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Intermediate Performance Auditing

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Feb 27 - Mar 01, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
Washington , DC $949 O
Apr 17 - Apr 19, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
Washington , DC $949 O
Jun 04 - Jun 06, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , MON-WED
Washington , DC $949 O
Aug 14 - Aug 16, 2018
08:30 - 16:30 , TUE-THU
Washington , DC $949 O
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Course overview

Gain the knowledge and skills necessary of a seasoned audit professional performing or supervising complex performance audits. Learn key concepts and decision processes for successfully executing each phase of a performance audit: survey, planning, field work and reporting. Through a progressive case study explore the audit process that challenges you to consider audit alternatives, make critical decisions and examine the outcome of your decisions. Apply techniques used by experienced audit practitioners and supervisors in this hands-on approach to managing audit engagements and ensuring more timely completion of meaningful audits.

This course aligns with the following DoD FM competencies:
DoD FM CompetencyProficiency LevelHours
Audit Concepts, Policies, and Principles 5 12
Audit Planning and Management 5 6
Audit Reporting 5 6

Who should attend?

Auditors with two to five years experience conducting performance audits.

Level: Intermediate.

Learning outcomes

  • Prepare programs of audit work to be done in each phase of the audit
  • Based on survey work, identify detailed audit issues and core performance aspects having maximum potential for improvement
  • Appraise in field work, the quantity and quality of program products and services (outputs) and the timeliness of their delivery to customers
  • Appraise in field work, the economy and efficiency in producing program products and services and in delivering them to customers
  • Prepare an analysis demonstrating any potential for improvement
  • Develop performance findings and make recommendations for improvement

Course outline

Module 1 - Preliminary Survey

Module 2 - Strategic Planning Survey

Module 3 - Planning and Field Work - Criteria, Condition and Effect

Module 4 - Planning and Field Work - Cause and Recommendation.

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