Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Duration: 4-week online course | 2 hours per week
Internal Controls: Compliance, Risk Management, and Internal Audit. These functions ensure compliance and safe conditions for the organisations to achieve their objectives and thrive.
The past few years have given rise to new management systems, resulting in a need for a broader approach to auditing these management systems. This self-paced online course provides guidance on the principles of auditing, managing an audit programme, conducting audits on management systems, and evaluating the competence of individuals involved in the audit process.
Directors of the Boards, Members of Board Committees, Internal Controls’ Leaders, Auditors will have a chance to understand the requirements for an efficient audit function. They will gain an understanding of how organisations should establish and implement audit objectives and audit programmes, and how these programmes should be monitored, evaluated and improved.
The course also covers the management of individuals involved in the audit process, their critical roles and how organisations should measure their performance. The content covers the principles upon which they execute their tasks and their level of competence and experience.
The course also covers concerns and challenges faced when managing the Audit function and provides relevant answers as per the ISO 19011:2018 guidelines.
To benefit the learner, this self-paced learning programme includes case studies, references, examples, practical questions and knowledge checks to reinforce the learning.
Who Should Attend
- Shareholders/Business Owners
- Directors of the Board
- Audit Committee Members
- Senior Management
- Internal and External Auditors
- Chief Compliance Officer, Compliance Managers and Compliance team
- Chief Risk Officer and Risk Managers
- Chief Legal Officer and Legal team
Benefits of Attending
- Gain a thorough understanding of the ISO 19011:2018 guidance
- Be better equipped to manage and establish an audit programme
- Gain an understanding of the Board’s expectation from the Internal Audit function
- Be able to evaluate your auditors’ competence and the audit reports
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Established in 1996, The CPD Certification Service is the independent CPD accreditation centre working across all sectors, disciplines and further learning applications and supports policies of institutional and professional organisations globally.
CPD is the term used to describe the learning activities professionals engage in to develop and enhance their abilities and keep skills and knowledge up to date. This course is an accredited Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training which means it meets CPD standards and benchmarks. The learning value has been scrutinised to ensure integrity and quality.
Afroditi Boura is a member of the Association of Professionals of Regulatory Compliance of Greece, member of the Economic Chamber of Greece and a certified Compliance and Risk Manager from the EU. Afroditi holds a BA from University of Piraeus in Greece and certification for ISO31000:2018 as Risk Professional and as Trainer.
Afroditi has been registered as an Authorised Individual by the DFSA since 2017 and by the CMA in Kuwait since 2019 and has worked with a broad range of regulated entities in Middle East and Europe including insurance and reinsurance, healthcare, oil and energy, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, wholesale, brokerages, financial institutions, construction, telecommunication and automobile.
Afroditi also has wide experience at senior management level with government owned enterprises in the GCC and Europe.
Upon completion of this training course, participants will earn a digital badge.
Earners of the ISO 19011:2018 – Guidelines for Auditing Management Systems badge will possess an understanding of how to develop a robust Internal Audit Function, increase the performance and effectiveness of the Internal Audit team and evaluate competence and reports of the Audit team.
Developing comprehensive and robust internal audit management systems, Evaluating the performance and effectiveness of internal auditors as per the guidelines provided, Determining and selecting audit methods and audit team members, Conducting audit activities within an organisation
- Successful completion of all modules of the 4-week online course
- Pass all module online assessments with a score of at least 70%
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