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Creative Thinking for Auditors

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Session Schedule Location Tuition Status
Dec 04 - Dec 05, 2017
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-TUE
Washington , DC $699 O
Apr 03 - Apr 04, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-WED
Philadelphia , PA $699 O
Apr 10 - Apr 11, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-WED
Washington , DC $699 O
Jun 11 - Jun 12, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-TUE
Washington , DC $699 O
Sep 11 - Sep 12, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-WED
Washington , DC $699 O
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Course overview

There are many ways to conduct audits and help organizations identify and solve problems. Learn practical, easy-to-use techniques for generating new ideas and how to apply them in the audit process. Practice these skills using exercises related to government auditing, business and real life. Gain experience with idea-generation techniques, best practices in auditing, use of control frameworks, and the impact of organizational cultures on auditing. Return to your work environment with a handful of tools to assist you in generating new ideas for your audits.

Who should attend?

Auditors who want to explore creative techniques to apply in the audit process. Level: All.

Learning outcomes

  • Eliminate roadblocks and barriers to the use of creative thinking in auditing
  • Describe and discuss the basic concepts of creative thinking
  • Distinguish between creative and critical thinking and explain their complimentary roles in problem solving
  • Describe two key stages in applying creative and critical thinking to identify the causes and solutions to problems with performance
  • Use creative thinking principles and tools to boost your output of innovative ideas and identify the real causes of, and best solutions to, organizational problems
  • Apply critical thinking principles and tools to organize, evaluate and prioritize ideas generated by creative thinking

Course outline

  • Module 1:  Creative Thinking
  • Module 2:  Creative and Critical Thinking for Problem Solving
  • Module 3:  Applying Creative Thinking Tools
  • Module 4:  Applying Critical Thinking Tools
  • Module 5:  Presenting Results from Creative and Critical Thinking Tools
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