Audit Managers to Be Taught About Audit Tools and Techniques

Sarah Woodman, Global events journalist
April 28, 2011 /

A seminar on audit manager tools and techniques will be held in different cities in the United States on different dates.

The seminar aims to provide new audit managers with the tools they need to lead effectively in an internal auditing environment.

Practical exercises and cases studies will be given to teach the participants how to manage the roles and relationships of the various parties involved in the auditing process such as the chief audit executive and executive management.

Some specific topics to be taught how to plan, manage, and implement an audit from beginning to end, identify, prioritize, and measure risks and their role in auditing, understand how to identify, document, and evaluate internal controls, use the preliminary survey to determine how and what to audit, discover the best techniques for gathering audit evidence and preparing work papers, enhance and practice interpersonal and team-building skills throughout the audit, understand the importance of the audit communication process, effectively manage the audit staff and its resources, develop effective channels of communication with the CAE and executive management and to master audit management techniques through effective planning.

New audit managers with less than six months of audit management experience and non-auditors with responsibility for managing staff and risk-based environments are invited to attend.

The locations and dates of the seminar are Chicago, Illinois on May 3-6, 2011, Orlando, Florida on May 23-26, 2011, Las Vegas, Nevada on June 20-23, 2011 and October 31-November 3, 2011, Palm Beach, Florida on August 22-25, 2011 and Edison, New Jersey on September 20-23, 2011.

The CPE hours available for the seminar are 32 hours.

 

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