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Developing, Improving
& Monitoring the
Internal Audit Function

Optimising the Internal Audit Function and Integrating with the Organisation's Strategic Objectives

10 - 14 Jun 2019 London, UK $5,950 Register
13 - 17 Oct 2019 Dubai, UAE $5,950 Register

Training Course Overview

Internal Auditing is an essential and integral function of all leading international companies. A well designed and effective internal audit system will not only provide verification and support that accounting and financial policies, procedures and controls are working adequate, it will also ensure efficient and effective processes and procedures. Internal auditing is essential to improve performance and profitability protecting both the company and its employees. All organizations require an appropriate system of internal controls to protect itself from the growing risk of fraud. Delegates attending this COPEX training course will have the learn how to develop and/or improve their existing audit function and how to monitor policies, procedures and financial transactions and assets to international standards thereby securing continued financial success, stability and growth of world-class organization.

Training Course Objectives

By attending this COPEX training course you should achieve these goals:

  • Understand the role and function of an Internal Audit Department.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the existing internal audit function
  • Recommend improvements to the existing audit function
  • Monitor the effectiveness of policies, procedures and financial transactions to international standards
  • Understand audit risk and efficiently plan, control and record an audit assignment
  • Conduct post-audit reviews and compile internal control updates for Boards of Directors

Designed For

The COPEX training course is designed for a wide range of professionals involved in the budget process, including, but not limited to:

  • Senior and Middle Management that communicate with the internal audit department
  • Audit Management and staff who wish to develop their audit skills
  • Financial and Non-financial Professionals who may be appointed to support or interface with an Internal Audit Committee
  • Non-Financial Professionals whose role is subject to audit
  • Team Managers and Supervisors

Training Course Outline

Amongst a wide range of valuable topics, the following will be prioritised:

  • Developing an Internal Audit Department
  • Identifying Internal Audit Staffing Requirements and the Techniques for Ensuring the Credibility for the Internal Audit Team
  • The Evaluation of different Types of Audit (Operational; Financial; Compliance; Forensic; IT etc)
  • Planning and conducting the Audit Commencement Conference Meeting, Audit Exit Conference Meeting and Post-Audit Reviews
  • Efficient Planning, Controlling and Recording of an Audit
  • Developing Streamlined Processes for Conducting Internal Audit Examinations
  • Evaluating and implementing Control and Substantive Procedures
  • Review International Auditing Standards and General Auditing Practice Issues
  • Accumulating Relevant Documentation during the Internal Audit Process
  • Communicating Audit Findings and Suggestions for Areas of Improvement

The Certificate

  • COPEX Certificate of Attendance will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the course



Developing, Improving
& Monitoring the
Internal Audit Function
Optimising the Internal Audit Function and Integrating with the Organisation's Strategic Objectives


Upcoming Dates

10 - 14 Jun 2019 in London - UK, $5,950

13 - 17 Oct 2019 in Dubai - UAE, $5,950


Training Course Overview

Internal Auditing is an essential and integral function of all leading international companies. A well designed and effective internal audit system will not only provide verification and support that accounting and financial policies, procedures and controls are working adequate, it will also ensure efficient and effective processes and procedures. Internal auditing is essential to improve performance and profitability protecting both the company and its employees. All organizations require an appropriate system of internal controls to protect itself from the growing risk of fraud. Delegates attending this COPEX training course will have the learn how to develop and/or improve their existing audit function and how to monitor policies, procedures and financial transactions and assets to international standards thereby securing continued financial success, stability and growth of world-class organization.

Training Course Objectives

By attending this COPEX training course you should achieve these goals:

  • Understand the role and function of an Internal Audit Department.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the existing internal audit function
  • Recommend improvements to the existing audit function
  • Monitor the effectiveness of policies, procedures and financial transactions to international standards
  • Understand audit risk and efficiently plan, control and record an audit assignment
  • Conduct post-audit reviews and compile internal control updates for Boards of Directors

Designed For

The COPEX training course is designed for a wide range of professionals involved in the budget process, including, but not limited to:

  • Senior and Middle Management that communicate with the internal audit department
  • Audit Management and staff who wish to develop their audit skills
  • Financial and Non-financial Professionals who may be appointed to support or interface with an Internal Audit Committee
  • Non-Financial Professionals whose role is subject to audit
  • Team Managers and Supervisors

Training Course Outline

Amongst a wide range of valuable topics, the following will be prioritised:

  • Developing an Internal Audit Department
  • Identifying Internal Audit Staffing Requirements and the Techniques for Ensuring the Credibility for the Internal Audit Team
  • The Evaluation of different Types of Audit (Operational; Financial; Compliance; Forensic; IT etc)
  • Planning and conducting the Audit Commencement Conference Meeting, Audit Exit Conference Meeting and Post-Audit Reviews
  • Efficient Planning, Controlling and Recording of an Audit
  • Developing Streamlined Processes for Conducting Internal Audit Examinations
  • Evaluating and implementing Control and Substantive Procedures
  • Review International Auditing Standards and General Auditing Practice Issues
  • Accumulating Relevant Documentation during the Internal Audit Process
  • Communicating Audit Findings and Suggestions for Areas of Improvement

The Course Content


The Certificate

  • COPEX Certificate of Attendance will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the course


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