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Managing Audit Quality and Workpapers

Managing Audit Quality and Workpapers

Enhancing Audit Quality and Workpapers: Optimizing Documentation and Reporting


Achieving audit excellence requires a robust quality control framework supported by well-crafted workpapers. Join us for this insightful training event, designed to help you improve your quality control practices and create high-quality workpapers that effectively support your audit reports.


Throughout the training, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the crucial role workpapers play in the internal audit process. Learn how workpapers facilitate documentation from the planning stage to the final closing meeting, enabling you to identify control weaknesses, propose process improvements, and drive positive change within the organization.


Key objectives of workpapers include documenting the planning, performance, and review of audit work, providing essential support for audit communication such as observations, conclusions, and the final report. Workpapers also serve as a foundation for third-party reviews and re-performance requirements, as well as evaluating internal audit activities and the effectiveness of your quality control program.


Led by experienced instructors, this training event offers valuable insights and practical techniques for optimizing your audit documentation and reporting practices. Engage in interactive sessions, collaborate with industry peers, and gain the necessary skills to enhance the quality and effectiveness of your workpapers.


By attending this event, you will earn 8 CPE Hours (YB), demonstrating your commitment to professional development. Each attendee will also receive a certificate of completion, recognizing your participation in this comprehensive training program.


Don't miss this opportunity to strengthen your quality control framework, streamline your workpaper practices, and enhance the overall effectiveness of your audit engagements. Register now to elevate the quality of your audits and ensure your workpapers meet the highest standards of excellence.

  • Details on Event Presentation


    Offered twice a quarter on Tuesday-Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Central Time in two four hour sessions. There will be a lunch break from 12:00 noon to 12:30 p.m. each day.

    We can schedule private events on your timetable for two or more attendees.

  • CPE Event Highlights

    • What are Auditing Standards

    • Understanding Risk Assessment

    • Best Practices in conducting audit fieldwork

    • Audit reporting defined

    • Best Practices in creating Internal Audit reports

    • 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 report writing

  • Learning Objectives

    • Attendees will understand how an audit is conducted

    • Attendees will learn how to identify risks

    • Attendees will learn how to evaluate and document internal controls

    • Attendees will discover the best techniques for gathering audit evidence

    • Attendees will see the importance of preparing workpapers

    • Attendees will discuss interpersonal and team-building skills

    • Attendees will understand the audit communication process

  • Key Issues on the Agenda

  • NASBA Program Disclosure

    Program Level of Understanding: Basic

    Prerequisites: None

    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

    The "Managing Audit Quality and Workpapers" CPE training event offered by CCS is a comprehensive course specifically designed for internal auditors, audit management, and firm management professionals. The seminar focuses on improving internal audit department management and quality management within the audit process. Participants will learn about the different types of audits and how to effectively plan and execute them to ensure audit quality and compliance with IIA standards.


    Attendees will also receive in-depth training on audit workpaper preparation and documentation, which is an essential component of any internal audit. The seminar covers the latest internal audit training and best practices, including the latest updates to IIA standards, to help participants stay up-to-date with industry requirements.


    This internal audit seminar is led by experienced professionals and features interactive sessions and real-world examples, making it a valuable opportunity for internal auditors to develop their skills and advance their careers. Whether you are a seasoned internal auditor or just starting out, this training event is an excellent opportunity to enhance your knowledge of the audit process, audit compliance, and audit services.


    In summary, the "Managing Audit Quality and Workpapers" CPE training event is a comprehensive and interactive auditor course that provides attendees with the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively manage internal audit quality and workpapers, ensuring compliance with the latest IIA standards.

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