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Business Process Auditing

MIS Training Institute
Course summary
4 days
2,900 GBP excl. VAT
Barcelona, London
Next available date: 09/11/2020 - London
Professional Training

Course description

Business Process Auditing

This course will show you how to identify, assess risk, and rank critical business processes in a revolutionary manner that will dramatically shorten the audit engagement time commitment while enhancing process knowledge. You will be introduced to Process Flow Auditing (PFA) techniques to analyse and breakdown business processes into their critical components and to identify risks costs and related internal controls. You will learn to concentrate on root causes and how to work in partnership with operations personnel to arrive at business focused solutions for maximum operational effectiveness.

The course will concentrate on operational auditing and its interaction with IT auditing to arrive at an integrated audit approach to minimize undesirable impacts and maximize your understanding of the business. You will be introduced to the critical role of data analysis in process reviews and risk analysis, determining how to apply business-oriented risk assessment techniques to key organizational processes. The course will provide you with the audit tools and techniques to make your engagements highly effective, productive and really value added. You will also be introduced to a highly effective reporting format that minimizes audit time and maximizes impact with the Board and Senior Executives.

Attend this course to:

  • Discover ORCA™ - a business audit approach set to revolutionise the auditing landscape
  • Understand the basics of business structure analysis
  • Apply process auditing to the key operational areas of your organisation
  • Identify, assess risk and rank critical business processes effectively and efficiently
  • Develop an integrated approach for operational auditing and IT auditing

Suitability - Who should attend?

  • Chief Internal Auditors / Chief Audit Executives
  • Internal Audit Managers
  • Lead Auditors

Prerequisites: Fundamentals of Internal Auditing or equivalent experience

Outcome / Qualification etc.

MISTI certificate and 32 CPE points.

Training Course Content

Day 1

  • Session 1: Understanding the basics of business structure analysis
  • Session 2: Introducing ORCA(tm) - Business Process Auditing

Day 2

  • Session 3: Exploring the basics of risk analysis
  • Session 4: Tools, Techniques and Approaches

Day 3

  • Session 5: Applying Process Auditing to operational areas

Day 4

  • A comprehensive Process Audit case study of a key operations area using the ORCA(tm) principles and frameworks. Analysing a key operations area and developing an entire risk assessment and process analysis in line with the course learnings, complete with documentation and presentations.
  • Presenting a designated operations area including:
    • A detailed core structure analysis from the high level to the to the core process level
    • An identification of the key outcomes / risks of that operational area
    • Identification of the BEST KRI’s for the outcomes and the BEST analytics to be used
    • A Swim Lane Diagram with Excel SS inserts identifying the Key Risks, KRI’s and Key Controls will need to be created and presented for a core process
    • The primary root causes of the areas of risk will be identified for purposes of management developing solutions
  • Completing a visual based audit report of the audit event containing:
    • The business risks that were the basis of the audit
    • The exposures that the business risks brought to the organization
    • The root causes of each of the primary risks
    • The goals or objectives (gains) that management could attain if it corrected these root causes (deficiencies)
    • The corrective actions that you would take (written as if you were management) to correct the root causes

Provider: MIS Training Institute

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Molly E.
Well presented and detailed.
Mary F.
Learned new methods to think about assessing risk
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