Audit Team Effectiveness & Development – Training & Events

Current Open Course Dates:


Risk & Assurance Insights
quoteMany of our delegates have attended the CIPFA Audit Conference for a number of years, making them a very discerning and often hard-to-please audience. James’ session on the challenges facing heads of internal audit today was described by many attendees as one of the best of the conference, particularly in terms of relevance and focus.

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Course Details:

  • Strategic Thinking for Internal Auditors

    Open and in-house

    Details coming soon.

    For more information email James Paterson

  • Best Practices in Internal Audit

    Open and in-house

    Details coming soon.

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  • Building a High Performing Audit Team

    Bespoke in-house

    Details coming soon.

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  • Preparing for an External Quality Review

    Bespoke in-house

    Details coming soon.

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  • Risk Based Auditing

    Bespoke in-house

    Outcomes:

    • Understand the principles of risk based auditing and how to apply this in practice
    • Using risk management information and advise management on the identification, mitigation and control of risks
    • Able to deliver more value-adding audits by making greater links to risks
    • Developing better scoping and assignment plans
    • Learn how to use Risk Control matrices
    • Learn to know when there has been enough testing
    • Learning the language of impact/consequence so as to ensure findings that matter
    • Managing the delivery of audits to ensure they are completed on time

    For more information email James Paterson

  • Reporting Writing

    Bespoke in-house

    Outcomes

    • Understanding who reports are written for, and what stakeholders are looking for – particularly in terms of value add – and what do the IIA standards say
    • Understanding how to plan your time when writing an audit report
    • What constitutes a good finding (Condition; Criteria; Cause; Consequence and Action)
    • The importance of root cause analysis and logic flow (e.g. MECE) in order to have a clear structure in an audit report
    • Quality assurance over audits – own checking and within the team

    For more information email James Paterson

  • Interview Techniques for Internal Auditors

    Bespoke in-house

    Details coming soon.

    For more information email James Paterson

  • Negotiation Skills for Internal Auditors

    Bespoke in-house

    Details coming soon.

    For more information email James Paterson

  • Action Learning Techniques for Internal Audit

    Bespoke in-house

    Details coming soon.

    For more information email James Paterson

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