Computer Assisted Audit Techniques
21/02/2023 - 24/02/2023 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm - About this course: Course Description This course aims to familiarize all audit personnel with IT auditing concepts and practices. The course has basic prerequisites and gradually introduces participants to introductory and more advanced topics of IT Auditing. The advancement of IT in todays’ corporate landscape, makes it important for the Internal auditors to understand them [...]
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Date(s) - 21/02/2023 - 24/02/2023
8:30 am - 3:30 pm

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About this course:

Course Description

This course aims to familiarize all audit personnel with IT auditing concepts and practices. The course has basic prerequisites and gradually introduces participants to introductory and more advanced topics of IT Auditing.

The advancement of IT in todays’ corporate landscape, makes it important for the Internal auditors to understand them fully and leverage the same into their audit strategy. The majority of process controls are embedded in IT systems and therefore testing them requires minimum IT audit skills.

Course Outline

The following course outline will be fully discussed and explained during the 2 day session:

Introduction – Refresher of IT Audit key concepts

  • Definitions
  • Why it is important
  • Classifications of IT controls
  • Evolution over the years

 

Information Technology General Controls and best practices

  • Access controls
  • SoD in IT
  • Environmental controls
  • SDLC methodology
  • Program change management controls.
  • Physical security controls over the data center.
  • System and data backup and recovery controls.

 

IT Controls and the application

  • Advantages of testing/relying on Application Controls
  • Get to know the best practices on Controls with practical scenarios

 

IT Audit frameworks: fundamentals of COBIT 5

  • Advantages from using frameworks
  • Key features of COBIT® 5
  • COBIT® 5 principles

 

Cloud computing

  • Pros and cons
  • Associated risks and best practice controls

 

Integration of innovative elements around IT audit like RPA, data analytics etc

  • Introduction
  • The audit approach
  • The CAATs approach

Data management / RPA

  • Data theory
  • Overview of data analytics / RPA
  • Practical demo
  • Proper documentation of CAATs effort.
  • Implementation best practice

 

Course Duration: 4 days

CPE Credits: 28

Level: All

Pre-requisites: None


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Members $2,250.00 N/A
Non-member $2,500.00

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The UAE IAA reserves the right to amend the Terms & Conditions at any time without prior notice.

While the UAE Internal Audit Association and its staff make every effort to observe and maintain the schedule of every training course as set forth in the organization’s training schedule, under certain circumstances that are out of our control we might feel obligated to cancel and/or reschedule any training course or event. Under these circumstances, our training department will forward all registrants to the next available schedule for the same course. The individual participant or the sponsoring organization will have the ability to request a different schedule for the same course or a different course within the same calendar year.

CPEs: 28 Point
Course Level: All
Duration: 4 Day/s
Language: English
Member Fees:2250USD
Nonmember Fees: 2500USD

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