Course Title: Internal Auditing Principles and Practices for Auditing Specialists Training Course
Course Category: Finance Subcategory: Auditing
Course Location: Course Date: 04 March 2024
€ 4290

One week


Internal Auditing Principles and Practices for Auditing Specialists

The Internal Auditing Principles and Practices for Auditing Specialists Course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices involved in conducting internal audits in a corporate setting. This course is intended to equip corporate auditing specialists with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively plan, execute, and report on internal audit engagements.

Objectives

The objectives of the Internal Auditing Principles and Practices for Auditing Specialists Course are as follows:

Understand the principles and practices of internal auditing
Identify the key elements of a successful internal audit program
Develop the necessary skills to plan, execute, and report on internal audit engagements
Understand the importance of risk assessment in the internal audit process
Learn how to identify and assess internal controls
Develop an understanding of the importance of audit evidence and documentation
Understand the reporting requirements for internal audits
Develop effective communication and interpersonal skills

Who Should Attend this Course

This course is designed for corporate auditing specialists who are involved in the internal audit process. This includes individuals who are responsible for planning, executing, and reporting on internal audit engagements. This course is also suitable for those who are new to the field of internal auditing and wish to gain a better understanding of the principles and practices involved.

Outline for 5 Days

Day 1: Introduction to Internal Auditing

- Understanding the role of internal auditing
- Overview of internal audit standards
- Key concepts and principles of internal auditing
- Internal audit planning and risk assessment

Day 2: Conducting Internal Audits

- Audit evidence and documentation
- Audit procedures and techniques
- Sampling methodologies
- Identifying and assessing internal controls

Day 3: Reporting on Internal Audits

- Developing an audit report
- Communicating audit findings
- Follow-up and monitoring of audit recommendations
- Audit quality assurance

Day 4: Advanced Topics in Internal Auditing

- IT auditing and cybersecurity
- Fraud auditing and forensic accounting
- Operational auditing
- Environmental auditing

Day 5: Practical Exercises and Case Studies

- Application of internal auditing principles and practices
- Case studies on internal audit engagements
- Role-playing exercises on communication and interpersonal skills
- Recap and review of course materials

Outputs

At the end of the Internal Auditing Principles and Practices for Auditing Specialists Course, participants will be able to:

Understand the principles and practices of internal auditing
Plan, execute, and report on internal audit engagements
Identify and assess internal controls
Develop effective communication and interpersonal skills
Apply internal audit standards and methodologies
Analyze and evaluate audit evidence and documentation
Identify and manage risks in the internal audit process.

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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