Writing Effective Audit Observations

Date: 31-Jan-17 to 31-Jan-17
Location: GRC Training Solutions / United States
Category: Conferences & Trade Fairs

Why You Should Attend The Session
This webinar will provide the basic principles for writing effective audit observations. The audit observations represent the end result of weeks of reviews, analyses, interviews and discussions. It is used to provide important information to management on the area you reviewed. And, more importantly, it provides details to management on significant issues that needs to be addressed. How well you communicate that information is critical to getting management’s acceptance of your findings and their agreement with your recommendations.

Description Of The Topic
After completing this program, participants will be able to understand the five components of an effective audit observation:
• Criteria (Standard used for comparison of area under review)
• Condition (Current status used in the comparison)
• Cause (Reason that the Condition does not meet the Criteria)

Areas Covered During The Session

Review the following recommended observation standards in detail:
• Criteria (Standard used for comparison of area under review)
• Condition (Current status used in the comparison)
• Cause (Reason that the Condition does not meet the Criteria)
• Consequence (Risk if not corrected)
• Corrective Actions (Action needed to manage the risk)
Exercises for each component

Instructor Profile:

Jonnie T. Keith, CIA, CFE, CGAP, CICA
Jonnie Keith has been in auditing over 40 years. He retired in 2012 as the Assistant General Manager (AGM) of Internal Audit with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) in Atlanta, Ga. He served in that capacity for over 10 years and was responsible for administering the overall audit activities.
At this position, he was also responsible for the review and approval of all Internal Audit correspondence


For More Details: https://www.grcts.com/GRC-90077
Emails:David@grcts.com | Tel:+1-248-233-2049 |Web: www.grcts.com

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