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Becoming an Awesome New Auditor! - In-Person

Becoming an Awesome New Auditor! - In-Person

So, you've accepted a new position as an Internal Auditor; congratulations, and welcome to our world!


Internal Auditors provide an extremely important and unique function: to independently assess controls to balance risk that may impede the objectives of an organization. We are the "last line of defense" in organizations to report risk events.


Please join us for this valuable in-person, interactive training and allow our expert instructors to carefully guide you as to how audits are planned, performed, documented, and reported. We will transfer our deep understanding of "audit tradecraft" to you in an educational and enjoyable manner. We will provide you with the knowledge to become a truly Awesome Internal Auditor!


This comprehensive in-person event was designed for Internal Auditors and Compliance Analysts with little or no practical experience, as well as seasoned professionals who require a "refresher". Let's learn, grow, and enhance our Audit effectiveness! Sign up now!


Each attendee will receive 24 Auditing NASBA CPE hours in the field of "Auditing". Government attendees will satisfy their Yellow Book (YB) requirements. A Certificate of Completion will be provided at the conclusion of the class.

  • Details on Event Presentation

    The sessions will be as follows:

    Monday – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Tuesday - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Wednesday - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    Offered in-person in various cites each month on Monday-Wednesdays in sessions.

  • CPE Event Highlights

    Maximize your effectiveness and efficiency with comprehensive guidance from expert Auditor instructors. Be an Awesome Auditor!

    We will cover in this program:

    • What are Auditing Standards?

    • Understanding Risk Assessment.

    • Understanding the elements of an effective organizational culture.

    • Best Practices in creating an internal audit function.

    • Best Practices in conducting audit fieldwork.

    • Best Practices for testing internal controls and business processes.

    • Audit verbal and written communications defined.

    • Best Practices for testing internal controls.

    • Best Practices in creating internal audit reporting tools.

    • What to include and not include in each audit report.

    • Essential sections of each type of audit report.

    • How to properly document credibility determinations.

    • Principles of clear and concise reporting.

  • Learning Objectives

    Attendees will:

    • Identify the stages of Internal Audits

    • Determine how to assess Audit Risk

    • Apply the COSO Internal Control Framework to Audits

    • Correlate SPIN Selling techniques to Audits

    • Understand effective methods of communicating Audit results

  • Key Issues on the Agenda

    Section 1 What is an "Internal Audit"? "Internal Controls"? "COSO"?
    Section 2 Types of Audits
    Section 3 Desired Attributes of Internal Auditors
    Section 4 The IIA's IPPF
    Section 5 The Auditors Code of Ethics
    Section 6 Dealing with Audit Client Personalities
    Section 7 Optimizing Your Productivity
    Section 8 SPIN Selling the Audit
    Section 9 Five Stages of the Internal Audit
    Section 10 Audit Risk Assessment
    Section 11 Fieldwork and Workpapers
    Section 12 Internal Control Testing
    Section 13 Determining the Quality of Audit Evidence
    Section 14 Audit Sampling Techniques
    Section 15 Effective Audit Reporting
    Section 16 Data Analytics with Audit Software
    Section 17 Continuous Auditing
    Section 18 Specialized Audits
    Section 19 Case Study in Awesomeness: Asset Management Audit
    Summary and Wrap-Up

  • NASBA Program Disclosure

    Program Level of Understanding: Basic
    Prerequisites: None
    Advance Preparation: None
    Delivery Format:: "Group Live"
    NASBA Field(s) of Study: Auditing
    CPE Credits: 24, based on 50 minutes of instruction per hour

  • Summary of the Subject Matter

    The CPE event "Becoming an Awesome New Auditor!" equips aspiring auditors with essential skills and knowledge to excel in their roles. From understanding audit fundamentals to mastering risk assessment and audit planning, this event provides a comprehensive foundation for success in the dynamic field of internal auditing.

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