Report Writing and Communication Skills for Auditors

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  • Start Date

    24 Nov, 2020

  • End Date

    27 Nov, 2020

  • Price

    ₦175,000

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    Free wifi available

Event Details

By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Simplify your reports and enhance their readability
  • Significantly enhance the impact of your reports
  • Make your reports easier to write, easier to review and easier for management to implement
  • Improve the acceptance and implementation of your recommendations
  • Use all your interpersonal skills more efficiently
  • Manage your time more effectively
  • Negotiate more successful outcomes
  • Apply proven listening skills

 

CONTENT

Audit Reports – Your Shop Window

  • The challenges of audit reporting
  • The main problems with audit reports
  • The need to create impact
  • Analysis of 4 actual reports
  • Evaluation of your own reports – using a proven method
  • The Executive summary

 

Best Practice Audit Reports

  • The psychology of audit reports
  • Writing reports with impact
  • The need to make reports more positive
  • How to simplify the content
  • Highlighting the issues that really matter
  • Improving the review process

 

Keeping the Report as Simple as Possible

  • The main report
  • Writing a clear, concise report
  • Forming and expressing the audit opinion
  • Recommendations and action plans
  • Finalising the report
  • The need for follow-up – should this be carried by IA?

 

Effective Communication – the Key Audit Goal

  • The challenges for auditors
  • The characteristics of effective communication
  • The impact on productivity of clear communication
  • Interpersonal skills for auditors
  • Influencing
  • The power of senior management and stakeholder engagement

 

Negotiation and Listening

  • The power of Effective negotiation
  • Negotiating during each audit phase
  • The need for win-win solutions
  • Listening - the most important audit skill?
  • Types of listening and the importance for IA
  • Time Management

 

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.

 

Date:

1ST BATCH                        16th – 19th June, 2020

2ND BATCH                       24th – 27th November, 2020

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
16 Jun, 2020 19 Jun, 2020
Start Date End Date
24 Nov, 2020 27 Nov, 2020
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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