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Auditing Projects, Project Management & Project Risk (APMR) 12 -13 December 2019
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2019/12/12 to 2019/12/13
When: 12 -13 December 2019
Registration starts at 8am
Where: Leadership Academy for Guardians of Governance
71 on 7th Avenue
Hanover Square, Block B
Edenvale, Gauteng  1609
South Africa
Contact: Project Coordinator: CPD and Events
011 615 0355

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2 Days

CPD Hours:



ex VAT

incl VAT



R 4 846.09

R 5 573.00



R 5 873.91

R 6 755.00

Course Objectives:

How will this course benefit you?

  • After completing this course, participants will be able to:
  • Identify the differences between program and project management and understand the roles individuals play in project successIdentify how risk materialises within live projects and, left uncontrolled, causes projects to failPlan for involvement in project and program management audits
  • Outline how different assessment strategies are deployed at different project stages and how these should be integrated with the project timeline
  • Appreciate the interplay between risk, timescale and cost


Course Content


Project and Program Management

Defining project and programs  essential differences

  • Project Diversity  Different types of projects
  • The structure and organization of projects
  • Key players and roles
  • The risk profile of a typical project
  • The audit role in projects and programs
  • The internal auditors involvement in projects
  • Planning for audit action
  • Approaches to Project Management


Traditional Approach

  • Phased Approach in the development of a project
  • Project Initiation - determining the nature and scope of the development
  • The importance of project planning
  • How to assess initial project risk?
  • Factoring in complexities  partnership operations, outsourced service providers, undue reliance, culture risk etc.

Project Organization  Roles & Responsibilities

  • Team structure and basic considerations
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • The project team: people and risk factors associated with pace and stress
  • Understanding project metrics: Independent project auditors, project offices and project accountants
  • Communications and Quality Issues

Auditing Projects

  • Understanding the Project Stages, Project risks, Project Roles and Responsibilities.
  • The Principles of Good Internal Control
  • Developing an Audit Program


Project Risk

  • Project Risk assessment
  • Project Risk considerations-including, project risk planning, scope risk, resource risk, constraint management and managing activity risk.
  • Controlling additional costs and time penalties
  • Plan re-assessment


System Development Life Cycle

  • Development or Maintenance
  • Testing - Why do we need to test?
  • Documentation  Do we really need it?
  • Risks implicated
  • Typical Controls


Who should attend?

Anyone responsible for assessing or auditing projects, programs or project risk.

All who need to understand the complex factors and interweaving of risk in modern projects and who need to ensure that projects are properly controlled.


Level 2

Internal auditors who are already practicing internal audit and have a basic understanding of the subject

Level 3

Supervisory/competent/senior internal auditors: those who already have a sound, practical grasp of the fundamentals of internal auditing and manage staff


Level 4

For advanced internal auditors: Auditors with excellent understanding of topics being presented, who are interested in exchanging knowledge with instructors and other participants

A 10% discount applies if 2 or more participants from the same company attend this course.
Please be advised of the event terms and conditions.
Delegates are also requested to review the content and the levels of the courses presented before booking, to ensure they are attending the right course.

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