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Western Australia Conference - Post Event Workshops

Post Forum Workshops (in-person only)

17 September 2021, Perth


The conference will also feature 2 optional half-day workshops on Friday, 17 September 2021. The workshops can be booked separately and non-conference attendees are welcome to attend.


Workshop 1: Assessing Cybersecurity Readiness

8:30am - 12:30pm

This half day workshop demystifies cybersecurity. It covers a basic cybersecurity understanding and guides participants through an approach to assessing cybersecurity risks and controls. The workshop will provide participants with a framework to develop a cybersecurity risk assessment framework to assist organisation to assess their cybersecurity arrangements.

Key areas to be covered:

  • Business Significance of Cyber risk and key concepts
  • Key IIA Standards & Related IIA Guidance
  • IT Security Roles & Responsibilities across all lines of defence
  • Assessing cybersecurity using a framework
  • Cyber security governance, the key to cyber resilience
  • Monitoring and reporting to the Board and Audit Committee


Learning outcomes:

  • Describe the role of internal audit related to cyber threats
  • Apply key concepts, IIA Standards & Guidance and resources to your organisation
  • Assess inherent risk and cyber threats in your organisation
  • Apply a framework to assessing cyber security threats and risks that you can take back to your workplace
  • List key internal audit considerations for cybersecurity risk
  • Report cyber assurance knowingly and coherently to the Board, Audit & Risk Committee and senior management


Presenter:Michael Woods, Founder & CEO, Tannhauser

Workshop 2: 
Project Assurance
1:00pm - 5:00pm

Increasingly, those who have risk-related roles are being asked to give assurance that project risks are being assessed, governed and minimised. At the end of this seminar participants will be project-risk aware and be able to add value to the project process through targeted project assurance activities.

Key areas to be covered:

·         The internal audit role in projects and programs

·         Project lifecycle and methodologies

·         Project 3 lines of assurance

·         Project audit approaches

·         Probity auditing

·         Project governance

·         Project assurance


Learning outcomes:

·         Understand why project reporting can be flawed

·         Identify how risk materialises within live projects causing them to fail

·         Understand project governance

·         Understand procurement integrity (probity) concepts

·         Understand approaches to project and program assurance


Presenters: Andrew Cox PFIIA CIA CGAP, Manager Technical Services , IIA–Australia



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

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Venue and date:

Date: Friday, 17 September 2021 - 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 Rosanna Yip

+61 02 9267 9155