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Optimized Critical Thinking

Date(s): Jun 06, 2024
Time: 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Registration Fee: $139.00
Cancellation Date: May 29, 2024
Location: Online

Course Description

Critical Thinking is defined as a type of reasonable, reflective thinking that is aimed at deciding what to believe or what to do. It is a way of deciding whether a claim is always true, sometimes true, partly true, or false. Critical thinking is an important component of most professions, especially in specialized fields such as the medical field, air travel and any specific science, including internal audit. The ability to optimize critical thinking skills will assist in distinguishing auditors as value-added employees to an organization. This course will assist attendees in understanding the concepts of critical thinking and applying it to all aspects of the audit process.

Potential CPE Credits: 4.0
Govt Hours: This class meets 4.0 hours of the 24-hour requirement for governmental CPE under Government Auditing Standards (yellow book), in most cases.

Instruction Type: Live
Experience Level: ALL
Category: Business Management and Organization

Course Objectives

• Understand the basics of critical thinking, including definitions and terms

• Learn the importance of critical thinking and how it can help distinguish the audit department

• Learn the key steps in the critical thinking process and how to sell changes to the organization


None. YB 4.23(j)


Tali Ploetz

Tali Ploetz is an industry recognized expert in governance, risk, internal audit, fraud and compliance. Her personal mission is to provide practical training and advice designed to strengthen team member skillsets and improve corporate internal control environments to ultimately prevent issues/internal control breakdowns.

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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