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Audit Planning and Risk Assessment Using Data Analytics (Session 2)

Course Description

Today’s internal audit departments are continually faced with declining budgets in conjunction with pressure to provide increased value with the resources they have. As a result, internal audit leaders need to ensure their resources are targeted to areas of the highest risk and value. Utilizing analytics in the assessment of the audit universe, risks assessments, audit plans, and during engagement planning can help internal audit provide a greater focus on strategic risk, increase efficiency and provide improved assurance.

Learning Objective(s):

  • Understand how to utilize data analytics to assess the audit universe.
  • Be able to enhance the organization’s annual risk assessment using data analytics.
  • Explore the utilization of analytics during the planning phase of internal audit engagements.
  • Examine tactics needed to adjust audit plans based on data analytics.
Course Duration: 0.01 day(s)
CPEs Available: 1
Knowledge Level:  
Field of Study: Information Technology
Prerequisites: 
​None
Advance Preparation: 
​None
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study