Master Class Internal Audit Essentials

Starts 31 Mar 2023


The Internal Audit Academy of the Institute of Internal Auditors – Belgium is very proud to present its fourth version of the Master Class Internal Audit Essentials program to prepare new internal auditor for their challenging job.

Based on a business like case, we will guide you through the different steps of the execution of an internal audit engagement and its different challenges. During the training, you will be able to exchange your knowledge with colleagues and learn from experienced trainers.

To ensure you get maximum value out of the training, we will provide you with a coach who will be available for you on a regular basis to ask for feedback and address sector specific questions or other challenges you might face.

The first session will be on 31 March, 2023 – End date TBC


Target Audience

  • All new and starting auditors, and for everyone who needs an overall insight in the job of an Internal Auditor.

Course Objective

  • This program is meant to prepare new Internal Auditors for all aspects of their challenging job.

Course Content

  • General principles of Internal Audit: Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • The Internal Control System, Three Lines (of Control)
  • The IPPF in theory and in practice
  • The Added Value of Internal Audit from a governance perspective
  • Audit Core Processes projected on the Case Study
  • The Audit Universe and the derived Annual Audit Plan
  • Audit objective and Audit scope – Audit Execution Part 1
  • Turning an Audit Program into the Risk and Control Matrix
  • Risk Based Auditing – Audit Execution part 2
  • The Control Testing framework in theory and practice
  • Audit Communication
  • Documentation Based Auditing
  • Residual Risk: turning Audit observations into issues to fit the Audit Report
  • The Follow-up Core Audit Process
  • Advanced Auditing in Governance and second line of control functions
  • Selling the Audit Report, focus on communication
  • QAIP as Core Audit Process
  • Introduction to IT Audit.


More info coming soon!

Master Class Internal Audit Essentials

15 sessions starting from 31 March 2023

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