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Fundamentals of Performance Audit Training


Participant Profile

This course is intended for auditors who have little or no experience in performance audit.

Description

This four-day introductory level course takes participants through the entire performance audit process:

  • audit selection
  • audit planning
  • audit examination
  • audit reporting

Course Objective

Participants will acquire and apply the basic knowledge and skills necessary to conduct a performance audit. Case study and audit reports are used throughout the course to provide participants with practical experience and exposure.

What people are saying

  • “I thought the instructors were very knowledgeable and good teachers of the subject matter. I could tell that both were passionate about the subject matter.”
  • “Overall, an excellent workshop and very reliable for my work going forward.”
  • “I've been auditing for over 15 years and the workshop gave me a good 'refresher' and some 'reminders' about how to audit effectively. Thank you!”
  • “Overall impression is very positive. I learned a lot and topics were kept engaging over the 4 days, which is a testament to the instructors and their approach. Thank you.”
  • “I will definitely recommend that others take this workshop and will support that members of my staff attend this training. Very worth the time.”
  • “Thoughtfully put together with very experienced and strong instructors.” 

Course Overview Summary

Performance Audit Context in your Office

Fundamental Concepts in Performance Auditing

Planning a Performance Audit

Characteristics of Effective Teams and Teamwork

Evidence Collection and Analysis

Root Cause Analysis

Working Papers and Documentation

Reporting

Auditor Competencies

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