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Learn how to perform the work of internal auditing enabling you to carry out your assignment on a value-added audit engagement. Engage in a risk-based audit approach, from planning through process documentation to testing, analysis, and reporting. Understand internal auditing today. Become familiar with the scope and application of the Professional Practices Framework. Learn the concepts and terms that are central to internal auditing. View your own organization from an internal auditing perspective. Learn how to communicate and "sell" internal auditing results.
Beginning auditors, with up to one year's experience in internal auditing Non-auditors responsible for business-controls, compliance, and quality-audit activities
Advanced Preparation: None Delivery Method: Group-Live
To become a successful auditor, a strong base of knowledge and an understanding of basic auditing skills are essential. With this program, new auditors, as well as non-auditors with internal control responsibilities, can learn the ins and outs of an audit from beginning to end.
Through team exercises, group discussion, and lectures, attendees will gain a foundation of knowledge that will allow them to properly prepare for and conduct a successful audit, using preliminary surveys and evidence-gathering techniques. A basic understanding of the roles of risks and internal controls in auditing will also be stressed, along with interpersonal and team-building skills.
Internal Auditing Today
Define internal auditing Identify the roles of internal auditors Describe the components of the Audit Model Risk Assessment and Risk Management
Identify the components of risk assessment and risk management as they relate to
internal auditing Identify the components of the COSO Internal Control Framework Audit Planning
Identify the requirements of annual audit planning. Identify the components of an audit project plan. Interviewing
Identify the components of interviews. Process Documentation
Identify the common forms used during process documentation. Audit Programs
Identify the components of audit programs. Emerging Tools
Identify emerging tools that automate the audit process. Testing
Identify the methods for obtaining and presenting audit evidence. Reporting
Identify the process to report audit findings. Selling of the Results
Identify the best practices for selling audit results to stakeholders. Teamwork
Identify the components required to function successfully on an audit team.
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