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 organization'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 significant fines for regulatory non-compliance.
For your best learning results, this course follows educational design best practices for professional and continuous education. Therefore, this online course is structured into the following modules, which you can watch in any order and complete at your own pace:
Module 1: Internal Audit Fundamentals
Module 2: The Internal Audit Function
Module 3: Internal Audit Risk Identification and Evaluation
Module 4: Creating the Audit Plan
Module 5: Executing the Audit Process
Module 6: Tracking of Findings and Ongoing Reporting
At the end of each module, you will find a module summary and a multiple-choice quiz for you to self-test your newly acquired knowledge. The quiz is meant to reiterate some essential terms and concepts that are being discussed in the course modules.
With this online training in Internal Audit, you will acquire the skills you need to progress your career and perform successful internal audits. If you already have experience in the audit profession, this online training 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 online training 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.
Certificate in Internal Audit
This online training is awarded under an exclusive partnership with the Swiss School of Business and Management Geneva (SSBM).
SSBM Geneva's strategic focus is based on educational excellence to provide and offer values that define “Swiss Quality Education”.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded the Certificate in Internal Audit by the Financial Crime Academy and the SSBM Geneva — 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).
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How can I pay for the course?
You can pay with a variety of different credit cards. The supported card brands include Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover & Diners, China UnionPay (CUP), and Japan Credit Bureau (JCB).
Are there any homework assignments?
There are no formally required homework assignments, although it is recommended that you repeat relevant study materials at your own pace.
Do I have to take an exam or a test?
You don't have to take an exam or test as part of this online training. You are, however, required to complete several multiple-choice questions as part of the course. The number of attempts is unlimited.
When will I get my Certificate? Does it expire?
You will get your official Certificate after you have completed all lessons of this course. The Certificate does not expire.
Who can attend? Are there prerequisites?
Prerequisites are rare and are identified in the syllabus for each course. Most courses start with the “Essentials” and work up to just the right depth for staff at all levels to apply to your specific programs and systems.
Is the course appropriate for my country/region?
The course is written and presented by subject matter experts working around the world. It pulls examples from many countries and is globally appropriate.
Is the course appropriate for my industry?
Yes, the lessons and examples are relevant to any industry.
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