The field of internal audit has continuously evolved over the last decade and emerged to become a stable and critically important component of successful organizations all around the world. Internal auditing is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value to and improve an organization's operations as well as to provide independent assurance that an organisation's risk management, governance and internal control processes are operating effectively.
At the same time, an ineffective audit can mean severe consequences; resulting in process failure, customer dissatisfaction and regulatory noncompliance.
With this Certificate Program in Internal Audit, you will acquire the skills you need to progress your career and start conducting internal audits. If you already have experience in the audit profession, the Certificate Program in Internal Audit will help you to improve your existing skillset and accelerate your audit career.
Boost your internal audit capabilities by gaining confidence in planning and performing an effective audit, as well as reporting and taking corrective action where necessary.
This Certificate Program in Internal Audit develops the necessary skills to assess and report on the conformance and implementation of processes based on management systems. You’ll learn how to initiate an audit, prepare and conduct audit activities, compile and distribute audit reports and complete follow-up activities.
This course is officially awarded under an exclusive partnership with the Swiss School of Business and Management Geneva (SSBM) — A unique opportunity to receive a dual certificate from a business school.
- Understand why it is helpful for management to have an internal audit function
- Get to know the objectives of internal auditing are
- Learn about standards internal auditors follow
- Comprehend how the role of an internal auditor has evolved
- Acquire insights into what internal auditors do on a daily basis
- Understand what the ideal structure of an internal audit department is
- Get to know what a risk is and how is an internal audit plan is developed
- Learn how audits are conducted
- Understand what the follow-up process is and audit observations raised
- Professionals wanting to acquire and demonstrate specialized knowledge in risk management and internal audit
- Professionals wanting to increase their value through a better understanding of practical internal audit methods
- Professionals wanting to build a comprehensive knowledge in risk management and internal audit
- Career starters and students wanting to get an edge in risk management, internal audit, and governance overall
For participating in this Certificate Program, you will need an electronic device with online video-viewing capabilities (e.g., smartphone, tablet, laptop, desktop computer, etc.). You will need no previous knowledge in internal audit, compliance, or anti-financial crime, although this is helpful. A background in business, legal, or finance might also be beneficial but is not required.
This course is presented entirely online. Modules can be completed in your own time and at your own pace. This interactive, supportive teaching model is designed for busy professionals and results in unprecedented certification rates for online courses.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded the "Certificate in Internal Audit" by the Financial Crime Academy and the Swiss School of Business and Management Geneva (SSBM).
Accelerate your internal audit career by acquiring in-demand skills.
Increase your knowledge and prepare for risk management and internal audit in a professional environment.
Obtain the Certificate to improve your resumé and get access to stellar opportunities.
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