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How to Run and Deliver Successful and Timely Audits - OAG205

MIS Training Institute (MISTI)

Course description

How to Run and Deliver Successful and Timely Audits - OAG205

In this three-day seminar you will learn the process and steps necessary to ensure that the time spent on your audits is used effectively and efficiently to achieve optimal results. This seminar addresses the concepts to delivering a timely and successful audit outcome. During the course, you will:

  • Explore the reasons why audits fail
  • Identify the common and avoidable traps that result in audits overrunning their budgets and not answering key questions
  • Review the key components to planning and focusing the audit and how they can be managed to deliver an on-time product
  • Learn how to assess the audit environment to avoid surprises and how to utilize tools and methods to identify the high-risk areas
  • Discover how to deliver successful timely audits that add value to your organization

Engaging case studies and class exercises will be used throughout to demonstrate key concepts and put theory into practice.

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Who should attend?

Financial, operational, and information technology auditors; experienced auditors who want to improve their audit product


Fundamentals of Internal Auditing (OAG101), Advanced Auditing for In-Charge Auditors (OAG201) or equivalent experience

Training content

  1. Defining a Successful Audit
  2. The Elements of a Successful Audit
  3. Effectively Planning the Audit
  4. Developing the Objective and Scope
  5. Communication
  6. What You Need to Know
  7. Identifying and Addressing Significant Risk
  8. Evaluating the Adequacy of the Control Structure
  9. Focusing the Audit
  10. Tools to Insure Your Staff are Effectively Utilized
  11. Efficiencies and Time Wasters
  12. Managing the Audit
  13. Preliminary Findings and Reports

Certification / Credits

Completion of this course is worth 24 CPE credits


MIS Training Institute

MIS Training Institute (MISTI)

With offices in London and Boston, MISTI is the global leader in IT audit, audit and information security training. Founded in 1978, MISTI has gained experience through training more than 200,000 delegates across five continents.  MISTI has made it their...

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