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 Tools & Techniques I: New Internal Auditor

11/5/2018 8:30 AM
11/8/2018 4:30 PM
Global Knowledge, 360 Albert St Suite # 720, Constitution Square Tower 1, Ottawa, ON K1R 7X7 |  

Times noted are ET (Eastern Time).

Learn the basics of auditing at the new internal auditor level. This course provides an overview of the life cycle of an audit from a new internal auditor’s perspective while examining the internal control environment and audit governance.

During this course, you will participate in interactive activities and real-life scenarios. Be prepared to walk away with best practices and key takeaways you can apply to your organization and its internal audit function.

This course is designed for internal auditors with 1–3 years’ experience who want to learn the concepts, tools, and techniques to enhance their effectiveness and grow within the profession.

Course Objectives

  • Identify the core elements of the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF).
  • Describe the components of the audit model.
  • Identify the components of the COSO Internal Control Framework.
  • Identify the requirements of annual audit planning.
  • Compare the roles and responsibilities for governance including that of internal auditors.
  • Identify the components of interviews and how interviewing is used within an audit.
  • Describe best practices for conducting and documenting interviews.
  • Identify the common forms used during process documentation.
  • Identify risks and key controls during the risk assessment process.
  • Apply the methods for obtaining and presenting audit evidence.
  • Identify the best practices for selling audit results to stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate the steps necessary to wrap up the audit after the report is issued.
  • Conduct the follow-up and validation of resolutions to audit recommendations.
  • Recognize the formal quality assurance standards that the internal audit function is required to follow.

Course Information

Course Duration: 4 days
CPE Hours Available: 32
Knowledge Level: Basic
Field of Study: Auditing
Prerequisites: Participants should come with a basic knowledge of the auditing process, although it is not required.
Advance Preparation: Participants will complete an interactive self-study element as part of this course, which will be completed online prior to attending the facilitated session.


Members: $1,975.00
Non-members: $2,190.00

Registration closed. Class is full. No Wait List.