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Using data for more effective, higher quality internal audits

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The availability of accurate and complete data is critical for Internal Audit, but it’s how internal auditors use this data that significantly impacts the effectiveness and quality of the audit. 

To discover how to leverage data for effective internal audit and high-quality reporting, attend this one-hour webinar, where Yusuf and Conor from Risk Insights will share their insights on using data for more effective, higher quality internal audits. 

From experts, you’ll learn the intricacies of using data for internal audits; how data can be used to address findings (actions) and preparing deliverables; different approaches to using data and the importance of data governance within audit. 
In this webinar, Conor and Yusuf will share their insights on:
How auditors can capitalise on data 
Using data to improve audit findings
Understanding your audience’s needs when visualising data
Agility using discovery exercises
Four approaches to using data
Using feedback and complaints data
Data governance within audit

Learning outcomes

Upon satisfactory completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
Explain why understanding your audience’s needs is a critical aspect of quality
Outline various approaches for using data for internal audits
Understand how to use feedback and complaints data for more effective internal audits 
Explain why audit teams need a specific approach to governing their use of data


Benefit from the practical insights and understand the intricacies of using data while performing internal audits and how internal auditors can use data for effective internal audit.
Yusuf Moolla and Conor McGarrity (Directors, Risk Insights)

Yusuf has over 20 years’ experience, including 15 years with professional services firm in Australia, Singapore, South Africa and the United Kingdom. This includes leading internal audits, technology audits and assurance focused data analysis engagements for Deloitte, KPMG and now Risk Insights. 
His current work focuses on the use of data for higher quality, more effective internal audits and performance audits. 

Conor has more than 20 years’ experience in public sector assurance, governance and risk management. This includes efficiency and effectiveness audits, involvement in Commissions of Inquiry, fraud and corruption control investigations and legislative reviews.  
His current work includes helping integrity agencies and public sector entities use data to better target their limited resources and maximise their impact.


Topic: Audit & Assurance

Sub-Topic: Internal Audit, Other Assurance Engagements

Format: Recorded Webinar

Proficiency Level: Intermediate

CPD: Upto 1 hours