Audit Skills is designed for audit/assurance professionals who require IT audit training, internal audit training or internal control training. While the other streams address specific audit methodologies, this stream focuses on the soft skills necessary for a successful career in audit/assurance.
Audit Evidence & Professional Judgment: How to Effectively Use Critical Thinking (AS02)
This session will provide the attendees with skills and techniques necessary to identify the appropriate evidence to support the audit conclusion. The tools and techniques shared will also provide attendees with approaches to guide their use of critical thinking skills to facilitate the gathering of audit evidence.
Developing Audit Work Programs (AS07)
This course will take the mystery and pain out building an audit work program by introducing a methodology called “Closing the Loop Framework”. It provides a foundation for how to develop audit steps based on audit scope and the evidence required to achieve audit objectives.
Interview Techniques for Effective Auditing (AS06)
This seminar will provide a framework to help you develop your interview skills and/or identify additional ways to strengthen current skills. Using examples of real life interview challenges and potential solutions, as well as techniques, tools and tips will provide you with the skills necessary to become a more effective interviewer.
Leadership Skills for the Internal Audit Professional (AS05)
seminar will provide you with additional tools, techniques and information to improve your chances of advancing or to help you be successful in your current leadership role.
Managing Audits as Projects (AS03)
This seminar focuses on project management good-practices and relates them to the audit process.
Primer on Financial Reporting and Auditing for IT Auditors (AS04)
This course is designed to provide an understanding of financial accounting and auditing with a scope relevant to the IT auditor’s previous training and jobs responsibilities.