Probity Audit Fundamentals – Online Classroom

23 Jul — 24 Jul 2024
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Probity Audit Fundamentals – Online Classroom

July 23 @ 10:00 am - July 24 @ 1:30 pm AEST

$590.91 - $785.00
Probity Audit Fundamentals: Understanding the Role of a Probity Auditor & Implementing Effectiveness 
A probity audit is an assurance engagement, in which a probity auditor provides independent scrutiny of a procurement process and expresses an objective opinion as to whether the prescribed probity requirements have been adhered to. The conclusion expressed should be based on evidence gathered against prescribed criteria.  
Independence is essential to a probity audit.  A third party to the procurement should be able to rely on the probity audit to obtain greater confidence as to whether the probity requirements of that procurement have been adhered to. This course is about understanding the role of the probity auditor, the scope of this role and practical examples of how this is undertaken in practice. 
 
Learning Outcomes 
By the end of the training course, the participant will be able to understand: 
  • Distinguish between the roles of a Probity Adviser and Probity Auditor, understanding the circumstances in which they are engaged and the necessity for both on a project.
  • Grasp the concept of independence and its critical importance when providing a probity audit, allowing third parties to place greater confidence in the procurement process.
  • Establish a robust framework for conducting a probity audit, incorporating the essential probity principles and fundamentals that define the scope of the audit.
  • Construct an effective probity audit methodology, including risk identification and management strategies, and the development of a comprehensive test plan.
  • Understand the level of evidence required to demonstrate the appropriate management of probity risks throughout the procurement process.
  • Learn best practices for preparing and delivering comprehensive audit reports, ensuring relevant stakeholders receive the necessary information to make informed decisions.
Target Audience:
This training course is designed for professionals involved in procurement, auditing, or governance roles, including but not limited to:
  • Probity Auditors
  • Procurement Officers
  • Internal Auditors
  • Compliance Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Risk Managers
  • Governance Officers
CPE Points: 7
Knowledge Level: Specialised
Delivery Format: Facilitator-led training via Zoom (Note: This training program will be delivered in two 3 and a half-hour lessons, over two days using Zoom. Registrations will be strictly limited to 12 participants to allow maximum interaction in the online environment.)
 
For Funds Transfer payments: Download the funds transfer registration form here and email the completed form to [email protected]

Our speakers

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    Photo of Ms Sarah Mullins.
    Name
    Ms Sarah Mullins
    Biography
    Sarah Mullins is the lead partner at OCM for Local Government Services as well as OCM’s National Quality Assurance lead for Probity Services. She has been involved in many probity engagements, including the provision of probity audit and advisory services. Her key areas of expertise are within government procurement activities, providing advice and guidance on adhering to legislative and policy frameworks for State and Local Government, as well as general conduct obligations and ethical conduct.

    Sarah also has extensive experience in providing assistance to many State Government clients with regard to their procurement and tendering policies and procedures as well as benchmarking these documents against better practice and the Procurement Policy Framework Review.
     

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July 23 @ 10:00 am AEST July 24 @ 1:30 pm AEST

$590.91 - $785.00

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