- NY Credits : 2.0
- TX Credits : 2.0
Building the Internal Audit Function is a look at the internal audit activity from the perspective of the Chief Audit Executive. This course provides a focused introduction to the basic building blocks of a newly established internal audit department. Starting with the Internal Audit Charter we will explore staffing considerations, strategic planning and working with various stakeholders. This course will also introduce the IIA standards and several general topics like risk assessment, audit planning and audit technologies. Finally there is also an in depth look at the quality assurance program and annual assessment of the internal audit function.
Upon successful completion of this course, the user should be able to:
identify the history of Audit and the purpose of the Institute of Internal Auditors, basic building blocks of the Internal Audit Function, purpose and basic elements of the Internal Audit Charter, value proposition of the Internal Audit Function, and key stakeholders,
explain the role of the Chief Audit Executive,
determine the role of internal audit, difference between internal auditors and external auditors, relevant internal audit competencies when staffing the internal audit function, available sourcing options, and risk assessment process,
discuss the benefits of dynamic audit planning, and
recognize the importance of Internal Audit Technologies that improve the efficiency as well as quality and standards of the audit process.