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      September 30, 2019

      Monday   8:45 AM - 4:45 PM

      111 West Port Plaza 6th Floor
      Saint Louis, Missouri 63146

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      Internal Audit 201: Audit Senior Training Seminar - St. Louis, MO

      Internal Audit 201: Audit Senior Training Seminar - St. Louis, MO (CCS)
      About this Event
      Small group leadership is the key to the day to day effectiveness of the Internal Audit Department. This one-day CPE training seminar focuses on the skills that need to be exercised by the Audit Senior.

      As a follow-up to Audit 101, Audit 201 helps professionals in becoming Senior Auditors and leaders for their audit teams. New small audit team leader must supervise so that every project meets audit managements expectations.

      This CPE training seminar gives Audit Seniors insight into how to review a file, manage a project and drafting audit reports. Additionally, this course will cover the interpersonal skills to supervise the audit team and interactions with the auditee's, even audit management. Auditors should not get promoted without taking this training seminar.

      This timely, one-day CPE training seminar is designed for the internal auditor moving up to a team leadership position and others who have to create lead small audit teams.

      Learning Objectives

      - Develop knowledge and understanding of The IIA Standards for successful performance of internal audits.

      - Learn the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) critical to performing internal audits in all organizations and passing the CIA exam.

      - Be able to assist management of organizations being audited to have the most successful receipt of an internal audit.

      - Learn the practices and skills for the successful performance of internal audits. Understand how to use technology to support the internal auditor.

      - Become familiar with ways in which an organization can adapt to better compete in the global marketplace.

      - Understand The IIA Code of Ethics and the importance of the actions of internal auditors in performance of audits.

      - Be able to correctly evaluate and suggest improvements to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes throughout the organization.

      Seminar Highlights

      - 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 understand the audit communication process

      Key Issues on the Agenda


      Section 1 - What are the Senior-Level Internal Auditor Responsibilities?

      - What is "Internal Auditing"?

      - What Shouldn't an Internal Auditor Do?

      - Managing the Audit

      - Analytical Review

      - New Audit Focus is on RISK!

      Section 2 - What Guidance is Available?

      - Auditor Guidance Sources

      - What are Internal Controls?

      - IIA International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF)

      Section 3 - What is the COSO 2013 Update and What Should I Do About It?

      - Guidance from COSO

      - Summary of 2013 COSO Updates

      - Advice to Implement the New COSO

      Section 4 - How Do We Manage the "Audit Life Cycle"?

      - Division of Responsibilities

      - The "Internal Audit Life Cycle" Manager's Perspective

      - Dissecting the Internal Audit

      - Audit Project Time Allocation

      - How Do We Plan the Internal Audit?

      - Risk Based Audits

      Section 5 - Should Internal Auditors Conduct Financial Audits?

      - External Auditing Differ from Internal Auditing?

      - How Do We Test the Financial Transactions?

      - Methods of Internal Control Testing?

      - Is the Sample Size Appropriate?

      Section 6 - "Frauditing" - Are We Supposed to Audit for Fraud?

      - Fraud Risk Assessment

      - Where is Fraud Most Like to Occur?

      - Behavioral Red Flags

      - Categories of Fraud

      - Anti-Fraud Controls

      Section 7 - How Do We Conduct an Operational Audit?

      - How Do We Manage Operational Audits?

      - Examples of Operational Audits

      - Assess the Segregation of Duties

      Section 8 - Do Performance and Compliance Audits Add Value?

      - Should We Perform Compliance Audits?

      - Auditor Guidance: Federal Legislation

      - Internal Control for Public Companies

      - Sarbanes-Oxley "Raised the Bar"

      Section 9 - Do We Need to Conduct IT Auditing?

      - IT Auditing

      - "General Computer Controls"

      - "Application Computer Controls"

      - Recommended IT Controls

      Section 10 - Can We Improve the Audit with Software?

      - Data Analysis/ Monitoring

      - Audit Management

      - Risk Management

      Section 11 - How Do We Conclude the Internal Audit?

      - Audit Manager Assessment of Findings

      - Examples of Categorized Findings

      - Audit Manager Review

      - Quality of the Audit Report

      Section 12 - Summary

      Experts Providing CPE Training Seminars

      Corporate Compliance Seminars has been created by experts who enjoy providing CPE classroom training, workshops and consulting on internal controls, internal auditing and accounting related subjects. We have focused on SOX, COSO, PCAOB, COBIT, GRC, IFRS, AICPA, GAO and IIA Standards.

      Our programs are CPE for professionals with CPA, CGA, CIA, CFE, CISA, CMA and CA designations.

      Corporate Compliance Seminars presents CPE to auditors, compliance and IT professionals, Boards of Directors and Audit Committees. We examine the details of risk management, Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance, Model Audit Rule compliance, auditing, internal controls, IT security and compliance, and fraud prevention and detection.

      Corporate Compliance Seminars allows the attendee to earn Official NASBA CPE credit.

      Our seminars focus on the details of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX), Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR), Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) Internal Control Frameworks, ISACA's Control Objectives over Information Technology (COBIT), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Open Compliance & Ethics Group's (OCEG) Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) methodology, PCAOB's Auditing Standard 5 (AS5), AICPA auditing standards and the future conversion from GAAP to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

      Our seminars provide CPE for the CPA, CFE, CIA, CISA, auditors and others with effective and engaging training.

      Cost: 695.00

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