Auditing Techniques for Lead Auditors

  • Start Date

    31 May, 2022

  • End Date

    03 Jun, 2022

  • Price


  • WiFi

    Free wifi

Event Details

This four day workshop focuses on the elements involved in auditing from the perspective of the lead auditor.  It sets out what is expected from a lead auditor and provides the necessary tools and techniques for those who have recently moved into the role or are soon to do so.



Managing Fieldwork

· Fieldwork methodology tools

· Sample evaluations

· Conducting effective fieldwork reviews


Effective communications

· Managing the audit team and client relationship

· Do’s and don’ts of effective meeting management

· The importance of effective communications


Fraud awareness

· High-potential areas for fraud occurrence

· Indicators of potential fraud

· Techniques for preventing fraud


The role of risk in the internal audit function

· Risk management terminology

· Internal audit’s roles and risk management


The lead auditor role

· Promoting the internal audit function

· Selecting and leading a team

· Developing the audit terms of reference


Internal audit today and the wider context

· Evidence of the changing control environment

· The internal audit governance framework

· Responsibilities of the internal audit department


Corporate governance and ethics

· Defining ethics and governance

· Understanding the importance of ‘tone at the top” and organizational culture

· Strategies for auditing ethics compliance


FOR WHOM: Top and Middle Level Internal Auditors desirous of updating themselves about current trends, new tools, techniques and strategies for the modern internal auditing


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.



1ST BATCH: 31st May – 3rd June, 2022

2ND BATCH: 15th – 18th Nov, 2022

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
15 Nov, 2022 18 Nov, 2022
Start Date End Date
31 May, 2022 03 Jun, 2022
  • Venue

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

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