To enhance understanding of data analysis methods used in internal auditing, and to equip participants with the skills and knowledge to extract, interpret and analyze data effectively for audit purposes.
This course delves into the techniques and tools of data analysis relevant to internal auditors. It provides participants with hands-on experience in data extraction, data cleaning, data interpretation, and analytical reporting, all within the context of internal auditing.
Internal Auditors, Audit Managers, Risk Managers, Compliance Managers, and individuals looking to enhance their data analysis skills within the context of internal auditing.
Target Group: Professionals in auditing, risk management, and compliance sectors looking to enhance their data analysis skills specifically for auditing tasks.
Understand the importance of data analysis in internal auditing
Learn to extract, clean, and manage data for auditing
Gain skills in interpreting and analyzing audit data
Develop the ability to present audit findings effectively using data visualization tools
Understand the ethical considerations of handling data in an audit context
Data extraction and cleaning
Data analysis and interpretation
Use of data analysis tools relevant to auditing
Data visualization and reporting
Ethical handling of data
Importance of Data Analysis in Internal Auditing
Understanding the role of data analysis in audit planning, execution, and reporting
The impact of data analysis on audit effectiveness and efficiency
The role of data analytics in risk assessment
The relationship between data analysis and audit assurance
Case study: Successful audits driven by effective data analysis
Data Extraction, Cleaning, and Management
Techniques for data extraction in an audit context
Methods for cleaning and preparing data for analysis
Best practices for data management to ensure integrity and security
Importance of data quality in audit analysis
Hands-on exercise: Data extraction and cleaning for a mock audit