PRINCIPLES OF EXCELLENCE IN INTERNAL AUDIT REPORT WRITING

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The Audit Report Writing Task

  • Explain Why Audit Reports are Written
  • List the Readers of your Reports
  • Describe How Readers Use the Reports
  • Limitations Placed on Your Reports
  • Importance of Writing Audit Reports

Components of Audit Observations

  • Identify Types of Criteria
  • Create Condition Summaries
  • Determine Levels of Cause and Effect
  • Create Recommendations and Action Plans
  • Components of Audit Observations

Interview and Interrogations

  • Conducting Effective Interrogation
  • Structuring the Interrogation and Interview
  • Purpose of the Investigation and Interrogations
  • Planning and Preparing for the Interrogations
  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Investigator

Audit Report Structure

  • Construct an Audit Report
  • Formats of Writing Audit Report
  • Importance if the Various Sessions
  • Making your Reports Friendly

Quality of Reporting

  • Develop Coherence
  • Practice Objectivity
  • Ensure Sentence Clarity
  • Rephrase Technical Terminology
  • Write with Readability and Conciseness
  • Develop Reports that are Constructive and Timely

Principles of Writing Audit Report

  • Spelling and Grammar Errors
  • Proofreading Techniques
  • Using Charts, Graphs, Images and Pictures
  • Formatting your Documents

FOR WHOM: Internal Auditors, Compliance Officers, Risk Managers, Directors, Heads of Departments, Decision Makers, Business Development Managers, Systems Analysts, Operation Managers, Human Resources Managers and others who perform related functions.

DATE:         25th – 27th May, 2022

16th – 18th November, 2022

 

Objective

Persuasive communication is an essential skill foe auditors at all levels, and high-quality audit reports are key communication tool. By participating in this workshop, auditors in all sectors and at all levels will learn what goes into an effective audit observation and how to organize reports that meet professional standards, elicit management action, and communicate crucial messages to executives and board-level readers. By honing these skills, they can distinguish themselves in their current positions and prepare themselves in advancements. It also focuses on the organization and structure of audit reports and includes case study activities for practicing the basics of audit report writing.

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