Introduction to Internal Audit

South Dublin City
Price: € 1800. Discounted rate availabl
Duration: 4 days
Job Skills and CPD
Schedule: TBC

Course description

The Introduction to Internal Audit is a four-day programme, delivered over two modules. The course explores the role of the Internal Auditor, the audit process and the relationship of the internal auditor with management, the audit committee and external audit. The course is very participative with a high emphasis on the theoretical and practical aspects of auditing. The content of the course has been designed specifically for internal auditors who are new to the function in their organisation. The course is a necessary building block before participation in the Institute’s more advanced Certificate in Audit Skills.


At the end of the course, participants should:

have a better understanding of audit principles and procedures

gain a greater appreciation of the role of the Internal Auditor

be able to carry out audits in a more efficient and effective manner


Role of Internal Audit

Audit Charter

Professional Standards

Audit Management and Planning

Internal Controls

Audit Stages

Audit Programme

Audit Evidence

Controlling and Reviewing an Audit

Audit Reporting

Audit Committees

Interpersonal Skills

An Effective Internal Audit Service

Risk Management and Internal Audit Emerging Issues for Internal Audit

Dates, Venue and Fee

Dates: Module 1: 5-6 November 2018 and Module 2: 21-22 November 2018
Venue: Institute of Public Administration
Fee: The cost of this course is €1,620 for Corporate Members of the Institute, and €1,800 for others. Fee includes course material, lunch and refreshments each day.

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