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The Governmental Audit: From Planning to Reporting

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Feb 06 - Feb 09, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-FRI
Washington , DC $1149 O
Mar 06 - Mar 09, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-FRI
San Francisco , CA $1149 O
Apr 02 - Apr 05, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-THU
Washington , DC $1149 O
Aug 20 - Aug 23, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-THU
Washington , DC $1149 O
Sep 11 - Sep 14, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-FRI
Washington , DC $1149 O
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Course overview

If you have been assigned to only portions of a performance audit and need an overall perspective of the process, this course is for you. Improve your knowledge and skills related to all phases of the performance audit and the evaluation of results. By working a case study throughout the course, experience a complete audit, including preparing an audit justification, planning and conducting a survey, planning the audit and preparing a report.


This course aligns with the following DoD FM competencies:
DoD FM CompetencyProficiency LevelHours
Audit Concepts, Policies, and Principles 3 2
Audit Planning and Management 3 14
Audit Reporting 3 16

Who should attend?

Auditors who have worked on portions of an audit and want to better understand all phases of a performance audit.

Level: Intermediate.

Learning outcomes

  • Plan for and manage audit assignments
  • Identify types of evidence used by auditors and evaluate their quality
  • Survey, review and comment on the adequacy of controls and results
  • Organize and utilize your audit documentation more effectively
  • Implement the audit plan using the necessary tasks and understand staff responsibilities
  • Assemble a findings-based audit report that will obtain and maintain interest
  • Formulate value-added recommendations and get them accepted

Course outline

Module 1: Overview

Module 2: Internal Controls

Module 3: Audit Findings and Evidence

Module 4: Conducting an Audit Survey

Module 5: Part I of Case Study � Preparing a Survey Plan

Module 6: Planning the Audit

Module 7: Part II of Case Study � Preparing an Audit Plan

Module 8: Implementing the Plan and Reporting the Audit Results

Module 9: Part III of Case Study � Reporting the Audit Results

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