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||In this three-day session you will learn all of the elements involved in traditional and operational risk-based auditing from the unique perspective of the in-charge position.
This course covers preliminary fieldwork, audit program development, COSO, risk assessment, and auditing the control environment in today's business climate.
With your peers, you will review such concepts as audit program flexibility, risk assessment, priority setting during fieldwork, and effective oral and written communications of audit findings.
Who Should Attend?
- Managing Fieldwork
- Definition Of Internal Auditing
- Why IA Must Add More Value
- Fieldwork Management: In-Charge's Perspective
- Fieldwork Methodology Tools
- Workpaper Review
- Evaluation Samples
- Overview Of Professional Standards
- Auditing Concepts: The In-Charge's Perspective
- Responsibilities Of The IA Department
- Operational Vs. Financial/Compliance Auditing
- Essentials Of Operational Auditing
- The Audit Triangles
- Questions Every Audit Should Attempt To Answer
- The Changing Control Environment
- Concentration On Key Controls
- Examples Of The Changing Control Environment
- Hard Controls Validation
- Balance Risks And Controls
- Examples Of Entity-Level Controls To Audit
- Corporate Governance Overview
- Control Environment To Avoid
- Impact Of Updated COSO
- Marketing And Selling Internal Audit
- Key Factors In Marketing And Selling The Audit Function
- Building A Strategy That Includes All Team Members
- Preliminary Fieldwork And Program
- Critical Role Of Preliminary Work
- Planning Throughout Fieldwork
- Areas To Consider For A More Productive Audit
- Building The Audit Program
- Criteria For Audit Programs
- Varying The Audit Program With The Audit Scope
- Risk Assessment Strategies
- Concentrating On Significant Risks
- Risk Assessment Defined
- Differentiating Enterprise-Wide Risk From Audit Universe Risk And Individual Audit Risk
- Differentiating Inherent Risk And Residual Risk
- Criteria For Effective Risk Assessment Strategy
- Risk Environment
- Trends In Risk Assessment
- Four Assets Of All Auditor Departments
- Gross Risk And Net Risk
- Risk Matrix - A Tool To Manage Your Audits
- Audit Level Risk Assessment Factors
- Do's And Don'ts In ERM
- Applying Project Management To Internal Audit
- Project Approaches To Audit Teams
- Key Factors To Successful Audit/Project Management
- The Audit/Project Planning Process
- Using Project Management To Effectively Plan Audits
- Time Estimates
- Common Workflow Planning Problems
- Audit/Project Leader's Responsibilities
- Resource Management
- Guidelines And Examples Of Good Audit/Project Management
- Time Management Improvement Issues
- Fraud Awareness
- Incorporating Fraud Risks Into Audit Planning
- Fraud Risk Assessment
- What Constitutes Fraud
- Antifraud Mantra: Prevention And Timely Detection
- What To Do When You Suspect Fraud
- Professional Standard
- Areas Of Fraud Occurrence
- Indicators Of Potential Fraud
- Proven Techniques For Preventing And Detecting Fraud
- Auditing The Tone At The Top
- Effective Communications
- Do's And Don'ts Of Effective Meeting Management
- Trends In Audit Report Formats
- Executive Summary Options
- Recommendation Options
- Guidelines For Issuing More Timely Reports
- Closing Conference Strategies Currently In Practice
- High-Profile Case Studies - Lessons Learned
- Allied Irish Bank
- ImClone/Martha Stewart
- Improving The Productivity Of The Audit Process
- Incorporating Best Practices Throughout The Audit Department
We recommend this seminar for Financial, Operational, Information Technology and External Auditors with two or more years of audit experience.
"A very thorough look at techniques and issues that auditors at any level should be aware of and have in their audit toolbox."
- Brian Bernardo, Auditor, Lockheed Martin
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All US States: 24
|About The Provider:
||Founded in 1978, MIS Training Institute is the international leader in audit and information security training, with offices in the USA, UK, and Asia. MIS' expertise draws on experience gained in training more than 200,000 delegates across five continents.
Helping audit and infosecurity professionals stay at the top of their game has always been at the core of MIS' mission. To that end, MIS has developed and focused its seminars, conferences, and symposia on the wide-ranging needs of internal and IT auditors and information security practitioners who are charged with controlling complex systems and business environments.
MIS' unparalleled course curriculum covers the most up-to-the-minute topics, provides proven audit and security practices, and delivers the information needed to be successful in today's organizations.
All MIS programs are led by industry experts…hands-on pros who have been in the field and who practice what they teach. Attendees of MIS Training Institute events benefit from unbiased practices, proven strategies, and lessons learned in the real-world.
MIS Training Institute is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. NASBA Sponsor Number: 103321
A full refund less a $100 administrative fee will be given for cancellations received 15 days or more before the event. Tuition is non-refundable for cancellations made 14 days or less before the event. You may, however, transfer your tuition to another MIS Training Institute event, less a $195 administrative fee. Transfers are valid for 12 months from the time of initial cancellation. Substitutions are welcome at any time.
Those who do not cancel before the event date and who do not attend are responsible for the full non-refundable, non-transferable tuition.
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Advanced Auditing For In-Charge Auditors