Introduction to IT audit: virtual sessions

Event dates: 14 Jun 2021, 15 Jun 2021, 16 Jun 2021, 17 Jun 2021


This training will be transformed into an e-Seminar. We will split the course into 4 half-day sessions: 14-15/06 and 16-17/06, each time in the afternoon.

Timing: 13:30 – 17:30


To be successful as an audit professional in any sector, you must be able to keep up and understand the changes in the world of information technology. The impact of information technology on business processes is increasing over the years as innovation progresses rapidly.



This course demystifies information and technology (I&T) by explaining the concepts and exposing the IT risks.



This course draws a picture of all key developments in information technology. After the course, you will be able to identify major risks in your IT environment and shape the required control measures. The course covers the following subjects:

– Information and technology : introduction, IT governance and frameworks e.g. COBIT

– IT challenges and risks: IT business risks and risk scenarios, end user computing risks

– IT controls : IT general controls and IT application controls, integrated audit

– IT planning & organisation: organisation structure, enterprise architecture, data management, third party management, innovation

– T solution life cycle : project management and development life cycle

– IT operations: IT infrastructure, Network & client/server, ITIL service management : incident, request & change management, business continuity

– IT security : ISO 27001 information security, logical access controls, cybersecurity

At the end of each topic, a quiz is organised to challenge the participants on the knowledge of the topic.


Target audience

– Internal auditors with an interest in IT Auditing and having basic computer skills,

– IT professionals who want to learn about IT Auditing,

– Auditors who want to prepare for the CIA certification exam.



Basic knowledge of audit techniques.

Introduction to IT audit: virtual sessions

To be successful as an audit professional in any sector, you must be able to keep up and understand the changes in the world of information technology.

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About the facilitator

Patrick Soenen

GDPR, Audit, Risk & Governance trainer @ Qualified Audit

Expert in assessing, governing and guiding organisational and technological transformation; experience in IT and project audit, implementation of IT and project governance, GDRP Assessment and Info Security coaching. Outsourcing coaching and implementation. Extensive experience in ICT management, project management, IT audit, IT Governance and Business Performance. IT audits are based on CobiT 5 and IT Service Management ITIL v3. IT Risk management. Accredited training provider on COBIT 5. A service overview is presented at our website Specialties: IT Audit, IT Governance, COBIT 5, Privacy, GDPR, Internal control, SOX (Sarbanes Oxley), SAS 70, Business Process Management, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), IT risk management (Risk IT), IT Service Management (ITIL)