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One Day Seminar: The Audit of Strategy

Course Code: IAD413 CPE Hours: 8
Course Start Date: January 25, 2019 Course End Date: January 25, 2019
Time: 9.00 AM - 5.00 PM Registration Deadline : December 16, 2018
Level of course: Level 1 Trainer: Stan Dormer
Competency areas: Internal Audit Delivery [IAD] Course venue: M Hotel Singapore/Oasia Hotel Novena
Course fee (IIA/ ISACA member): $770.40 (Inclusive of GST) Course fee (non-member): $995.10 (Inclusive of GST)
Other Memberships valid for discount: 10% off non-member rate for ISCA and ACCA member
Lunch Provided: Yes Tea Break: Yes
Course Overview:

Success or failure of an organisation's chosen strategies has a huge impact on the organisation's reputation, longevity, performance and the confidence of its stakeholders. This intensive short course provides an ideal introduction to the complex subject of auditing strategy and strategic risk.

Internal auditors who are keen to acquire skills to assess and audit strategies and strategic risks, particularly for Senior Manager and above

Course description :

After completion you will be able to:
• Identify the critical differences between strategic objectives and other types of organisational objective;
• Understand strategic plans, business cases and how strategy can be measured; and
• Undertake an audit of organisational strategy.
The course is accompanied by a fully detailed manual that contains detailed course notes, examples and practical work.

About Strategy
• What constitutes strategy – how do you define strategy?
• Why do organisations need to articulate strategy if they are already successful?
• What's the difference between strategic risk and other types of risk?
• How do you measure strategic outcomes?
• Why should auditors bother themselves with organisational strategy?

Auditing Strategy
• Is auditing strategy any different from auditing any other process?
• Auditing strategic objectives and strategic plans – what should I examine?
• How strategic objectives are created and set – what's the process?
• How to assess initial strategic risk: good and bad strategies; tangible and intangible business cases; costs – benefits – and measurable outputs and outcomes
• Key targets, critical success factors and other indicators of strategic progress
• Factoring in complexity – dealing with the unknown or uncontrollable risks
• Locating and uncovering the unintended effects of strategic choices
• Strategy reassessment and measuring of variance
• Auditing strategies mid-term
• Auditing strategy post completion yields
• Lessons learnt from strategic failure

Mr Stan Dormer, BSc FIIA, is a recognised expert in the field of auditing, risk, information systems technologies and governance.

The Director of Education and Training for Mindgrove, UK Stan's career spans more than three decades of professional assignments. Stan's work has included research, risk and project management, IT security, compliance and auditing and the development of training and learning systems.
Internationally respected, Stan is highly regarded for his innovation, knowledge and enthusiasm within his subject areas.

A fellow of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors and co-founder of the Institute's COMPACS series of conferences that ran for 21 years, Stan runs a variety of annual training programmes on the Institute's behalf.

Stan is the author of numerous IT articles and publications, as well as primary learning programmes supporting professional level qualifications (MIIA, PIIA, QiCA, CISA) for auditors. With his in-depth knowledge and expertise, Stan has run Master-Classes at numerous conferences including: SOPAC IIA Australia and NZ; Europe's biggest computer security event – COMPSEC; the Institute of Chartered Accountants' IT specialist forum – CHARTAC; CIPFA events; global ISACA events; the all-Ireland series of Computer Audit and Security Conferences – COSAC; the pan-African information security and control conferences – ISM; and the member meetings of The Open Group and the ACE Audit Automation series of conferences.

Stan was the inventor of the first practical Resident Continuous Audit Monitoring system embedded in an operating system. His developments include an integrated risk driven audit methodology, a formal approach to the development of Enterprise Risk Architectures, and most recently the successful development and use of Process Engineering methods in Auditing.

You can utilise the training credits which will expire on 31 May 2019 for this training/seminar,etc. Please contact to verify the availability of your training credits.

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Group Discount
Register as a group of 4 or more participants for the same course and enjoy a 10% group discount!
Applicable for participants from the same company registered within the same day. Discount will be indicated and processed on a single invoice.

Terms and Conditions
1. Registered participants will be liable for the full fee even in the event of non-attendance.
2. A processing fee of $100 will be imposed for any cancellation. Cancellation must be submitted in writing 7 days prior to the event date and subject to IIAS’s approval. Substitutions will be permitted and conditions will apply.
3. All registrations must "Proceed to Payment" to complete registration. Full payment must be received prior the course commencement.
4. Contact Person will be notified VIA EMAIL upon successful registration of the course. 
5. Complimentary parking will be provided on a first-come-first-served-basis.
6. IIAS reserves the right to revise the programme as necessary.
7. IIAS reserves the right to cancel or postpone the training should the minimum class size is not met.


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