Masterclass On Audit Report Writing – Mumbai


Date and Time:

August 26, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Event Location:

Hotel Hilton, Mumbai, India

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 Achromic Point and The Institute of Internal Auditors India take this opportunity to inform and invite you to their upcoming seminar on“Masterclass on Audit Report Writing” in the city of Mumbai on 26th & 27th August, 2016.

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.

 This is a hands-on course that focuses on the organization and structure of audit reports, and includes case study activities for practicing the basics of audit report writing.

 * 16 CPE Hours

 * IIA Training Material

* Certificate from IIA India.

 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.

Who can attend:

Ø  Managers and staff of internal audit and internal control departments,

Ø  Who want to optimize the process of internal auditor’s report preparation and to create well written reports that can be used to bring about positive change and improvements

Ø  Managers and staffs who use internal auditor’s report in their work.


  • Nikhel Kochhar                                                                                                                                                        President, The Institute of Internal Auditors India, Delhi Chapter
  • Deepak Wadhawan                                                                                                                                                Chief Executive, The Institute of Internal Auditors India
  • Satish Shenoy                                                                                                                                                            Immediate Past President of Bombay Chapter, The Institute of Internal Auditors India, Bombay
  • Huzeifa Unwala                                                                                                                                                       Senior Partner, NMAH & Co.
  • Manoj Agarwal                                                                                                                                                              Head of Internal Audit, Metro Shoes Limied
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