Course Title: Advanced Data Analytics for Internal Audit Directors Training Course
Course Category: Finance Subcategory: Finance & Accounting Management
Course Location: Course Date: 04 March 2024
€ 4380

One week


Advanced Data Analytics for Internal Audit Directors

In today's business environment, data is generated at an unprecedented pace, and organizations are collecting more data than ever before. As an Internal Audit Director, you have a responsibility to use data to identify and assess risks, and to provide insights that can help your organization make better decisions. This training course is designed to help you develop the knowledge and skills you need to effectively use advanced data analytics in your internal audit function.

Objectives

The objectives of this course are to:
- Provide an understanding of data analytics and its importance in internal auditing.
- Discuss the role of Internal Audit in data analytics.
- Explore data analytics techniques for risk assessment and risk management.
- Identify tools and techniques for conducting data analysis in an audit context.
- Discuss the legal and regulatory requirements related to data analytics in internal auditing.
- Provide guidance on reporting and communicating data analytics results.

Who Should Attend this Course

This course is designed for Internal Audit Directors who want to develop their knowledge and skills in advanced data analytics. It is also suitable for Internal Auditors who want to learn how to use data analytics to enhance their audit work.

Course Outline

Day 1: Introduction to Data Analytics in Internal Auditing

- Understanding data analytics and its importance in internal auditing.
- The role of Internal Audit in data analytics.
- Data analytics tools and techniques.
- Data analytics and risk assessment.

Day 2: Data Analytics Techniques for Risk Assessment and Risk Management

- Data analytics techniques for identifying and assessing risks.
- Data analytics for risk management.
- Analyzing structured and unstructured data.
- Advanced data analytics techniques.

Day 3: Tools and Techniques for Conducting Data Analysis in an Audit Context

- Tools and techniques for conducting data analysis in an audit context.
- Sampling and data extraction.
- Validation and testing of data.
- Visualization of data.

Day 4: Legal and Regulatory Requirements for Data Analytics in Internal Auditing

- Understanding legal and regulatory requirements for data analytics in internal auditing.
- Data privacy and security.
- Internal controls and compliance frameworks.
- Audit reporting and communication.

Day 5: Data Analytics in Practice

- Case studies and practical examples of data analytics in internal auditing.
- Applying data analytics techniques in your organization.
- Building a data analytics culture in your organization.
- Course wrap-up and next steps.

Outputs

By the end of this course, you will have:
- Developed an understanding of data analytics and its importance in internal auditing.
- Gained knowledge of data analytics techniques for risk assessment and risk management.
- Learned tools and techniques for conducting data analysis in an audit context.
- Explored legal and regulatory requirements related to data analytics in internal auditing.
- Developed skills in reporting and communicating data analytics results.
- Learned how to apply data analytics techniques in your organization.
- Built a data analytics culture in your organization.
We hope that this course will help you to develop the knowledge and skills you need to effectively use advanced data analytics in your internal audit function.

Throughout the course, participants will have the opportunity to work on practical exercises and case studies to apply the concepts and skills they have learned. The course will also include interactive discussions and opportunities for participants to share their experiences and insights.

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