Internal Audit and Finance

Training for Internal Audit and Finance

Training Name Date Location
Technical Internal Audit Report Writing 22/11/2017 - 23/11/2017 Jakarta
Business Forecasting Bootcamp 23/11/2017 - 24/11/2017 Singapore

Operational Risk Management

The turmoils in the global financial markets clearly indicates the degree of risk associates with managing the funds and investments in any organization.  Many investors & money managers were exposed to losses in positions ranging from cash equivalents to the most highly structured transactions such as CDOs and credit derivatives.  Now more than ever it is critical that any organization engaged in treasury or investment management activities needs to be aware of the unique benefits and risks associated with the cutting edge investment products and strategies available to today’s market participants. Please click here & fill in your details to receive the course brochure with more information from us.

Risk Assessment for Derivatives – Product, Strategies & Operations

Derivatives allow the risks of certain financial exposures to be transferred from one party to another. Utilizing derivatives can be a risky, but not utilizing derivatives is gambling on uncertainty. By incorporating derivative strategies into financial strategies it is possible to effectively reduce or transfer risk in investment portfolios and entire balance sheets. There are many companies that have incurred substantial losses over the years using derivatives. Many were due to the lack of training and understanding, management oversight, lack of internal controls, poor risk management and a misunderstanding of the inherent risk in these products and strategies. Many of these organizations were trying to obtain excessive returns without appreciating the risks associated with derivatives. Our best defense is to learn from past massive losses and improve our risk management and internal controls. Please click here & fill in your details to receive the course brochure with more information from us.

Understanding and Implementing the Basel III Framework

The implementation of the Basel III risk-based capital standards was intended to address the risks that were inadequately addressed by the Basel II regime.  While there are clearly many positive aspects of the new international proposals, it is also clear that there are many implementation issues from both a global and regional perspective associated with the Basel III requirements. Please click here & fill in your details to receive the course brochure with more information from us.

IT Risk & Security Management

With the release IT Governance frameworks, requirements for risk management and new international standards entering the market, the pressure is mounting to ensure that all your IT risks are identified and ensure necessary action is taken – be this to mitigate them, accept or ignore them. So, how safe is your current IT system? What are the risks that your organization is being exposed to?
The solution to this challenge is to establish an effective risk management process that protects the organization, not just its IT assets, and provides it with the ability to perform its mission. Please click here & fill in your details to receive the course brochure with more information from us.

168 Ways to Improve Audit Reports

Writing effective audit reports must be the most important aspect of the Internal Audit process. It is the main deliverable and the only written information audit customers receive. The course is designed to challenge your thinking about the whole approach to writing and reviewing audit reports. It is targeted at both auditors and audit managers. Heads of Internal Audit will also benefit
significantly from attending.

Attend this workshop and learn how to enhance the impact of your reports, improve their clarity and brevity, increase the percentage of recommendations implemented, create more focused audit opinions, reduce the lead time for their issue, appreciate the do’s and don’ts of effective reports, understand the words and phrases to avoid, benchmark your audit reports against worldwide best practice. Please click here & fill in your details to receive the course brochure with more information from us.

Risk Based Operational Auditing

A practical guide to risk based operational auditing of core business processes coupled with insights on how to audit major contracts and projects, joint venture companies and outsourced operations
The Overall objectives are to achieve the following , expand knowledge and skills beyond financial and compliance audits, Understand the tools managers use to achieve organizational objectives, Learn how to use control frameworks during operational audits and Plan a risk based operational audit. Please click here & fill in your details to receive the course brochure with more information from us.

MasterClass in Internal Audit Best Practices

This is an intensive two-day master class is for Heads of Audit and Senior Audit managers to enable them to up-date themselves on best practices. In particular, we will look at Enhancing the satisfaction of key stakeholders (i.e. the Audit Committee and Senior Management) with the work of Internal Audit. Opportunities for efficiencies, using Lean Auditing techniques, that will enable audit to cope with increased workload demands, with limited additional resources. Improving the Internal Audit planning process. Optimising working relationships with other functions – such as compliance, the external auditors and other assurance function. Improving the impact of audit reports. Please click here & fill in your details to receive the course brochure with more information from us.

Lean Auditing

An Opportunity to “Take Stock” of Best Practices of the Effectiveness, Efficiency and Impact of your Audit Team. Lean Auditing is about the application of Lean thinking to the Internal Audit. We are delighted to be bringing to the Asia Pacific region one of the most practical workshop for Internal Auditors! Please click here & fill in your details to receive the course brochure with more information from us.

Enterprise Risk Management

Defining and implementing a firm-wide perspective on risk is a challenge that management can no longer ignore.  Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) has emerged as the leading practice for organizations wanting not only to survive but thrive under this new paradigm.  This course is designed for risk managers, auditors, regulatory examiners/inspectors, and consultants that manage and assess risk on a daily basis.  Interactive classroom discussions coupled with assessments of case studies based on industry developments will ensure that every attendee will enhance their understanding of ERM and in addition gain valuable tools for their risk management toolkit to take back to their organizations. Please click here & fill in your details to receive the course brochure with more information from us.

Internal Audit Practitioner

Energised by the need to provide broader assurance and the new risk based approach, many Internal Audit functions find they need to perform a much more comprehensive spectrum of audits than ever before. In particular the addition of internal consultancy has introduced an entirely different dimension to the profession. Practitioners have now to expand their role as facilitators and advisors at the same time demonstrating that they are adding measurable added value. Please click here & fill in your details to receive the course brochure with more information from us.

Quality Assuring IA Function

The Institute of Internal Audit standards require that the chief audit executive develop and maintain a quality assurance and improvement program that covers all aspects of the internal audit activity. The quality assurance and improvement program must include both internal and external assessments. This workshop provides everything you need to ensure that you can meet these requirements and demonstrate added value to your business. Please click here & fill in your details to receive the course brochure with more information from us.

Managing & Assessing Treasury & Investment Risks

The recent turmoil in the global financial markets clearly indicates the degree of risk associates with managing the funds and investments of any organization. Investors and money managers were exposed to losses in positions ranging from cash equivalents to the most highly structured transactions such as CDOs and credit derivatives. Now more than ever it is critical that any organization engaged in treasury or investment management activities needs to be aware of the unique benefits and risks associated with the cutting edge investment products and strategies available to today’s market participants. Please click here & fill in your details to receive the course brochure with more information from us.

Cost control management

For all organisations, costs are the most controllable element of our financial performance, whether in the public or private sector. In a challenging economic environment, sensibly managing and controlling costs has never been more important. Controlling costs does not just mean across-the-board cutbacks that commonly do more damage than good. Properly and professionally controlling costs means having a clear competence in understanding cost management and cost control within the wider context of the overall business strategy.

You will learn how to control and manage ALL the costs of your organisation. Understand and fully analyse the actual and forecast expenditure – and the underlying business causes of such costs – using a variety of cost analysis techniques. Learn how to establish sustainable cost efficiency programmes – Identify different ways to calculate costs and how best to determine your company’s profitability and plan for future investments and expansion Focus on spending to create maximum value Supply cost information for use in corporate decision making and predict cost behaviour by estimating costs. Please click here & fill in your details to receive the course brochure with more information from us.