Auditing Capital Projects


Learning Style

Instructor Led


Entry Level

Who this course is for

Internal auditors, compliance professionals, and project managers looking for a comprehensive understanding of the risks and controls around projects, and the project life cycle.

NASBA Certified CPE

8 credits

Field of Study


Length of course



Fundamentals of Internal Auditing
or equivalent experience

Advanced Preparation


Here are the learning objectives we'll cover

  • Explain what goes into a successful project and identify potential project challenges.
  • Describe how to prioritize tasks to mitigate risks, minimize errors, and prevent fraud.
  • Define the technical terms that go into contracts and are spoken by a project manager to have more effective conversations with the project management team.
  • Describe the project life cycle and explain why the life cycle is cyclical.
  • Explain the invoice process, the change order process, and the importance of monthly testing.
Learning Options

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Attendance policy for on-site and online instructor-led training

Students are expected to arrive on time for classes with the proper materials and attitude. An overall attendance rate of 100% is expected to fully absorb the materials and to complete labs. If you have an expected absence, please email or your instructor ahead of time. The number of CPEs awarded will be equivalent to the number of hours attended.

ACI Learning is registered with NASBA

ACI Learning is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: