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Effective Audit Committees

Euromoney Learning, In London
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Course description

Effective Audit Committees

A very interesting and thoughtfully structured course PJSC Tatneft

Excellent, Very Useful, Relevant Non Executive Director, Large African Bank

Audit Committees are expected to play a vital role in governance and in building trust in corporate reporting. Audit Committees therefore need members who have appropriate levels of expertise and knowledge of the industry and of the company. This course will explore the fundamentals of the role of the Audit Committee and the nature and essential qualities of its members, particularly the Audit Committee Chairman. The course will cover the relationships with all key stakeholders and will examine all the key information flows and decision processes.

The course will be led by a governance and audit expert who has been involved with attending and presenting at Audit Committees for over 25 years. The course will equip participants with an understanding of the appropriate levels of knowledge and expertise and an awareness of the mechanisms and priorities for audit committees in today's complex and highly regulated financial services world.

Who should attend?

This course has been designed specifically for Audit Committee members and those directly involved in supporting and preparing information for Audit Committees.

This course will broaden the awareness of members of and advisers to Audit Committees and provide appropriate levels of oversight of financial reporting audit quality and other risks on the committee’s agenda.

Training content

Day 1

  • The Role and Responsibilities of Audit Committee Members
  • What does an Audit Committee Do?
  • What are the Audit Committee Essentials?

Day 2

  • Overview of the Relationships with Key Stakeholders
  • The Finance Team
  • External Audit
  • Internal Audit

Day 3

  • Audit Committee Activities
  • Membership and Attendance
  • Financial Reporting
  • Guidance on what must be Included in the Audit Committee Report
  • Complex Transactions
  • Whistleblowing

Day 4

  • Audit Committee Effectiveness
  • Annual Reviews of External and Internal Audit Effectiveness
  • Annual Review of Audit Committee effectiveness


Course fee: £4495+VAT

Certification / Credits

By attending this strategic four day course you will be able to:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the Audit Committee and its relationship with the Board and the Board Risk Committee
  • Consider what prudent and effective controls sit around the Audit Committee meeting process
  • Understand the critical relationships with key stakeholders such as external audit, internal audit, the finance team and the company secretariat
  • Understand the relationships with the various regulators and the complexities of group structures and overseas jurisdictions
  • Recognise common areas that can cause problems
  • Take away key actions and ideas to improve on Audit Committee performance

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Mazen, Al Nahdi Medical Company
16 Oct 2018

The venue, the instructor and the materials were great.

Mazen, Al Nahdi Medical Company
10 Oct 2018

Everything was good about the course

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