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.
COSO Principles for Organizational Improvement (AS10)
This course will explore the latest COSO model and its 17 principles. We will explore successful implementation of the 17 principles and potential impacts on the role of internal auditors.
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.
Ethics for the Audit/Assurance Professional (AS11)
This session will examine ethics from three distinct perspectives – ethics relating to the job of internal auditing, ethics in dealing with clients and ethics in dealing with outside relationships.
IT Auditing Principles for Non-IT Auditors (AS12)
Information technology is an integral part of all financial and business processes. The internal auditor requires a fundamental understanding of IT’s impact on the audit processes and associated risk to effectively drive the audit process.
This seminar is aligned with our staff-level courses, and utilizes the same basic outline, but has been designed for the internal audit manager.
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.