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Internal Auditing 301

Internal Auditing 301

Do you have an Internal Audit department with the need for manager training? This is the third in our one-day CPE training seminars for skill building within the internal audit function.


As a follow-up to Internal Auditing 101 and 201, Internal Auditing 301: Becoming a Manager helps auditors becoming Management and active leaders for their audit teams. This CPE training course gives Managers oversight on how to review a file, properly budget and forecast projects and actively manage and juggle numerous projects. Additionally, this CPE training course will give you the interpersonal skills to manage your audit team and your auditee's, even your audit management. Auditors should not get promoted without taking this course.


Moving from staff auditor to audit manager calls for expanding the skills set. Not only do managers have to be efficient audit team members but also effective communicators, teachers, and active listeners. This enlightening seminar focuses on providing new managers with the tools they need to lead effectively in an internal auditing environment. This real-world CPE training seminar focuses on providing audit managers with the tools they need to manage effectively within the internal auditing function.


This timely, one-day seminar is designed for the new audit manager and others who are responsible for the management of multiple audit teams and the internal audit function.


Each attendee will receive 8 Auditing CPE Event Hours (YB). A certificate of completion will be provided.

  • Details on Event Presentation

    Offered on Wednesday-Thursday once every six weeks in two four hour sessions for 8 CPE credits.

    The sessions will run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Central Time Zone. There will be a lunch break from 12:00 noon to 12:30 p.m. each day.

    We can schedule private courses on internal audit on your timetable for two or more attendees.

  • CPE Event Highlights

    • Plan, manage, and implement an internal audit from beginning to end.
    • Best Practices in identifying and measuring audit risks
    • Enhance interpersonal and team-building skills
    • Understand the audit communication process
    • Learn techniques for managing time and delegating tasks
    • Best Practices for documenting and presenting audit results

    CCS is your special source for internal audit course and IT audit training both in-person and via webinars.

  • Learning Objectives

    Attendees will:

    • Understand effective audit risk assessment
    • Learn how to identify audit management skills
    • Have insight into team dynamics
    • Learn how to evaluate the creation of audit documentation
    • Discuss interpersonal and team-building skills
    • Understand the management of the audit report creation process
    • Discuss interpersonal and team-building skills

    Understand how to manage the audit communication process

  • Key Issues on the Agenda


    Section 1 - Introduction and Background
    - Duties & Responsibilities
    - Changing Role
    - Managerment and Oversight

    Section 2 - Risk Assessment
    - Building a Risk Assessment
    - Factors and Conclusions

    Section 3 - Managing People
    - Seniors versus Auditors
    - Varying Personality Types
    - Generation Y

    Section 4 - Managing Your Management
    - Overcommunication
    - Make your Boss not Manage you!

    Section 5 - Interpersonal Skills for the Auditor
    - Communications
    - Oversight of Staff Auditors
    - Empowering Staff
    - Generation Y
    - Positive Commentary

    Section 6 - Managing your Constituents
    - Who knows more about their job than they do?
    - Empowerment of the Auditee

    Section 7 - File Review
    - What to Look For
    - Review Comments

    Section 8 - Time Management
    - Budgeting and Forecasting
    - Adding Back - Value added services

    Section 9 - Finalizing Audit Reports
    - Classification of Findings
    - Timing of Follow-up
    - Review and Issuance

    Section 10 - Going Forward

  • NASBA Program Disclosure

    Program Level of Understanding: Intermediate

    Prerequisites: Internal Auditing 101 and Internal Auditing 201

    Advance Preparation: None

    Delivery Format: Group Internet Based

    NASBA Field(s) of Study: Auditing

    CPE Credits: 8, based on 50 minutes of instruction per hour

  • Summary of the Subject Matter

    This CPE event "Internal Auditing 301" delves into the advanced intricacies of internal auditing, equipping attendees with comprehensive knowledge and strategic insights to navigate the complexities of auditing processes within organizations.

    Key areas of focus include:

    • Advanced Audit Methodologies and Techniques: The event delves into advanced audit methodologies, arming attendees with a deeper understanding of intricate audit techniques essential for analyzing complex organizational structures and processes.

    • Risk-based Auditing: Attendees gain in-depth insights into risk-based auditing, exploring methodologies to identify, assess, and respond to risks across diverse operational domains, enhancing the effectiveness and relevance of internal audit activities.

    • Internal Control Evaluation and Enhancement: The event emphasizes the critical role of internal control evaluation, offering practical guidance on evaluating and enhancing internal control frameworks to fortify organizational resilience and compliance with regulatory standards.

    • Ethical Challenges in Auditing: Through insightful discussions and case studies, the event addresses the ethical challenges encountered in the auditing profession, advocating for a principled approach and fostering a culture of integrity and accountability within the internal audit function.

    • Strategic Audit Reporting and Communication: Attendees are equipped with strategies for strategic audit reporting and effective communication, focusing on conveying audit findings, risks, and recommendations to key stakeholders with clarity and impact.

    By addressing these crucial subject matters, the event aims to empower internal auditors with advanced competencies, enabling them to navigate sophisticated auditing landscapes, drive organizational value, and uphold the highest standards of professional excellence and ethical conduct.

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