Masterclass On Audit Report Writing 2018-Mumbai


Date and Time:

August 3, 2018 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Event Location:

Hotel Orchid, Mumbai, India

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Achromic Point and IIA India take this opportunity to inform and invite you to our upcoming “Masterclass on Audit Report Writing 2018” in Mumbai  on August 3, 2018 at Hotel Orchid.

This training session gives all participants a unique opportunity to go through all steps of preparation and writing of an internal audit report. Participants will also see how to present audit recommendations so that company management can use them for their management decisions. Persuasive communication is an essential skill for auditors at all levels, and high-quality audit reports are a key communication tool. By participating in this course, auditors in all sectors and at all levels will learn what goes into an effective audit observation and how to organize reports that meet professional standards, elicit management action, and communicate crucial messages to executives and board-level readers. By honing these skills, they can distinguish themselves in their current positions and prepare themselves for advancement.

⇒ 8 CPE Hours
⇒ Certificate from IIA India.

⇒ IIA Training Material (Global Content)

Topics being covered

Session 1
The Audit-Report Writing Task
•  Recognize the criteria for, and importance of, writing audit reports
•  Explain why audit reports are written
•  List the readers of your reports
•  Describe how readers use the reports
•  Describe limitations placed on your reports and on yourself as a report writer

Session 2
Components of Audit Observations
•  Complete the five components of an audit observation
•  Identify types of criteria
•  Create condition summaries
•  Determine levels of cause
•  Determine levels of effect (or consequence)
•  Create recommendations and action plans
•  List the components of audit observations

Session 3
Audit Report Structure
•  Construct an audit report
•  Evaluate the importance of the various sections included in audit reports
•  Apply one of the four formats to write an audit observation

  • Distinguish the advantages and disadvantages of different report formats

Session 4
Quality of Reporting
•  Develop reports that are accurate, objective, clear, concise, constructive, complete, and timely
•  Develop coherence
•  Practice objectivity
•  Ensure sentence clarity
•  Rephrase technical terminology
•  Write with readability and conciseness


  • Nikhel Kochhar
    (Anchor – Trainer)

  Chair Advocacy, The Institute of Internal Auditors India

• Huzeifa Unwala

  Senior Partner, JHS & Associates

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