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Internal auditing is an independent,objective assurance and consulting activity that strengthens and protects organisations.

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Internal auditors support achievement of organisation objectives with pragmatic insights that strengthen governance and improve business processes. We strive to make a positive difference from the boardroom to the front line, which maintains trust and confidence in the organisation.

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What's your potential? Rise to the call of reaching your potential by launching an internal audit career right here in New Zealand. Are you starting out in your career or getting ready to rise and side-step, taking your skills to a new challenge? Your journey into internal audit starts here with IIA NZ.

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Training Courses 

Fundamentals of Internal Auditing - Wellington

11 July 2022 - 13 July 2022
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Majestic Centre
21/100 Willis Street
Delivery Method
In person

This event is now fully subscribed. Please contact admin@iianz.org.nz for more information.

Fundamentals of Internal Auditing

Facilitator: Brian Robb

Starting your career in internal auditing, or looking to brush up on your knowledge?

Then join us for Fundamentals of Internal Auditing - the best way to understand the key aspects of the internal audit process.

Through team exercises, group discussion and lectures, you will gain a foundation of knowledge that will allow you to properly prepare for and conduct a successful audit using preliminary surveys and evidence-gathering techniques.

A basic understanding of the roles of risk and internal controls in auditing will be covered, along with interpersonal and client relationship skills.

Also included are all the important topics:

  • Understanding internal auditing
  • Different kinds of internal audit
  • The International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF)
  • The audit process
  • Understanding risk-based auditing
  • Understanding and auditing internal controls
  • Audit planning
  • Analytical review
  • Observation
  • Interviewing and managing client relationships
  • Process documentation
  • The audit programme
  • Conducting fieldwork
  • Writing the audit report
  • Exit interview
  • Putting it all together

Tangible outcomes:

  • Perform the work of internal auditing enabling you to carry out your assignment on a value-added audit engagement
  • Engage in a risk-based audit approach, from planning through process documentation to testing, analysis, and reporting
  • Understand internal auditing today
  • Become familiar with the scope and application of the Professional Practices Framework
  • Learn the concepts and terms that are central to internal auditing
  • View your own organisation from an internal auditing perspective
  • Communicate and "sell" internal auditing results

Brian Robb - CA, CIA, CRMA, QAR, BCA, MPA (Exec)

Brian is a well-qualified and experienced assurance practitioner with over 30 years in the assurance profession both in external and internal assurance roles. He has worked in a number of medium to large organisations, mainly in the public sector, covering a number of different industries including Telecommunication, Energy, Information, Education, Insurance, Construction, Transport, Regulatory and Health.

A Fellow of IIA NZ, Brian is also a past IIA NZ president and has served on the IIA NZ Wellington and Education Committees. He provides advice to IIA NZ members on education matters and has been an assurance trainer for over 2 decades.

Brian currently works as an Assurance Services Manager for the Ministry of Education, and runs his own assurance consulting business mainly providing training and review services.

Duration and CPE: 3 Days; 21.0 hours.

For more information, please contact IIA NZ at admin@iianz.org.nz or phone 04 384 8840.

Member Travel Discount

If you live outside of the region that the course is being held in, please contact us regarding eligibility and details on member travel assistance.

The travel discount is not available for non-members.

Attending this IIA NZ Course

  • If you are unwell or have been around anyone that has been unwell, please do not attend this event and contact the IIA NZ team on 04 384 8840.
  • In accordance with the venue Covid-19 policies, vaccination checks will be made upon arrival at reception. Any attendees who is not double vaccinated must provide evidence of a negative PCR/RAT test taken no longer than 2hrs in advance of attendance. RAT tests will be made available if needed. Photo ID will also be requested upon arrival.
  • From 24 May, an updated My Vaccine Pass will be available. You can request this through the 'My Covid Record' site.
  • Please wear masks in the elevators and in the building lobby.
  • For more information on our Covid-19 safety plan see IIA NZ Courses & Events at ORANGE document above.
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