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Internal Audit School

Seminar: ID# 1003478
Internal Audit School

Agenda

1. Operational Auditing

  • The Definition And Meaning Of Internal Auditing Today
  • Essential Elements For Successful Operational Auditing
  • The Benefits Of Operational Auditing
  • Important Trends Affecting Operational Auditing
  • The Impact Of Sarbanes-Oxley, ERM, And GRC

2. Components Of Operational Audits

  • The Phases Of An Operational Audit
  • The Link Between Objectives, Risks, And Controls In Key Functions
  • The Importance And Uses Of Data
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPI) And Key Risk Indicators (KRI)
  • Identifying Fraudulent Practices
  • IT Considerations And Integrated Audits
  • Essential Operational Audit Tools

3. Auditing The Purchasing Function

  • Identifying Key Risks In The Procurement Function
  • Assessing Governance, Infrastructure, Policies, And Procedures In The Procurement Function
  • Testing And Monitoring Vendor Relationships, Purchases, And Inventory Management
  • Evaluating Vendor Relationships And The Contracting Process

4. Auditing The Marketing Function

  • Examining The Marketing Function's Ability To Achieve Stated Objectives
  • Evaluating Relationships, Advertising Expenditures, And Sales Activities
  • Assessing The Effectiveness Of The Public Relations And Marketing Functions

5. Auditing The Human Resources Function

  • Identifying The Risks In The Human Resources Function
  • Recruiting, Staffing, And Training And Development Processes
  • Assessing Employee Compensation, Benefits Administration, And Succession Planning
  • The Role Of HR In Corporate Governance And Promoting A Healthy Control Environment
  • Examining Employee Relations, Feedback, And Performance Management

6. Auditing The Finance, Treasury And Accounting Functions

  • Reviewing The Finance, Payroll, AP, AR, Fixed Assets, And Budgeting Processes
  • Assessing Treasury, Strategic Planning, Bank Accounts, And Systems Integration
  • Identifying Fraud Indicators In Financial Reports
  • Using Shared Services As A Control And Efficiency Mechanism

7. Auditing IT

  • IT Objectives, Risks, And Controls
  • Examining Staffing, Strategic Planning And The Infrastructure Within Your Organization
  • Reviewing System Access, Data Protection And Backups, Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity, And Your SDLC
  • Evaluating The IT Environment Using COSO And COBIT

8. Auditing The Management Function

  • Examining Management Tasks And Measuring Their Performance And Effectiveness
  • Enhancing The Control Environment Through Management Pronouncements, Examples, And Enforcement Of Policies
  • Helping Management Build Strong Corporate Responsibility, Ethics, Risk Management, And Strategic Planning Processes
  • Key Considerations For Communicating, Preserving, And Changing The Organization's Culture
  • How Internal Auditors Can Act As Control Agents While Preserving Their Independence And Objectivity

9. The Future Of Operational Auditing

  • Automating Controls And The Use Of Continuous Auditing
  • Helping Management Perform Control Self-Assessments
  • Promoting Continuous Improvement And High Quality As A Means To Improve Internal Controls
  • Identifying The Best Recommendations That Lead To Positive And Sustained Changes
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