IT Audit School - IT Auditing for Non-IT Auditors

MIS Training Institute
Course summary
5 days
2,995 GBP
Cape Town, Dubai
Next available date: 24/11/2019 - Dubai
Open / Scheduled

IT Audit School - IT Auditing for Non-IT Auditors

The essential skills you need to perform an IT Audit and become an integrated auditor.


This 5-day course is designed for financial, operational and business auditors who need to update their technical and operational knowledge to audit information technologies and automated business systems. It is also ideal for those who are new to IT Auditing who do not have a background in IT.

You will explore auditing standards, including Sarbanes-Oxley and PCAOB. You will discuss the controls required when auditing currently installed systems, new systems under development, and the various activities within the information technology department. In addition, you will learn techniques for auditing automated systems. You will then turn your attention to auditing the management of application transaction activity, controls, and procedures. You will master techniques that can be applied to mainframe, distributed processing, and client/server-based applications. You will gain field-tested tools for identifying, recording, assessing, and evaluating application controls and procedures. You will leave this high-impact seminar with testing techniques, and audit findings.

Please note: This seminar covers topics found in Chapters 1, 4 and 5 of the CISA® Review Manual.

Why attend this course?

  • Identify the business risks in automated environments and how to mitigate them

  • Develop knowledge of infrastructure essentials including hardware and operating systems

  • Explore security, operational, management, application and systems software controls

  • Learn about databases, distributed systems, networks, the internet and e-commerce

  • Discover auditing standards including Sarbanes-Oxley and PCAOB

Suitability - Who should attend?

Financial, Operational, Business Applications and External Auditors; New Information Technology Auditors.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

MISTI Certificate and 40 CPE points.

Training Course Content

Day One

  • Fundamentals of IT auditing
  • Auditing standards
  • Infrastructure essentials

Day Two

  • Databases
  • Distributed Systems
  • Networks

Day Three

  • Internet and e-commerce
  • General Controls
  • Business systems applications

Day Four

  • Defining a transaction
  • General flow of an audit application
  • Components of a business application

Day Five

  • Data input and processing models
  • Application controls
  • Beginning the audit

Please get in touch for the full course agenda.


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