Live virtual | Tools and techniques

Internal audit is a fast-paced profession. You need to keep up to date with the latest tools, techniques and methodology to meet the demands of the job. Our courses will give you practical guidance on a range of topics we know matter.

Assurance mapping and coordination

An assurance map (AMAP) is a tool to ensure key risks are assured across your organisation. Get a thorough understanding of the principles and practical application of AMAPs. 

Agreeing findings and actions - a collaborative approach

This course provides a clear structure for approaching this task and will help you learn to develop recommendations that will be acknowledged as adding value to the organisation.

Audit report writing

Internal auditors need to create reports that are clear, logical and convincing. Creating compelling content needs good presentation of facts and the correct sequencing of observations and findings. This introduction to audit report writing shows you how to produce reports that have impact and add value to your organisation.

Audit planning - latest requirements and good practice

The audit plan should not just be about the audit plan, it is a key opportunity to strengthen relationships with key stakeholders. In addition, an audit strategy can “set the stage” for many of the things the internal audit function does and how it is perceived.

Data analytics for auditors

This course will provide auditors with practical knowledge and skills for embedding data analytics into their audit work.

Lean and agile auditing

If you have been thinking about lean/agile ways of working, now is the time to bring this into practice and we can help with this one-day virtual course.

Root cause analysis

Learn how to analyse themes from audit assignments in order to reveal key underlying problems in governance, risk and compliance.

Techniques for effective testing

Learn how to design testing activities that are efficient, effective and appropriate to each situation.

The basics that matter - scoping and work programme design and delivery

At present, with the impact of Covid, a number of audit teams are questioning some of the basics of their audit approach. Specifically audits that suffer from scope creep and work programmes that take time to create and can easily miss the wood for the tree

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