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.
Developing Results-Driven 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.
Effective Identification and Testing of Internal Controls – (AS27)
Properly identifying, evaluating, and testing controls can be more difficult than anticipated in most organizations. The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) routinely expresses concerns regarding the effectiveness of the testing completed for Internal Controls over Financial Statement Reporting by both internal and external auditors. While publicly traded companies can face extensive scrutiny over the […]
Effective Risk-Based Audit Planning and Execution – (AS28)
Learn the skills necessary to plan and execute an effective risk-based audit that delivers measurable results to the organization.
Embedding Critical Thinking into the Internal Audit Process (AS18)
This session will provide you with skills and techniques necessary to embed critical thinking skills in all aspects of the audit cycle.
Getting to the Root of the Matter: Root Cause Analysis Techniques for Auditors (AS23)
This course is designed to introduce the various tools and methodologies used for root cause analysis and how to apply them to the audit process.
Project Management Skills for Internal Auditors (AS29)
Translate formal project management skills into the audit.
Revisiting Risk Assessments After COVID-19 (AS32) – NEW
This course will examine how auditors and fraud examiners should revisit risk assessments, recent audits and identify, evaluate and prioritize emerging risks as a result of COVID.