Auditing for In-Charge Auditors - OAG201


This course focuses on how in-charge auditors lead audits. Learners will review audit program development and changes, risk assessments, setting priorities, managing expectations, delegation, managing staff performance and overall productivity, reviewing workpapers, incorporating fraud detection techniques in one’s audit programs, and stakeholder management. The focus is on managing the dynamics of an audit and applying project management principles to increase the effectiveness of the engagement.  


Tuition cost


NASBA Certified CPE

24 Credits


Why you should attend

You should attend because being the in-charge auditor requires balancing essential technical and soft-skills. This course covers what works and what does not, and why, so you can lead and manage your team effectively.

Who should attend

Financial, Operational, Information Technology and External Auditors with two or more years of audit experience.

What You'll learn

You will learn how to perform your duties as the in-charge so you can lead and manage the project and the team, set and manage expectations, communicate more effectively within and outside your department, and guide your team to success.


  • Fundamentals of Internal Auditing (OAG101) or equivalent experience

Course Objectives 

  • The learner will gain a foundational understanding of management and leadership concepts as they relate to acting as the in-charge (supervisor) of an audit team. 
  • The learner will identify, define, and appreciate how to apply project management concepts and practices to the internal audit process. 
  • The learner will demonstrate how to review the work performed by the audit team. 
  • The learner will understand how fraud and various risks can be incorporated into the audit program and tested. 
  • The learner will gain familiarity with productivity measures and how to manage stakeholder relationships. 

Course Topics 

  1. Overview 
  2. Control Environment 
  3. Audit Process 
  4. Fieldwork and Program Development 
  5. Risk Assessment Strategies 
  6. Fraud Awareness 
  7. Communication 
  8. Marketing Internal Audit 
  9. Audit Project Management 
  10. Productivity 

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