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Auditing Using Data Analytics

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​With requirements for redundancy, data sharing across platforms and cloud providers, and the consolidation of monitoring and analysis, organizations are combining and normalizing data in order to obtain a big picture of performance. Internal auditors need to assess the organization’s understanding of how this consolidation and normalization is performed and be able to assess the associated monitoring and analysis activities are operating effectively.

Who will benefit from this course?

This program is for audit leaders and internal auditors looking for techniques for working with multiple integration points of data and addressing potential business problems identified via the data analysis.

Course Objectives

In this course, participants will:

  • Discuss the advantages and concerns when data is consolidated and normalized from multiple devices.
  • Discuss how internal audit can perform data analysis on data coming from multiple integration points.
  • Recognize the potential of using data analytics to uncover business problems, beyond fraud.
  • Describe how internal audit can address business requests for analytics and maintain compliance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards).
  • Identify alternatives to data analytics based on organization and internal audit size and skill level.
Course Duration: 0.5 day(s)
CPEs Available: 4
Knowledge Level: Basic
Field of Study: Auditing
Prerequisites: 
​None
Advance Preparation: 
​None
Delivery Method: eLearning (Group-Internet-Based); On-site Training (Group-Live); Seminar (Group-Live); Live Stream

​Data Analysis with Multiple Integration Points

  • Working with data from multiple integration points.
  • Normalizing data from disparate sources.
  • Uses in sustainability assessments.
  • Differences in approach by organizational size.
  • Differences in approach by internal audit size and skill set.

Using Data Analytics to Identify Business Problems

  • Responding to common audit requests from the organization.
  • How analytics can help in assessing any business problems that may exist.
  • Differences in approach by organizational size.
  • Differences in approach by internal audit size and skill set.

​Most courses can be delivered through on-site training. You might be surprised that the organization leading the profession is just as committed to the delivery of affordable training.

Contact us by calling +1-407-937-1388 or send an e-mail to GetTraining@theiia.org.

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