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Assessing the Reliability of Computer-Processed Data

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Apr 02 - Apr 03, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-TUE
Washington , DC $699 O
Jul 18 - Jul 19, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , WED-THU
Washington , DC $699 O
Sep 25 - Sep 26, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-WED
Washington , DC $699 O
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Course overview

Do you rely on computer-processed data as support for your audit findings and conclusions? Develop the necessary skills to evaluate the reliability of computer-processed data regardless of the environment in which it is generated and/or processed. Learn some of the more common techniques used by auditors to assess reliability and the processes employed to accomplish the assessments.

Who should attend?

Auditors who assess the reliability of computer-processed data. Participants are presumed to have attended the Information Systems Auditing course or have equivalent knowledge. Information Systems Auditing (AUDT8029G).

Level: Intermediate.

Learning outcomes

  • Define the professional standards, policies and guidelines governing audit activity related to data processing and data reliability
  • Define and discuss the concept of, and responsibility for, data reliability assessments
  • Discuss the framework for conducting a data reliability assessment and presenting the appropriate disclosure in the audit report
  • Review information technology control concepts and audit tools
  • Review a structured approach for performing and documenting the data reliability assessment process

Course outline

Module 1: Government Audit Standards, Policies, and Guidelines

Module 2: Data Reliability Considerations

Module 3: Overall Framework for Assessments

Module 4: Planning and Performing the Assessment

Module 5: Documenting and Reporting Assessment Results

Module 6: Structured Approach for Assessing Reliability of Data

Module 7: Case Study

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