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High-Impact Audit Reporting

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Date(s): May 16, 2023
Time: 8:00AM - 4:30PM
Registration Fee: $199.00
Cancellation Date: May 09, 2023
Location: Online

Course Description

Audit's perspective can provide valuable insight and have a strong impact on an organization. However, in order to provide that valuable insight, persuasive communication skills are essential for auditors at all levels. High-quality audit reporting is a key communication tool that assists management in understanding audit discoveries and results.

The High-Impact Audit Reporting course focuses on the importance of delivering clear, transparent, and objective audit reports. At the conclusion of this course, you will have gained effective communication skills and techniques that will enable you to convey critical information, and write effective and meaningful audit reports, using a variety of delivery methods. In addition, you will participate in various group activities and discussions that will reinforce key audit reporting concepts.

Potential CPE Credits: 8.0
Govt Hours: This class meets 8.0 hours of the 24-hour requirement for governmental CPE under Government Auditing Standards (yellow book), in most cases.
Technical Hours: This class meets 8.0 CPE credits of technical training in compliance with Texas Admin. Code Rule 523.102.

Instruction Type: Live
Experience Level: ALL
Category: Communications

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

• Discuss the importance of delivering results that utilize business acumen disciplines.

• • Explain how audit results impact an organization’s business objectives and operating processes.

• • Recognize the importance of critical thinking when developing and communicating audit results.

• • Recognize the communication needs of audit report readers and writers.

• • Review the components of the audit report.

• • Explore various reporting methods and formats.


No prerequisites required.

YB 4.23(q)


Laura De Luca
  • 2019-Present: Principal Consultant, Audit & Business Risk (Governance, Strategy, Privacy, and IT Focused)

  • 2019-Present: IIA Facilitator

  • 2018-Present: Audit and Information Systems Professor

  • 2009-2018: Progressive Internal Auditor and Audit Management roles in public and private sector, including leading a global methodology and quality assurance team.

  • 2004-2008: Associate Financial Director (Revenue reporting, audit liaison, system change management, and tax compliance)

  • 2002-2004: Comptroller (Data, Systems & Accounting)

Additional Information

TAC Rule 523.142(g) requires the CPE Sponsor to monitor individual attendance and assign the correct number of CPE credits. Participants will be asked to document their time of arrival and departure in compliance with this Rule. Additionally, attendance will be monitored throughout the day and CPE certificates will reflect actual attendance of each participant.

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