All organisations have an ever-increasing amount of data available to use – generated from internal and external sources. The tools and techniques that organisations now employ to identify, collect, analyse and use this data are continuing to evolve. Understanding and harnessing these new technological developments is essential for Internal Audit departments to remain relevant and to ensure that they are able to provide the assurance and added value that their organisation requires.
This course will provide an analysis of key technological advances in the field of data analytics, artificial intelligence, big data, cyber and data visualisation. We will look at the increasing use of big data and assess the risks and challenges that this presents to organisations. In addition, we will look at the opportunities and risks presented by the increasing use of artificial intelligence and how audit can help.
This highly interactive course will also explore how Internal Audit can analyse data using existing software to maximise the assurances it provides to the organisation. We will also practice techniques to improve the presentation of information gained from audit testing. You will learn tips and tricks to speed up your work, particularly in the testing and reporting phases of an audit and for the summary assurance reports provided to Audit Committees and Boards.
Who Should Attend
This course will be of value to Chief Audit Executives, Audit Managers, Senior Internal Auditors and Internal Auditors, as well as those in the organisation who are using data in new ways.
Benefits of Attending
- Understand and harness new technological developments
- Analyse data to maximise assurance
- Practise techniques to better present collated information from audit testing
- Speed up testing and reporting
Gary Ingamells is a high-quality professional Internal Auditor and a Chartered Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors UK and Ireland. Gary also holds a BA in Business Studies, a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education and the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation. Following a successful career in the public and private sector, Gary established his own company - CCS Training and Consultancy in 2014.
With over 20 years’ experience in delivering Internal Audit services, and over 16 years’ experience of delivering training and advice to Internal Audit professionals and trainees from across the globe, Gary is an expert on the audit process and how this can be utilised to deliver real value to all organisations and at all levels.
Gary’s recent practical experience has focused on information security, where he has provided training and advice to organisations across all sectors in the identification, assessment and mitigation of risks to effectively reduce the impact of new technologies on business performance and data security.
Gary has designed and developed learning material for Internal Audit students. For example, he authored 80% of the CIIA’s on-line learning material for the Organisational Leadership element of the Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL).
Gary has led teams of Internal Auditors to deliver value-adding assurance and consulting services in Operations, Information Security, and Professional Services.
Gary has represented Internal Audit at numerous audit committees, senior management forums and conferences.
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Course fees include documentation, luncheon and refreshments. Delegates who attend all sessions and successfully complete the assessment, will receive an Informa Certificate of Completion.
Pricing excludes 5% VAT, which will be charged where applicable