Information Technology Audit
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Monday – Friday (9:00a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
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Certificate of Achievement
The Information Technology/ Systems (IT) Audit course embraces the acquisition of skills and competencies that will enhance the participant’s roles as audit professionals. It is set within the context of ensuring an understanding of key strategic, policy and management frameworks and standards in the area of IT Audit. The programme goals, strategies, and objectives are founded on the Competency-Based Education and Training (CBET) philosophy. This programme places great emphasis on practical IT Audit competencies. The infusion of competency-based principles, will also emphasis practical knowledge, best practices and contemporary approaches to the conduct of IT audits.
Qualifications and experience equivalent to the senior auditor, FMG/AS 3. That is, have over three (3) years general auditing experience with a first degree or other equivalent qualifications and have an appreciation for Information Technology. Consideration will be given to individuals with four (4) years audit experience but do not possess a first degree. As well, consideration will be given to individuals with less than 4 years experience who completed Level 1 of the General Auditing Technique course
Module 1 Overview of Professional Ethics, Key Standards, and Best Practices ; Module 2 Overview of IT hardware and software concepts, including Networking, Operating Systems, and Databases ; Module 3 Effective Governance of Information Technology ; Module 4 Overview of IT Controls ; Module 5 Introduction to Information Security Governance and Management ; Module 6 Unit I Developing a Risk-Based Approach to Information Technology Audit ; Unit II Planning and Executing Risk-based Information Technology Audit Engagements; Module 7 Computer-Assisted Audit Techniques (CAAT) Foundation: Introduction to the use of CAATs (optional)
The program targets potential and current supervisors, audit managers and Chief Internal Auditors and any individual responsible for evaluating GOJ’s audit function.