Choosing the Best Audit Test: Audit Methodologies & Documentation- Video Course includes an online video and a self-study manual for 2 hours of CPE credit.
A strong audit test answers the audit objective clearly and gathers convincing evidence. Auditors will be more confident presenting their audit findings when they document their testing according to standards and back up every finding element with facts.
In this short video, auditors learn how to choose the best audit test and document the testing purpose and results in an organized and clear way.
In Choosing the Best Audit Test: Audit Methodologies & Documentation, Leita Hart-Fanta provides a blueprint for auditors to design and document a productive testing plan that will save the auditor, auditee, and the reviewer valuable time.
Course objectives include:
- Identify what makes a solid audit methodology
- Recognize the components of a good audit objective
- Identify recommended practices for effectively documenting audit programs
- Recognize audit statements demonstrating strong evidence
- Define terms related to audit programs
- Identify elements of a finding
- Recognize commonly-used terms for the purpose of strengthening audit methodologies
- Recognize elements and the hierarchy of working papers
- Recall recommended methodologies of effective audit programs
CPE Credit Hours: 2
NASBA Category of Study: Auditing (Governmental)
Program level: Basic
Advance preparation: None
Who should attend: Auditors
Instructional method: Video with online quiz. QAS SS
Author: Leita Hart-Fanta, CPA, CGFM, CGAP
This course qualifies for Yellow Book CPE credit.
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What People Say About This Course
“The course is great for beginning auditors as well as experienced ones. It covers the basic question of how to take an objective for an audit and ensure it will yield the outcome or answer the question you are asking. Then being able to ensure your procedures address that objective. It sounds basic, but its very easy to just do standard audit procedures that may or may not address your objective.” – Choosing the Best Audit Test student
“This course was good for obtaining a basic understanding of and gaining hands on experience with audit working papers and methodologies for testing.” – Choosing the Best Audit Test student
“This course should be required for internal auditors. I definitely learned things I will be using on the job.” – Choosing the Best Audit Test student
“The subject matter is essential to anyone in the audit/analyst field, new or experienced.” – Choosing the Best Audit Test student