The expectations and obligations on audit committees continue to evolve in response to governance developments and the need for Boards and governing bodies to demonstrate that they are adhering to relevant audit, assurance and risk management requirements. The Audit committee charter will set out the duties of the Audit Committee in areas such as internal control, internal audit, external audit, financial reporting, risk management, reporting relationships within the organisation and its interaction with other committees. This highly interactive half day event will be of benefit to new audit committee members and those who wish to benchmark how their audit committee is functioning.
The course will cover the following areas:
- Role and responsibilities of Audit Committees
- Audit Committee charters
- Relationships with senior management, internal audit and Board
- Audit Committee work programme
- Risk management systems and audit oversight
- Assurance arrangements
- Assessing audit committee effectiveness
Venue: Institute of Public Administration, 57-61 Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin D04 TC62
Fee: The cost of this half day course is €195 for Corporate Members of the Institute, €240 for others. Fee includes course material, lunch and refreshments.