Tuesday, September 23rd
8:30am – 5:00 pm
Boystown Headquarters – Auditorium
“How to Audit Better”
John Hall – Hall Consulting
$175 registered before August 31st (early bird special).
$225 registered after August 31st
4th person – registered after August 31st - $112.50
4th Person Pricing PayPal $112.50
30 minute lunch will be provided.
How to Audit…Better!
This powerful seminar contains our BEST ideas for internal auditors. The fast-paced format is packed with ‘how to’ advice on individual, department and audit project effectiveness. Participants will leave the program with a tailored list of action items that they can use on the job immediately. Short on theory and deep into ‘what to do’ instructions, the lecture, discussion, exercises and case examples provide a structure for applying leading edge ideas efficiently and effectively in any audit group and on any audit project.
Participants will learn:
ü Better! risk assessment and audit plans
ü Better! audit project planning
ü Better! execution and fieldwork
ü Better! audit communications and reporting
ü Better! audit staff skill development – technical, behavioral, and leadership
ü Better! use of continuous auditing and monitoring of key indicators
ü Opening lecture: "The Goal is…Better!"
ü Applying the Do What You Can! Six-Step System to personal and departmental team goals
ü The practical problems solved by Better! auditing
ü The auditor's role in process improvement and driving change
ü Developing and using Better! audit project practices
ü Communicating Better!
ü Executing Better!
ü Reporting Better!
ü Follow-up Better!
ü The 10 reasons controls break down – and Better! ideas on what auditors can do about
ü Developing Better! auditors
ü The IIA International and IIA Australia Internal Audit Competency Frameworks (quick lecture)
ü 'The John Hall Internal Auditor Competency Framework':
· Level 1: Mastery of Core Competencies
· Level 2: Mastery of Interpersonal and Communication Skills
· Level 3: Mastery of Auditor Internal Consulting Skills
ü The role of coaches
ü Seminar summary, action steps, wrapping it all together – and performance challenge!
Instructional Method, Program Length and Continuing Education Credits
This seminar utilizes a combination of lecture, discussion and exercises. The minimum program length is one full day. A tailored two-day version is available upon request. In accordance with the standards of the National Association of CPE Sponsors, Continuing Professional Education credits have been granted based on a 50-minute hour. National Registry of CPE Sponsors ID Number: 108226
Program Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: A solid working knowledge of internal auditing theory and practices will be helpful for best participant results
Advance Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group-Live
Field of Study: Auditing
Recommended CPE Credits: 8 credits (16 credits for tailored two-day version)