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Business process auditing

About this course

This interactive one-day course is designed to help you plan and execute an audit of your business processes. By focusing on techniques for understanding and evaluating process flows and objectives, you will learn how to uncover associated process risks and assess the effectiveness of their related controls. In addition to learning from real-world case studies, you will receive other reference materials for your future use.

Who should attend

  • Internal auditors at all levels

Learn how to

  • Review and assess any process within an organization
  • Use facilitation and interview techniques to develop a clear understanding of process objectives, associated risks and the evaluation of controls
  • Explore root causes of process deficiencies and develop practical recommendations
  • Understand and apply process performance measures
  • Select the most effective and efficient documentation method(s) for a process audit
  • Develop reporting methods for the business process audit results

Course content

This one-day course will teach you:

  • The methods of defining a process, identifying process steps, participants and IT applications, and developing a graphic process map
  • How to determine process objectives
  • Ways to assess process and IT application risks using a multiple stakeholder perspective
  • Strategies for evaluating controls design and operating effectiveness and assessing risk exposures
  • How to develop recommendations to address root causes and improve process performance