Risk Audit School


Learning Style

Instructor Led



Who this course is for

Internal and External Auditors; Risk Management Specialists; and those charged with corporate governance responsibilities.

NASBA Certified CPE

32 credits

Field of Study


Length of course



Fundamentals of Internal Auditing
or equivalent experience

Advanced Preparation


Here are the learning objectives we'll cover

  • Know the fundamentals of the concept of risk, different types of risk, and some key regulatory frameworks and professional guidance available on the topic of risk, as well as how to assess and manage risks.
  • Understand the steps of a risk assessment process through risk identification and risk measurement at a certain point in time, at both the enterprise level and the functional level, including the concept of risk appetite and through examples of several different functional risk assessments (Fraud, IT, Financial).
  • Understand the risk management process (ERM) through recurring risk identification, measurement and mitigation, including the standard tools, templates, and reporting used in the ERM process through real examples and case studies.
  • Understand the methodology and process for conducting risk-based auditing at the annual audit planning level, the engagement planning level, and the audit program level.
  • Know how to prepare the IA function for a risk-based auditing approach, including adopting an agile mindset, hiring/developing audit talent, and communicating with key stakeholders about the benefits/value of risk-based auditing, as well as how to address certain challenges.
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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 support@acilearning.com 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: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/