Internal Auditors: Preparing to Conduct Effective Audits

Richard E. Cascarino, MBA, CIA, CISM, CFE

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Used effectively, Internal Audit can assist the organization achieve cost recovery or savings of 10-20% of its total costs and boost IA’s value to the organization.

Internal Auditors will learn specific techniques for conducting effective audits of their organizatio's activities including:
  1. How to identify key risks in any corporate project and how to manage them 
  2. How to properly audit the scoping process of a corporate projects
  3. Auditing the roles & responsibilities among all above stakeholders
  4. How to audit for Fraud opportunities
  5. Effective IT Auditing
This webinar is designed to provide auditors and audit management with the abilities to develop a conduct effective Internal Audits 

Course Objective

During the webinar attendees will gain an understanding of how to prepare an effective Internal Auditing function. Whether you have been charged with establishing a new audit function or wish to improve the effectiveness of your existing function, this is the webinar for you.

This webinar is also designed to provide participants an in-depth knowledge of: 
  • Critical elements in developing effective audit plans
  • Structuring complex audits
  • Bringing the audit in on time and in budget
  • Ensuring the audit delivers value for money

Course Outline

  • Elements of an audit plan 
  • Identifying and reviewing areas of responsibility and accountability
  • Reviewing departmental goals (operational, financial, and compliance).
  • Performing a risk assessment and review conflicts of interest.
  • Introduce and review internal controls to manage operational, financial and compliance risks.
  • Identify areas of Fraud opportunity
  • Effective IT Auditing

Target Audience

  • Audit Committee Members
  • Internal Audit Management
  • Internal Auditors
  • External Auditors
  • Risk Managers
  • Risk Supervisors

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Speaker: Richard E. Cascarino, MBA, CIA, CISM, CFE,

Richard is well known in international auditing circles as one of the most knowledgeable practitioners in the field, Richard is principal of Richard Cascarino & Associates, a highly successful audit training and consultancy company. He is a regular speaker to National and International conferences and has presented Webinars throughout Africa, Europe, the Middle East and the USA. Richard is a Past President of the Institute of Internal Auditors in South Africa, was the founding Regional Director of the Southern African Region of the IIA-Inc and is a member of ISACA and the American Institute of Certified Fraud Examiners (South African Chapter). Richard was a member of the Audit Committee of the Department of Public Enterprises in South Africa and chairman of the Audit Committee of Gauteng cluster 2 (Premier's office, Shared Services and Health). He is also a visiting Lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand, author of the book “Internal Auditing - an Integrated Approach”, published by Juta Publishing. In addition, he is the author of the "Auditor's Guide to Information Systems Auditing" and “Corporate Fraud and Internal Control: A Framework for Prevention” published by Wiley Publishing He is a contributor to “QFinance – the Ultimate Resource” published by Bloomsbury Publishing.

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