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Audit Report Writing

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Sunday 21/10/2018
الأحد 12/02/1440
Monday 22/10/2018
الإثنين 13/02/1440
2 Days 8:30 A.M - 3:30 P.M 3150 S.R

About This Course  

Course Description Persuasive communication is an essential skill for auditors at all levels, and high-quality audit reports are a key communication tool. By participating in this course, auditors in all sectors and at all levels will learn what goes into an effective audit observation and how to organize reports that meet professional standards, elicit management action, and communicate crucial messages to executives and board-level readers. By honing these skills, they can distinguish themselves in their current positions and prepare themselves for advancement. 
 
This is a hands-on course that focuses on the organization and structure of audit reports, and includes case study activities for practicing the basics of audit report writing. 
 

Course Objectives

 Recognize the importance of thinking before writing.
 Understand the needs of readers and writers.
 Understand the five components of the audit report.
 Recognize the importance ofidentifying cause and impact of audit observations.
 Identify advantages and disadvantages of three report formats.
 Apply one of the audit report formats.
 Identify how to improve writing quality. Course Objectives
 Identify how to develop reports that are accurate, objective, clear, concise, constructive, complete, and timely.   

Course Topics 
 

The Audit Report Writing Task
 Audit report guidance
 Why audit reports are written
 Uses and readers of audit reports
 Audit report limitations

 
 
Components of Audit Observations

 Components of an audit observation
 Types of criteria
 Condition summaries
 Levels of cause and effect
 Recommendations and action plans 

 
Audit Report Structure

 Elements of a typical audit report
 Audit report formats
 Comparisons of audit report structures

 
 
Quality of Reporting

 Writing-quality guidance and issues
 Coherence
 Tone
 Objectivity
 Sentence clarity: modifiers, pronouns, and parallel structure
 Active and passive voice
 Technical terminology
 Readability and conciseness
 Verb usage 

Course Information 
Course Duration : 2 Days 
CPE Hours Available : 16 
Knowledge Level : Basic 
 Field of Study : Communications and Marketing 
Prerequisites : None 
Advance Preparation : None 
Delivery Format : eLearning (Group-Internet-Based); On-site Training (Group-Live); Seminar (GroupLive