Internal Controls for Auditors — Assessing Risk and Controls in Government Audits

Government auditors at all levels will gain a better appreciation and understanding of internal control systems and how to assess their effectiveness.

Learning Objectives

This course covers:

  • Auditing standards and internal controls
  • Control frameworks from around the world
  • GAO’s Green Book — Standards for Internal Control in the Federal Government
  • Risk assessment model from an auditor’s perspective
  • Assessment document for internal controls
  • Elements of an audit finding and the relationship to internal controls
  • When to recommend preventive controls versus detective controls
  • Effectively conveying audit results and internal control findings

Related Courses

  • CGFM Course 3: Governmental Financial Management and Control
  • Internal Controls for Managers and Staff — Running an Effective Government Organization 
  • Internal Controls in the Federal Government — Understanding A-123 
  • Field(s) of Study

    Auditing (Governmental)

    Course Length

    1 day

    Course Level

    Basic

    Instructor(s)

    Hancox, Dave

    CPE Hours

    8

    Group Cost

    $4,500
    Questions? onsitecourses@agacgfm.org or 703.684.6931, ext. 303.