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CIA Learning System Instructor-Led Course - Part 2 (CIA2) 10-11October 2019 (JHB)
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2019/10/10 to 2019/10/11
When: 10-11October 2019
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Where: Edenvale
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Presenter/s: Prozilog
Duration: 2 Days
CPD Hours: 16
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R7 929
R9 119
Non-Member: R9 516  R10 944

NEW CIA LEARNING SYSTEM          Course Objectives

The IIA’s CIA Learning System is a CIA review course designed to meet the unique needs of busy internal audit professionals. Developed under the guidance of CIA-certified subject matter experts, this program wil provide you with the tools necessary to successfully prepare for the CIA exam in the time frame and learning format that best suits you.

Program Content


Chapter A: Strategic Role Of Internal Audit
  • Topic 1: Initiate, Manage, Be a Change Catalyst, and Cope with Change (Level P)
  • Topic 2: Build and Maintain Networking with Other Organization Executives and the Audit Committee (Level P)
  • Topic 3: Organize and Lead a Team in Mapping, Analysis, and Business Process Improvement/Operational Auditing (Level P)
  • Topic 4: Assess and Foster the Ethical Climate of the Board and Management (Level P)
  • Topic 5: Educate Senior Management and the Board on Best Practices in Governance, Risk Management, Control, and Compliance (Level P)
  • Topic 6: Communicate Internal Audit Key Performance Indicators to Senior Management and the Board on a Regular Basis (Level P)
  • Topic 7: Coordinate Internal Auditing Efforts with External Auditor, Regulatory Oversight Bodies, and Other Internal Assurance Functions (Level P)
  • Topic 8: Assess Adequacy of the Performance Measurement System and Achievement of Organizational Objectives (Level A)
      Chapter B: Operational Role of Internal Audit
      • Topic 1: Formulate Policies and Procedures for the Planning, Organizing, Directing, and Monitoring of Internal Audit Operations (Level P)
      • Topic 2: Review the Role of the Internal Audit Function within the Risk Management Framework (Level P)
      • Topic 3: Direct Administrative Activities of the Internal Audit Department (Level P)
      • Topic 4: Interview Candidates for Internal Audit Positions (Level P)
      • Topic 5: Report on the Effectiveness of Organizational Risk Management Processes to Senior Management and the Board (Level P)
      • Topic 6: Report on the Effectiveness of the Internal Control and Risk Management Frameworks (Level P)
      • Topic 7: Maintain an Effective Quality Assurance and Improvement Program (Level P)
      Chapter C: Establish a Risk-Based Internal Audit Plan
      • Topic 1: Establish a Framework for Assessing Risk (Level P) .
      • Topic 2: Use Market, Product, and Industry Knowledge to Identify New Internal Audit Engagement Opportunities (Level P)
      • Topic 3: Use a Risk Framework to Identify Sources of Potential Engagements (Level P)
      • Topic 4: Rank and Validate Risk Priorities to Prioritize Engagements in the Audit Plan (Level P)
      • Topic 5: Identify Internal Audit Resource Requirements for the Annual Internal Audit Plan (Level P)
      • Topic 6: Communicate Areas of Significant Risk and Obtain Approval from the Board for the Annual Engagement Plan (Level P)
      • Topic 7: Differentiate between Assurance and Consulting Engagements (Level P)
      • Topic 8: Conduct Assurance Engagements (Level P)
      • Topic 9: Conduct Consulting Engagements (Level P)

      Chapter A: Plan Engagements
      • Topic 1: Establish Engagement Objectives/Criteria and Finalize the Scope of the Engagement (Level P)
      • Topic 2: Plan Engagement to Assure Identification of Key Risks and Controls (Level P)
      • Topic 3: Complete a Detailed Risk Assessment of Each Audit Area (Level P)
      • Topic 4: Determine Engagement Procedures and Prepare Engagement Work Program (Level P)
      • Topic 5: Determine the Level of Staff and Resources Needed for the Engagement (Level P)
      • Topic 6: Construct an Audit Staff Schedule for Effective Use of Time (Level P)

      Chapter B: Supervise Engagements
      • Topic 1: Direct/Supervise Individual Engagements (Level P)
      • Topic 2: Nurture Instrumental Relations, Build Bonds, and Work with Others toward Shared Goals (Level P)
      • Topic 3: Coordinate Work Assignments among Audit Team Members when Serving as the Auditor-in-Charge of a Project (Level P)
      • Topic 4: Review Work Papers (Level P)
      • Topic 5: Conduct Exit Conferences (Level P)
      • Topic 6: Complete Performance Appraisals of Engagement Staff (Level P)

      Chapter C: Engagement Communications as a Process
      • Topic 1: Initiate Preliminary Communication with Engagement Clients (Level P)
      • Topic 2: Communicate Interim Progress (Level P)
      • Topic 3: Develop Recommendations when Appropriate (Level P)
      • Topic 4: Prepare a Report or Other Communication (Level P)
      • Topic 5: Approve the Engagement Report (Level P)
      • Topic 6: Determine Distribution of the Report (Level P)
      • Topic 7: Obtain Management Response to the Report (Level P)
      • Topic 8: Report Outcomes to Appropriate Parties (Level P)
      Chapter D: Monitor Engagement Outcomes
      • Topic 1: Identify Appropriate Method to Monitor Engagement Outcomes (Level P)
      • Topic 2: Monitor Engagement Outcomes and Determine Appropriate Follow-Up by the Internal Audit Activity (Level P)
      • Topic 3: Conduct Follow-Up and Report on Management’s Response to Internal Audit Recommendations (Level P)
      • Topic 4: Escalate Issues if Auditor-in-Charge Believes Management Is Accepting Too Much Risk (Level P)
      • Topic 5: Report Significant Audit Issues Periodically to Senior Management and the Board (Level P) 2-233

      Chapter A: Common Types of Fraud and Fraud Risks per Engagement Area
      • Topic 1: Define and Introduce Fraud (Level A)
      • Topic 2: Identify Common Types of Fraud Associated with the Engagement Area During the Engagement Planning Process (Level P)
      • Topic 3: Consider the Potential for Fraud Risks in the Engagement Area During the Engagement Planning Process (Level P)
      Chapter B: Assessing Response to Engagement Area Fraud Risks
      • Topic 1: Determine if Fraud Risks Require Special Consideration When Conducting an Engagement (Level P)
      Chapter C: Determining Need for Fraud Investigation
      • Topic 1: Determine if Any Suspected Fraud Merits Investigation (Level P)
      • Topic 2: Demonstrate an Understanding of Fraud Investigations (Level A)

      Chapter D: Process Review for Fraud Controls Improvement
      • Topic 1: Complete a Process Review to Improve Controls to Prevent Fraud and Recommend Changes (Level P)

      Chapter E: Detecting Fraud
      • Topic 1: Employ Audit Tests to Detect Fraud (Level P)
      • Topic 2: Use Computer Data Analysis to Detect Fraud (Level P)
      Chapter F: Culture of Fraud Awareness
      • Topic 1: Support a Culture of Fraud Awareness and Encourage the Reporting of Improprieties (Level P)
      Chapter G: Interrogation/Investigative Techniques
      • Topic 1: Demonstrate an Understanding of Fraud Interrogation/Investigative Techniques (Level A)
      Chapter H: Forensic Auditing
      • Topic 1: Demonstrate an Understanding of Forensic Auditing Techniques (Level A)

      P=Candidates must exhibit proficiency (thorough understanding and ability to apply concepts) in these topic areas.
      A=Candidates must exhibit awareness (knowledge of terminology and fundamentals) in these topic areas

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