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 Leveraging Data Analytics in Internal Audit

Chapter Event
3/20/2019 8:00 AM
3/20/2019 10:00 AM
The Albany Club - 91 King Street East; Toronto, ON M5C 1G3 | Canada - Ontario
Session Overview

During this session you will learn how to use Data Analytics to increase internal audit effectiveness, identify opportunities to analyze various data sources leading to powerful insights and resulting in improved decision making. These objectives will be demonstrated by reviewing various Data Analytic techniques and scenarios which will include real world client examples and applications with demos using ACL Analytics and other tools such as Tableau.

After this session you will understand how to:
  • Create automated processes to eliminate routine manual analysis and increase internal audit effectiveness;
  • Learn how to use and translate data into a “story” about key characteristics, past trends, or control failures;
  • Obtaining sources of data and validating that they can be used to achieve objectives;
  • Combine different data sources to increase opportunities for driving management insight; and
  • Create data visualization dashboards to provide meaningful trends and insights to senior management.

SpeakerMichael Kostanecki, Protiviti

Michael Kostanecki is an Associate Director at Protiviti with over 12 years of consulting experience with a focus in IT Audit specializing in Data Analytics. This includes experience with various Data Analytics and reporting tools such as Tableau, ACL Analytics, CaseWare IDEA, MS Access, Cognos, and Power BI with a background in SQL scripting and report design. He has a strong background in IT, Cybersecurity and Internal Audit working with clients in various industries including Financial Services, Energy & Utilities, and Manufacturing. 


As space is limited, please pre-register on-line at the website noted below. Late registrations may not be accommodated due to space limitations.  Substitutions are welcome.   

To register online, please visit the event website:

Phone: 416-223-5326


The Albany Club - 91 King Street East; Toronto, ON M5C 1G3

Registration, Light Breakfast and Networking: 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Presentation and Q&A:  8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.


IIA Toronto Chapter Members - $64.99 (Plus HST)

Non-Members - $76.99 (Plus HST)

Students – Free if a valid student ID card is presented at the event

CPE: 1.5 credits

Please Note:  There is a cancellation policy in effect.

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