Successful Audit Data Analytics - ITP250

Overview

This course covers basic analytics to fully automated/repetitive tasks; the basics of continuous auditing. Students work on multiple scenarios with sample data files, and practice designing effective tests. The course covers stratifications, summarizations, duplicate identification, fuzzy matching, Benford’s Law, statistical and regression analysis, visual analytics, risk score carding and spatial analysis. Students get hands-on experience working with demo versions of several popular tools.

 

Learning Options

Below are the available learning options for this course:

AuditProTV

Online On-Demand

This course is available through AuditProTV — a subscription-based, on-demand learning platform. As a subscriber, you will have access to an ‘all you can watch’ library of courses that are built in alignment with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) standards.

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Enterprise Solutions

Tailored Experience

Bring this course to your organization at your convenience. ACI Learning can deliver this instructor-led course for your team at a chosen location or virtually. Alternatively, choose the topic(s) you need and ACI will craft a training solution to keep your team future-proof.

Customize Your Training

NASBA Certified CPE

24 Credits

Auditing

Why you should take this course

Data analytics are an essential component of modern and risk-based internal auditing, and practitioners with this knowledge are sought after for their ability to perform complex audit procedures effectively.

Who should take this course

Internal and External Auditors, IT Auditors, QA personnel, IT Security Managers and consultants.

What You'll learn

You will learn how to effectively integrate CAATs into an audit process. You will learn how technology can be used to achieve desired results more efficiently and effectively, and brainstorm analytics across most major business cycles.

Prerequisites

  • IT Auditing and Controls (ITG101)
  • Equivalent experience

Course Objectives

  • Identify historical and present case studies for the Data Analysis value proposition.
  • Create a mind-map of data available within an organization.
  • Identify the process for normalizing and forming data for appropriate analytics.
  • Visualize data for graphic analysis and review.
  • Identify current primary tools of the analytic profession.

Course Topics

  1. Introducing Case Studies for Data Analysis
  2. Using Mind-Mapping Techniques to Discover Data Sources
  3. Normalizing and Forming Data
  4. Analyzing Case Study Data
  5. Creating the Future of Audit Data Analytics

 

Learning Options

Below are the available learning options for this course:

AuditProTV

Online On-Demand

This course is available through AuditProTV — a subscription-based, on-demand learning platform. As a subscriber, you will have access to an ‘all you can watch’ library of courses that are built in alignment with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) standards.

Learn More & Subscribe

Enterprise Solutions

Tailored Experience

Bring this course to your organization at your convenience. ACI Learning can deliver this instructor-led course for your team at a chosen location or virtually. Alternatively, choose the topic(s) you need and ACI will craft a training solution to keep your team future-proof.

Customize Your Training

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: www.nasbaregistry.org.