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Data Analytics in Internal Audit

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Course Overview

In today's data-driven business landscape, the role of internal audit has evolved to become more than just compliance and risk assessment. Data analytics has emerged as a powerful tool for internal auditors to uncover valuable insights, enhance decision-making, and detect potential fraud. This 5-day course, "Data Analytics in Internal Audit," is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to excel in this dynamic field.

Key Takeaways

Master the selection and application of analytics methods for auditing
Create and present data visualizations to effectively support decision-making
Identify significant relationships in data using correlation and causation analysis
Apply analytics tools in real-world scenarios to improve audit processes
Design and implement fraud detection routines to uncover fraudulent activities

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Course Outline

Day 1: Introduction to Data Analytics in Internal Audit
Module 1: Understanding the Types of Analytics
  • Benefits and Limitations of Data Analytics in Internal Audit
  • Overview of Analytics Standards
  • Practical Exercise: Exploring Different Types of Analytics
Day 2: Data Visualization for Decision-Making
Module 2: The Importance of Data Visualization
  • Creating Effective Data Visualizations
  • Using Data to Influence Decision-Making
  • Hands-On Workshop: Data Visualization Tools
Day 3: Exploring Relationships in Data
Module 3: Discovering Relationships in Data
  • Correlation vs. Causation
  • Techniques for Data Exploration
  • Practical Exercise: Identifying Relationships in Sample Datasets
Day 4: Implementing Payroll and Purchasing Analytics
Module 4: Introduction to Payroll Analytics
  • Payroll Data Analysis Exercise
  • Introduction to Purchasing Analytics
  • Purchasing Data Analysis Exercise
Supplementary Module

Concepts from IBM Data Analytics Basics for Everyone (as applicable)

Day 5: Fraud Detection and Advanced Analytics
Module 5: Understanding Fraud Detection Analytics
  • Designing Fraud Detection Models
  • Fraud Detection Case Study
  • Advanced Analytics Techniques
  • Course Recap and Q&A
Supplementary Module

Concepts from IBM Data Analytics Basics for Everyone (as applicable)

Who Should Attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for

 Internal Audit Professionals, Chief Audit Executives




IT Management Professionals

Risk Officers & strategic management members

Internal control professionals

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