Auditor Tradecraft Skills Series
Audit Sampling Techniques Training Course
Ensure Audit and Quality Testing Consistency.
For auditors, choosing and applying the appropriate sampling method is crucial in performing an efficient and effective audit, quality assessment or control test.
This event was developed to help the auditor, compliance assessor or quality tester in determining appropriate sample sizes, as well as selection and evaluation of samples in conjunction with performing auditing procedures.
The focus of this session includes both nonstatistical methods and statistical sampling techniques. Also included are case studies to help the audit professional apply these methods and establish best practices.
This timely, half-day CPE training seminar is designed for the auditor and others who have to draw conclusions based on samples from a population of items. Learn how to validate a population, create an effective audit sample, analyze the sample, generate workpaper documentation, and effectively conclude on the audit sampling results.
Follow the below links for further detail information:
. Seminar Highlights
. Learning Objectives
. Key Issues on the Agenda
The retail cost of the virtual 4 CPE event is $240 per attendee. Discounts are available for more than one attendee from each organization: (2) $450.00 (3) $650.00 (4) $810.00 (5) $960.00.
You can request this event for any day at any time with two attendees.
To reserve your space, click on the "SIGN-UP NOW!" link in the right margin, complete the registration form, and use the corresponding "Submit Registration Form and Move to Payment Options Page" button for filing the registration and moving to the payment page.
Each attendee will receive 4 Auditing CPE Hours (YB). A certificate of completion will be provided.
Virtual Audit Sampling Techniques Events
Future In-Person Audit Sampling Techniques Events
In response to the Coronavirus Pandemic, we will start providing all our events using a distant learning approach.
In some cities we have local instructors and are providing limited events on a request basis. If you have two or three professionals who would like in person instruction please contact us.
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pages provide a listing of topics being presented. Our Seminar Cities by Week provides a
guide to the locations during a calendar week.
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The seminar reviews and answers the following questions:
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- What types of sampling and sampling risk do auditors encounter?
- How to test attributes using a sample for testing of internal controls and compliance?
- How does variable sampling for substantive assurance work?
- What are the differences between statistical and nonstatistical sampling approaches?
- How does the auditor determine sample sizes?
- Identify the basic terms and foundational concepts of audit sampling.
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- Describe various sampling methods and how to determine the most appropriate sampling
technique to properly align with the given test population.
- Determine sample sizes using various sampling methods and evaluate sample results.
- Recognize the relationship of substantive detail sampling to the risk of material misstatement and other substantive audit procedures.
- Recognize the audit implications of factual misstatements identified in sampling and non-sampling procedures.
- Recognize the audit implications of projected misstatements from sampling procedures.
Key Issues on the Agenda
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Section 1 - Overview of Auditing and Internal Controls
- What is "Internal Auditing"?
- Financial Statement Auditors
- Myths About Auditing
- What is "Internal Control"?
Section 2 - The "Audit Testing" Process
- What is "Audit Testing"?
- What is the "Internal Control Testing Cycle"?
Section 3 - The Role of Audit Sampling
- What is Audit Sampling?
- When should we use sampling?
Section 4 - Audit Sampling Concepts
- Do we need to sample?
- Can we access the data?
- Methods of Audit Sampling
- Audit Sampling Objectives
- Population and Sampling Unit
- Exception Conditions
- Sample Size
- Selection Method
- Sampling Tests
- Evaluating the Results
Section 5 - Details of Statistical Attributes Sampling
- Statistical and Non-Statistical Sampling
- Statistical Attributes Sampling
- Other Sampling Issues
Section 6 - "Non-Statistical Attributes" Sampling
Section 7 - Details of "Variables" Sampling
- Sampling Proportionate to Size
- Classical Variables Audit Sampling
Section 8 - Internal Control Testing
- Examples of "Internal Controls"
- Conducting a "Walk-Through"
- Document the Process
- Control Satisfaction?
- Sample Size Charts
- The Bell Curve
Section 9 - Concluding the Audit
- Document and Discuss the Control Deficiencies
- Risk-Ranked Findings
Section 10 - Summary
Corporate Compliance Seminars (CCS) was created by experts who enjoy providing CPE training events. All our experts have years of experience in providing training courses, workshops and consulting on internal controls, internal auditing, information technology, cybersecurity and accounting related subjects. We have focused on SOX, COSO, PCAOB, COBIT, CMMI, GRC, GAAP, IFRS, AICPA, GAO, NAIC, ISO, and IIA Standards. We are your best source for continuing professional education (CPE).
Our programs, live in-person, webinar and on-demand, provide CPE for professionals with CPA, CGA, CIA, CFE, CISA, CMA and CA designations. CCS is focused on providing the best learning programs in using three distinct distribution channels: live in-person events, virtual webinar events and on-demand self-study e-learning.
Corporate Compliance Seminars presents CPE to a range of professionals, auditors, accountants, finance staff, compliance personnel, information technology (IT) professionals, Boards of Directors and Audit Committees. We examine the details of risk management, Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance, Model Audit Rule (MAR) compliance, auditing, internal controls, cybersecurity and compliance, and fraud prevention and detection.
Within the U.S.A. marketplace, Corporate Compliance Seminars allows the attendee to earn NASBA CPE credit.
Our events focus on the details of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX), Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR), Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) Internal Control Frameworks, ISACA's Control Objectives over Information Technology (COBIT), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Open Compliance & Ethics Group's (OCEG) Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) methodology, PCAOB's Auditing Standard 5 (AS5), AICPA auditing standards, and NAIC regulatory model regulations and acts .
Our live in-person events are generally presented in a small classroom setting with two to five attendees. Over the last few weeks, we have come to the understand we need to provide distant e-learning events. We are now in the process of moving all our content to an online available status. We have created distant e-learning opportunities using both a virtual webinar event approach and on-demand e-learning self-study modules. These two e-learning approaches: webinars and on-demand self-study with extended web access to our content into the global continuing professional development (CPD) marketplace. In the webinar e-learning events we will limit the number of students to maximize the interaction between the live instructor and attendees. The on-demand self-study e-learning modules will be created and offered to meet the NASBA CPE credit requirements .
Our seminars provide CPE for the CPA, CFE, CIA, CISA, auditors and others with effective and engaging internal audit training courses.
Our instructors have had direct experience in the following industries: financial activities, bank, insurance, healthcare, construction, leisure and hospitality, professional and business services, mining and oil & gas extraction, manufacturing, educational, government agencies, transportation, software, technical, hi-tech and agricultural.
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