Houston IIA March 2024 Audit 201 Seminar
Event Description

SEMINAR:  Internal Audit 201 - Keys To Being An Effective Audit Senior

Date:  March 26-27, 2024

Time:  7:30am to 5:00pm each day

Location:  Petroleum Club / 1201 Louisiana Street, Floor 35  / Houston, TX  77002

This is an in-person event .   There will not be a virutal option available.

Parking:  No free parking options are available.  There are several public parking lots around the Petroleum Club.


  • 7:30-8:00 Arrival and breakfast
  • 8:00-11:30 Seminar
  • 11:30-12:30 Lunch
  • 12:30-4:30: Seminar

Seminar includes continental breakfast, 3 course hot lunch, and afternoon snack.

As a follow-up to Audit 101, Audit 201 helps professionals advance with this two-day course on becoming an effective Audit In-Charge. New audit team leaders must supervise and produce audit work and continually balance a hectic schedule so that every project meets audit management expectations. This training seminar gives audit seniors insight into how to review a file, manage a project and drafting audit reports. Additionally, this course will cover the interpersonal skills to supervise the audit team and interactions with auditees, even audit management. Auditors should not get promoted without taking this training seminar.

Who Should Attend: Financial, Operational, and Information Technology Auditors currently in the process of advancing to In-Charge 

Learning Objectives:

  • Attendees will learn how to identify audit risk and appropriate audit planning tools and techniques
  • Attendees will learn how to evaluate existing audit documentation
  • Attendees will discover the best techniques for team management
  • Attendees will discuss interpersonal and team-building skills
  • Attendees will understand the audit report creation process

Learning Topics:

  1. Audit In-Charge – Key Skills
    1. What are the Roles and Responsibilities of an Audit Senior?
    2. Evolution of Staff to Senior
  2. The Internal Audit Process
    1. Preliminary Risk Assessment
    2. Building Effective Test Scripts
    3. Fieldwork
    4. Audit Wrap-Up
    5. Internal Control Strategies
  3. Managing an Audit Engagement
  4. People-Centric Skills
  5. Fraud Auditing
  6. Audit Interviewing

Experience Level: Basic

Prerequisites: None

Recommended credit hours: 16 hours


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