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Western Australia Internal Audit Conference 2019 Workshops

Post Conference Workshop 

13 September 2019, Perth


The 2019 Western Australia Internal Audit Conference will also feature 2 optional half-day workshops on Friday, 13 September. The workshops are separately bookable and non-conference attendees are welcome to attend.

If you would like to secure your place early, registration is now open.


Workshop Fees  (pp in AUD)

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#Groups - 3 or more people from the same organisation booking at the same. Applicable Member/Non-Member rate apply within the group booking.



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For Funds Transfer payments and those requiring an invoice, please download the Registration Form and email the completed form to conferences@iia.org.au

For registration of 3 or more, please download the  registration form  and email the completed form for each person to conferences@iia.org.au to get the group discount rate.


Workshop 1: Leveraging data analytics to improve decision-making

8:30 am - 12:30 pm


Data analytics delivers a comprehensive method for extracting vital information that can enhance organisational performance. Internal auditors can make use of these tools in a powerful way, enabling intelligence to be gathered smartly and efficiently.


Key areas to be covered:

  • Data analytics and continous auditing
  • How to use data mining effect - Process and application
  • Examples of data mining to extract valuable information
  • Samplish and efficiencies in audit
  • Should the "second line" have ownership of data analytics? Discussion and analysis
  • Eliminating duplication
  • Implementation, review and future steps

Learning outcomes: 

  • Understand the best use of data analytics
  • Identify techniques to implement
  • Discover which tools will work for you
  • Apply lessons from case studies, examples and scenarios
  • Develop knowledge of future trends and technologies

Workshop facilitator: Gavin Steinberg MIIS(Aust), Managing Director, Satori



Workshop 2: Assurance mapping - Identifying assurance gaps and covering your bases

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Assurance mapping can be a powerful tool to enable visualisation over all assurance activities within an organisation, both internal and external, as they apply to the organisation's risks. Once complete, risks with inadequate assurance coverage and/or areas with duplicated coverage can be identified.


This workshop will take you through the assurance mapping process which can be practically applied in all organisations no matter how big or small.


Key areas to be covered:

  • Identifying the essential enterprise risk management elements needed for assurance mapping
  • Identifying which assurance providers can be included, and knowing why
  • Using the assurance map as an internal audit planning tool
  • Knowing how to assess the extent of the assurance coverage for each process and subprocess
  • Identifying various alternatives to consider when assessing potential gaps and / or duplicate coverage areas
  • Strategies for building a practical assurance mapping action plan for CAEs


Learning Outcomes:

  • How to link enterprise risk management with assurance map
  • How to build a framework to manage and assess the quality of assurance coming from asssurance providers within your organisation
  • Understanding the boundaries and responsibilities of the various assurance functions
  • Discover the building blocks of constructing an effective assurance map


Workshop facilitator: Ben Arnold AMIIA CIA CRMA, Director, A&P Advisory
Alistair Purt, Director, A&P Advisory



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Venue and date:

Date: Friday, 13 September 2019 - 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Location: Perth


Duxton Hotel

1 St George's Terrace

Perth, WA 6000


Status: Available

For more information please contact Kristina Calisin

+61 2 9267 9155