Internal Auditing: A Risk Based Approach

by Wayne Bartlett

The Internal audit function plays a crucial role in managing and mitigating an organisation's risks. This course provides insight into this area and teaches you the key elements in planning, executing, and reporting on internal audit assignments.

price £75+vat
cpd hours 4 CPD hours
access 120 days' access

This course will enable you to

  • Identify the key elements of internal audit and the associated standards
  • Plan and execute an internal audit assignment and design an audit programme
  • Understand the responsibilities of the internal auditor with regards to fraud and how to identify fraud
  • Report on an internal audit assignment and the key factors to consider when sharing these

About the course

Internal audits play a crucial role in managing an organisation's risks and mitigating these to avoid disastrous consequences. But what makes an effective internal audit function and how can you make this work in your organisation?

In this course you will discover the key principles and standards associated with internal audits, along with how to identify and act on fraud. Learn about how to plan, execute, and report on internal audit assignments and the key factors to consider at each stage.

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Contents

  • The key elements of internal audit
    • The role of the internal audit
    • Internal audit standards
    • Risk-based internal auditing
    • Strategic and annual planning
    • The impact of internal audits
    • The role of the internal audit charter
    • Ethics and professional development
    • The rules of internal auditing
  • Planning an internal audit assignment
    • A general approach to planning
    • The importance of objectives
    • Internal vs external
    • Undertaking a preliminary assessment
    • Designing audit programmes
    • Resourcing an assignment
    • Planning, objectives, and resources
  • Executing an internal audit assignment
    • Supervising assignments
    • Collecting information
    • Analysis and evaluation – and how one feeds the other
    • Applying considerations and documenting results
    • Fraud and internal audits
    • Fraud and the responsibilities of the internal auditor
  • Reporting on an internal audit assignment
    • The key elements of an internal audit report
    • Getting reporting right
    • Conclusions and recommendations
    • Recommendations are key
    • Finalising and sharing reports
    • The importance of objectives
    • Following up: a crucial stage
    • Lessons learnt

Author

Wayne Bartlett

Specialising in public sector financial management and budgeting, Wayne has worked as a consultant and lecturer throughout the world.

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Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours4 unitshourshours
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Total CPD unitshourshours21 units20 hours21 hours
Access period120 days
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Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
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Keep your whole team up to date.

Access to this course
Total CPD unitshourshours800+ unitshourshours
Access period12+ months
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Immediate access to our entire CPD catalogue
Exclusive news and CPD every week plus monthly webinars, all year round
Account manager on hand to support your team's needs
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