Effective Audit Report Writing – Virtual
19/10/2021 - 21/10/2021 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm - About this course: Course Introduction Persuasive communication is an essential skill for auditors at all levels, and high-quality audit reports are a key communication tool. By participating in this course, auditors in all sectors and at all levels will learn what goes into an effective audit observation and how to organize reports that meet professional [...]
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Date(s) - 19/10/2021 - 21/10/2021
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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About this course:

Course Introduction

Persuasive communication is an essential skill for auditors at all levels, and high-quality audit reports are a key communication tool. By participating in this course, auditors in all sectors and at all levels will learn what goes into an effective audit observation and how to organize reports that meet professional standards, elicit management action, and communicate crucial messages to executives and board-level readers. By honing these skills, they can distinguish themselves in their current positions and prepare themselves for advancement.
This is a hands-on course that focuses on the organization and structure of audit reports, and includes case study activities for practicing the basics of audit report writing.

 

Course Schedule

  • Day 1: 08:00 – 12:00
  • Day 2: 08:00 – 12:00
  • Day 3: 08:00 – 12:00

 

Course Outline

The Audit-Report Writing Task

  • Recognize the criteria for, and importance of, writing audit reports.
  • Explain why audit reports are written.
  • List the readers of your reports.
  • Describe how readers use the reports.
  • Describe limitations placed on your reports and on yourself as a report writer.

Components of Audit Observations

  • Complete the five components of an audit observation.
  • Identify types of criteria.
  • Create condition summaries.
  • Determine levels of cause.
  • Determine levels of effect (or consequence).
  • Create recommendations and action plans.
  • List the components of audit observations.

Audit Report Structure

  • Construct an audit report.
  • Evaluate the importance of the various sections included in audit reports.
  • Apply one of the four formats to write an audit Observation.
  • Distinguish the advantages and disadvantages of different report formats.

Quality of Reporting

  • Develop reports that are accurate, objective, clear, concise, constructive, complete, and timely.
  • Develop coherence.
  • Practice objectivity.
  • Ensure sentence clarity.
  • Rephrase technical terminology.
  • Write with readability and conciseness.

 

CPE Credits: 12

Level: Intermediate

Field of Study: Communication

Advance Preparation: None

Delivery Format: Online


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Ticket Type Price Spaces
Non-member $860.00
Member $777.00 N/A
Strategic Partner/ADAA Member $650.00 N/A

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Disclaimer

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: 12 Point
Course Level: Intermediate
Duration: 3 Day/s
Language: English
Member Fees:777USD
Nonmember Fees: 860USD

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