Performance of Audit Interview & Audit Evidence

Objective:

The goal of this consultancy module is to become acquainted with, understand and apply appropriate interview techniques in various audit situations as well as the essential decision-theoretical audit methods for conducting an audit examination according to international standards (among others, those established by the Institute for Internal Auditors – IIA).

In order to achieve prompt and direct success during the performance of an audit – regardless of the audit-services discipline – well-developed interview techniques are indispensable, for example with respect to a compliance audit, an operational audit, a financial audit or a governance audit.

Topics:

  • Preparation of an audit interview
  • Suitable selection and configuration of interview participants
  • Application of the “corroborating evidence” technique for audit interviews
  • Discussion techniques for conducting an audit interview
  • Phase models for audit interviews
  • Post-processing of an audit interview
  • Significance and intrinsic value of information sources within the field of auditing
  • Evaluating and amalgamating items of information within the framework of an auditor’s constructivist decision-making perspective
  • Audit and detection risk with a focus on beta audit risk
  • Conscious selection of information sources
  • Integration and implementation of audit techniques within the risk-oriented audit procedure of an individual audit

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Audit Championship

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