Event Details

Control Assurance

Your Competitive Advantage

The objective of this course is to equip those tasked with providing operational/quality assurance over internal processes with the skills necessary to identify and select controls for testing, to test controls using methods appropriate to those controls and to draw conclusions in relation to the overall reliability of the process.  

Benefit from the Right Topics

Business Processes:

- How to define a process; Process driven assurance as oppose to risk based
- Common risks in business processes
- What is a control/ How to distinguish between a process and a control
- Process/ Risk/ Control Matrix

How to identify a control:

- Control types – preventative, detective, recovery
- Process mapping to discover/ identify existing controls and gaps (controls lacking)
- What to do when controls inadequate/ lacking

How to write a control description:

- Control objectives
- Codified sets of controls

How to do control testing:

- How much testing is needed
- Approaches to testing – auditing techniques
- Assessing the design - What makes a good control
- How to conduct control operating effectiveness testing
- What evidence do we need

Tangible Outcomes

- Understand the concept of process driving risks and controls
- Identify controls relevant to specific business processes & risks
- Describe a control and its strengths
- Test a control for effectiveness


For credit card payments: Click Register for this event below. After paying online, if you require a receipt, email training@iia.org.au.

For Funds Transfer payments: Download the funds transfer registration form here and email the completed form to training@iia.org.au.

Early bird discount applies if registration and payment are made 15 calendar days or more prior to the course start date.

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Please let us know if you require an internal auditing training course that is not currently available in your Chapter.

Thinking of in-house training? Contact us! 

Ian Winestock - Training and Professional Development Co-ordinator
Phone: 02 9267 9155 or direct line (02) 8268 5809
Fax: 02 9264 9240

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Wednesday, 26 April 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saxons Brisbane

Level 11

300 Adelaide Street

Brisbane, QLD 4000



Member Early Bird
Non-Member Early Bird

Duration and CPE
1 day, 7.00 hours
For more information please contact Ian Winestock
+61 2 9267 9155