Managing Audit Quality and Work Papers

Managing Audit Quality and Work Papers

The overarching aim of an internal audit project is to improve an organizations’ overall ability to function effectively. This is often accomplished through the identification of control weaknesses, and potential process improvements. On the other hand, audit work papers facilitate this process by enabling auditors to document work performed from the planning stage to the final closing meetings.

Furthermore, it aims at explaining audit standards, best practices in conducting audit fieldworks as well as understanding general best practices

Ideal for Managers and Staff are involved in the paperwork/ documentation process of audits or are members of audit committees

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, delegates should be able to:

  • Understand how an audit is conducted
  • Learn how to identify risks
  • Learn how to evaluate and document internal controls
  • Discover the best techniques for gathering audit evidence
  • Appreciate the importance of preparing work papers
  • Discuss interpersonal and team-building skills
  • Understand the audit communication process

Course Outline

( Start Date: 27th – 31st May 2024, Cape Town)

  • What Are Auditing Standards?
  • Understanding Risk Management
  • Best Practices in Conducting Audit Fieldwork
  • Audit Reporting Defined
  • Best Practices in Creating Internal Audit Reports
  • Component of each Audit Reports
  • Essential Sections of Each Type of Audit Report
  • How to Properly Document Credibility Determinations
  • Principles of Clear and Concise Report Writing



Course Fees

1 Week – $5800

2 Weeks – $7750


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