California Association of State Auditors


P.O. BOX 13844
Sacramento, CA 95853
(916) 633-1CPE (1273)
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California Association of State Auditors


P.O. BOX 13844
Rancho Cordova, CA 95853
(916) 633-1CPE (1273)
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California Association of State Auditors
P.O. BOX 13844
Rancho Cordova, CA 95853
(916) 633-1CPE (1273)
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AUDIT WITH AN END IN MIND – EFFECTIVE ENGAGEMENT PLANNING AND REPORTING
Monday 15 June 2020, 08:30am - 04:30pm
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Planning is the foundation for every efficient and effective audit. If audit teams take the time to build an effective audit risk
assessment and plan the audit accordingly, the opportunity for a smooth and under budget audit increases exponentially.
This one-day course will take attendees through the basics of audit-level risk assessments and appropriate steps
throughout the planning phase of an audit.
Audit Reports can significantly lose their effect if not written professionally. Writing an audit report is a fine art and, once
perfected, can take on more importance than the audit itself. In this four-hour course, attendees will learn, in-depth, about
each component of an audit report and how to set the correct tense and clarity to gain the most effectiveness.
 
Objectives:
 
 Attendees will learn how to identify audit risk and
appropriate audit planning tools and techniques.
 Attendees will learn how to apply critical thinking
skills to the planning and risk assessment phase
to perform an effective audit.
 Attendees will discover the best techniques for
team management.
 Attendees will learn how to identify and
manipulate qualitative and quantitative data that
are often underutilized.
 Overview of best practices in effective writing
techniques, including effective word usage and
what emotional words not to use.
 Best practices in formatting of audit reports,
including depth and length.
 Learn how to write an executive summary that
has impact and is read by executives.
Location Hilton Arden West (2200 Harvard Street, Sacramento, CA 95815)
Instructor: Danny Goldberg

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