Critical Thinking: When & How to Use it in Your Audit Process - OAG701WEB


internal auditors must be discerning and develop an ability to exercise their judgment through critical thinking and reflective skepticism. This webinar helps internal auditors evaluate today’s challenging organizational conditions characterized by dynamic risk environments requiring a reframing of the thought process. This webinar covers how to meet these expanding expectations, enhance the knowledge about critical thinking and provides techniques to understand complex situations by becoming a more judicious and perceptive auditor.


Tuition cost


NASBA Certified CPE

2 Credits


Why you should attend

You should attend because having critical thinking skills is a key attribute of effective internal auditors and a key determinant of success in the role.

Who should attend

Internal and external auditors, financial auditors, audit management, information security and risk management professionals.

What You'll learn

You will learn how to use critical thinking, ways of assessing evidence, handling data to understand underlying dynamics, modeling critical thinking and ways of analyzing arguments.




  • What is critical thinking?
  • When and how to use critical thinking
  • Key tools and techniques
  • Assessing evidence and displaying healthy professional skepticism
  • Implications for providing reasonable assurance
  • Removing the noise out of collected data and information
  • Applying critical thinking to interviews and other interactions
  • Modeling critical thinking within the internal audit function
  • Ways to analyze people’s arguments and learn how to identify faulty logic

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