Audit and Risk Assurance Seminar

Preamble

Organizations would like to ensure prudent financial management Hence the need to build Auditors capacity for Audit management.

 

Target Group

Officers involved in internal audit activities such as Internal and External Auditors, Risk Managers and Accountants, Financial Analysts and Controllers, Operations Managers, Bank Inspectors and Supervisors

 

Learning Objectives

On completion, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the role of the internal audit function in management of government resources
  • Carry out a review of the operating system to identify weaknesses and give appropriate advice
  • Review and evaluate adherence to proper financial management and procurement procedures
  • Carry out pay-roll Audit
  • Apply relevant management skills to achieve the desired audit objectives;
  • Carry out Value for money (VFM) to ascertain effective, efficient and economic use of resources
  • Identify areas of weaknesses and wastage with a view of recommending appropriate action to be taken by management
  • Identify new developments in the profession
  • Apply professional ethics in the performance of audit duties
 

Content Areas

The course will address the following areas:

  • Principles, practices and techniques of modern internal auditing
  • Assets and liability verification
  • Systems based auditing and Value for money audit
  • Risk based auditing and Audit evidence
  • Audit planning and control
  • Internal audit guidelines and standards
  • Audit of post balance sheet events
  • Audit of electronic data processing based auditing systems
  • Audit reporting and Professional ethics.
 

Benefits of attending

participants will be equipped with auditing management skills.