Internal Audit in Practice – Audit Report Writing Skills – EY Academy of Business

Internal Audit in Practice – Audit Report Writing Skills

A 3-day online workshop for Internal Auditors

This course is organized as in-house – contact the coordinator to tailor the course to you and your company.

The scope of this workshop covers the best audit solutions and experiences in the report writing process, used by top companies worldwide. This is a unique opportunity for insight into international hands-on practice in internal audit and training, balanced with the perspective and expectations of the critical stakeholders i.e. members of the Management Board and Audit Committee.

The participants are guided through the reality of internal audit whereby they will need to prepare and present their reports based on specific examples – all results will be assessed and evaluated.

This 3-day intensive hands-on online workshop is for Internal Auditors at all levels.

Objectives and advantages

This workshop allows for a comprehensive overview and understanding of the reports writing process, needs and expectations of the key stakeholders and recipients of audit reports. It is essential to be creative and ensure “selling” the results of the challenging auditor’s work in a form of a concise, self-explanatory and value-added audit report.

This course is designed to help find a perfect match of auditors and recipients of audit reports. At the same time, it addresses a number of best practices, and key challenges related to the audit report writing process.

Course Methodology

The training will be 100% practical, intensive and interactive in the form of:

  • Intensive lecture sessions,
  • Workshops facilitated and supported by the trainer,
  • Presentations submitted by the Participants,
  • Feedback and challenges provided by trainer.

Participants are expected to be highly interactive and share their own experiences.

Online course delivery

Participants attending our online training programmes can expect the following features:

  • ‘Classroom effect’ so that everyone knows who the other participants are and can communicate with them and tutor via chat;
  • Possibility to communicate via audio with small groups or when the trainer allows;
  • Sharing screens so that participants can work together in real time;
  • ‘Breakout rooms’ enabled so that the class can be divided into groups;
  • Downloadable materials all in one location, printable;
  • Surveys, polls, MCQs and open questions during the training;
  • Evaluation tests can be given during the online course;
  • CPD certificates issued to participants.

All our trainers have many years of experience in online training delivery.

The workshop will cover the following:

  • Strategic role of Internal Audit
  • International IIA Standards for audit reports writing
  • Internal audit policies and procedures – solutions and practices
  • Conducting internal audit engagements – tools and techniques including Risk and Control Matrix
  • Audit process – audit reports – plan, write, review & correct, distribute
  • Audit reports – criteria, condition, cause, impact
  • Communicate audit results – interactions with line managers, members of the management and supervisory boards, and audit committees
  • Escalation process
  • Administrative activities e.g. storage, access and follow-up process
  • Quality Assurance Improvement Program
  • Self-study and self-preparation on the case study to prepare final audit reports
  • Submission of final audit reports by the groups with direct analysis and challenge
  • Tutor summary – including lessons learnt, checklists, questions & answers

Continuing Professional Education – Participants will obtain 22.5 CPE.

Internal Audit in Practice – Audit Report Writing Skills

A 3-day online workshop for Internal Auditors

This course is organized as in-house – contact the coordinator to tailor the course to you and your company.

The scope of this workshop covers the best audit solutions and experiences in the report writing process, used by top companies worldwide. This is a unique opportunity for insight into international hands-on practice in internal audit and training, balanced with the perspective and expectations of the critical stakeholders i.e. members of the Management Board and Audit Committee.

The participants are guided through the reality of internal audit whereby they will need to prepare and present their reports based on specific examples – all results will be assessed and evaluated.

For whom?

This 3-day intensive hands-on online workshop is for Internal Auditors at all levels.

Objectives and advantages

Objectives and advantages

This workshop allows for a comprehensive overview and understanding of the reports writing process, needs and expectations of the key stakeholders and recipients of audit reports. It is essential to be creative and ensure “selling” the results of the challenging auditor’s work in a form of a concise, self-explanatory and value-added audit report.

This course is designed to help find a perfect match of auditors and recipients of audit reports. At the same time, it addresses a number of best practices, and key challenges related to the audit report writing process.

Course Methodology

The training will be 100% practical, intensive and interactive in the form of:

  • Intensive lecture sessions,
  • Workshops facilitated and supported by the trainer,
  • Presentations submitted by the Participants,
  • Feedback and challenges provided by trainer.

Participants are expected to be highly interactive and share their own experiences.

Online course delivery

Participants attending our online training programmes can expect the following features:

  • ‘Classroom effect’ so that everyone knows who the other participants are and can communicate with them and tutor via chat;
  • Possibility to communicate via audio with small groups or when the trainer allows;
  • Sharing screens so that participants can work together in real time;
  • ‘Breakout rooms’ enabled so that the class can be divided into groups;
  • Downloadable materials all in one location, printable;
  • Surveys, polls, MCQs and open questions during the training;
  • Evaluation tests can be given during the online course;
  • CPD certificates issued to participants.

All our trainers have many years of experience in online training delivery.

Programme

The workshop will cover the following:

  • Strategic role of Internal Audit
  • International IIA Standards for audit reports writing
  • Internal audit policies and procedures – solutions and practices
  • Conducting internal audit engagements – tools and techniques including Risk and Control Matrix
  • Audit process – audit reports – plan, write, review & correct, distribute
  • Audit reports – criteria, condition, cause, impact
  • Communicate audit results – interactions with line managers, members of the management and supervisory boards, and audit committees
  • Escalation process
  • Administrative activities e.g. storage, access and follow-up process
  • Quality Assurance Improvement Program
  • Self-study and self-preparation on the case study to prepare final audit reports
  • Submission of final audit reports by the groups with direct analysis and challenge
  • Tutor summary – including lessons learnt, checklists, questions & answers
CPE Points

Continuing Professional Education – Participants will obtain 22.5 CPE.

Location

Arranged individually

Date

This course is organized as in-house — contact the course coordinator to tailor the course to you and your company.

Contact

Klaudia Pliszka

Course coordinator

  • +48 510 201 302
  • klaudia.pliszka@pl.ey.com