IT Audit School - ITG121


This course is for financial, operational, business, and new IT auditors and provides an in-depth review of the risks and controls to audit IT and business application systems. Learners will learn about the database, network, business application, and transaction risks and controls; they will also learn about end-user computing, assessing control ownership, how to document and test inputs, processes, outputs, master files, and interfaces. 


Tuition cost


NASBA Certified CPE

32 Credits


Why you should attend

You should attend because this course provides a comprehensive overview of IT audit and provides information from auditing standards, IT information and many other essential topics all auditors should be familiar with.

Who should attend

For entry level IT Auditors and technologists looking for a foundational understanding of IT auditing.

What You'll learn

You will learn about database, network, business application and transaction risks and controls. Also, end user computing, assessing control ownership, how to document and test inputs, processes, outputs, master files and interfaces.


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Course Objectives 

  • Learners will be able to describe what a technical term refers to and understand its place in an organization.   
  • Learners will be able to identify risks associated with the use of technology by their organization. 
  • Learners will be able to describe categories of controls that may be in place to protect systems. 
  • Learners will be able to break down the control environment based on internal policies and standard frameworks to determine if the organization complies with policies and aligns with frameworks. 

Course Topics  

  1. Introduction to IT Risks and Controls 
  2. Planning IT Audits 
  3. Audit Control Frameworks and Standards 
  4. Basics of Information Technology 
  5. Database Technology Controls 
  6. Network Technology and Controls 
  7. IT Governance 
  8. IT General Controls 
  9. Business Application Controls 
  10. Top-Down Risk-Based Planning 
  11. Executing Integrated Audits 
  12. Business Application Controls 
  13. Testing Business Application Controls 
  14. End-User Computing 

Schedule your course

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Timezone: America/Los_Angeles

August 2021

Aug 16th, 2021-Aug 20th, 2021

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