliance and Risk Items.
  2. In the Compliance and Risk Items pane, expand All Compliance and Risk Items, expand Control Management, expand Control Activities, and then select All Control Activities.
  3. In the Task pane, click Create Control Activity from Template.
  4. In the Select Template dialog box, search for the Control Activity template that you want to use, select it, and then click OK.

    The Control Activity <ca_id> form appears with many of the boxes of the Control Activity prepopulated, where ca_id is the unique identifier for the new Control Activity that you are creating.

  5. Complete the Control Activity <ca_id> form using the information in the following table, and then click OK to create the new Control Activity.

    Required Control Activity Form Information




  • Title of the Control Activity.
  • Owner of the Control Activity.
  • Type of Control Activity.
  • Procedure type of the Control Activity.
  • Schedule of the Control Activity (Optional for Automated Control Activities).

Validation (Optional for automated control activities.)

  • Automation Assembly Name.
  • Automation Class Name.