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Course Description

Study Method: Training Center Location
Awarding Body: CPD for Certified Internal Auditors

Aim: This course is designed to help delegates to develop your skills in Audit Report Writing, and in understanding the key elements of an effective audit report that adheres to the International Standards for The Professional Practice of Auditing.

Course modules

This is a single module course. (All the information is on this course page).

Audit Report Writing


The key topic areas to be covered are:

  • The Purpose of an Audit Report
  • International Standards on Audit Reporting
  • Types and Forms Of Audit Reports
  • Contents of An Audit Report
  • Effective Audit Reports
  • Key Stages In The Construction Of An Audit Report – The Process
  • Effective Audit Report Writing
  • Audit Report Presentations
  • Client – Audit Relationships
  • Communication


Internal Auditors / Operational Managers from all levels within an organisation / Audit Committee Members / Board Members requiring a knowledge of internal audit and the corporate assurance process




Introduction and Objectives

9.15 – 10.45

Introduction to Audit Report Writing

The International Standards on Report Writing

Types and Forms Of Reports

Audit Report Contents

The Client Audit Relationship

10.45 – 11.00


11.00 – 11.45

Effective Audit Reports

The Client Audit Relationship

Critiquing Audit Reports

11.45 – 12.45

Key Stages In The Construction of an Audit Report – The Process

  1. Identify your audience
  2. Define your purpose
  3. Collect your ideas
  4. Select the material and decide

             how to show the significance of these points 

  1. Structure your ideas

12.45 – 13.45


13.45 – 15.15

Key Stages In The Construction of an Audit Report – The Process (Cont)

Effective Audit Report Writing

Audit Report Opinions

15.15 – 15.30


15.30 – 16.15

Effective Audit Report Writing

“Fog Factors”

16.15 – 16.45

Presentations Of Audit Reports

Key Aspects To Consider In Making Presentations

16.45 – 17.00

Final Review & Summary




Course sessions

Course prices include all study materials, access to BHBi online interactive learning system, access to dedicated expert tutor, all day refreshments, and 3-course lunch. Course sizes are restricted to ensure active student participation. Course prices exclude VAT.

Revision sessions include refreshments, and lunch. Prices exclude VAT.

Module Month Date Location Price Enrol
Audit Report Writing December
12/12/2016 to 12/12/2016
Cardiff £269

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