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 Auditing Grant and Contribution Programs: A Practical Seminar

Chapter Training
5/12/2014 8:00 AM
5/13/2014 4:30 PM
TBD, Ottawa | Canada - Ontario
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**Note that this course focuses on transfer payment programming in the federal government context.

Come and explore the world of transfer payment programs and what auditors “need to know”. What are these programs and how important are they to the federal government? What’s a simple vs. complex transfer payment program? What creates risk exposure in transfer payment programs? What risks are created, and in what processes/sub-processes? What do auditors need to know as they embark on developing a risk-based audit plan for a transfer payment program?

At the end of this two day practical and hands-on seminar, participants will be able to:

· Describe the elements and lifecycle of a G&C program

· Identify the legislative and policy context and supporting frameworks for G&C programs

· Identify accountabilities, roles, responsibilities and controls in administering G&C programs

· Identify and assess the risks in a G& C program to support development of a risk-based audit engagement plan

· Discuss practical tips and techniques that support the efficient conduct of a G&C audit


Knowledge Level: Basic to Intermediate.

Who should attend? Mid-to-upper-level internal auditors, audit team leaders, and audit managers

Instructor:  Lana Doxtator, CA has over 25 years of public and private sector assurance experience encompassing both audit and evaluation engagements. Having led numerous G&C program audits, she provides a wealth of practical examples as well as a thorough knowledge of audit practice in the Canadian Public Sector.