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Auditing IT Governance

Course Description
​It is important for organizations to take a strategic approach to implementing IT governance. Effective IT governance contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of controls, and allows the organization to realize the value and benefits that IT investments can provide. This course will provide information that assists internal auditors in providing assurance services over IT governance.
Course Duration: 30 day(s)
CPEs Available: 1.8
Knowledge Level: Intermediate
Field of Study: Business Management and Organization
Prerequisites: 
​None
Advance Preparation: 
​None
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study

​Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the importance of IT governance.
  • Identify the relationship between organizational governance and IT governance.
  • Identify the five areas of a sample IT governance framework.
  • Identify the desired outcomes and challenges of implementing an IT governance framework.
  • Identify internal audit’s role in IT governance.
  • Identify the components of IT governance.
  • Identify the key risks and risk assessment considerations associated with IT governance.
  • Identify the engagement planning steps for IT governance.
  • Identify controls that should be tested when performing an engagement.