When: October 1, 2014 - 0800-1630
Where: RTP HQ
ISACA-RTC Members - $50 (Log in to register)
Affiliated Organizations (IIA, ISSA, Othe ISACA Chapters) - $75
All Others: $100
CPEs: Upto 8
Handouts: RCA And OAI
Session I Root Cause Analysis (0800-1200)
Have you ever communicated a recommendation only to discover the implemented recommendation didn’t resolve the problem? Do you feel like you identify symptoms of problems? Does your organization use the Band-Aid approach to correcting communicated audit findings? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this course is for you.
Root cause analysis is a process to identify and resolve the root cause behind problems to prevent recurring failures. As part of the audit process, root cause analysis is an essential element of communicating findings and determining the corrective actions.
While management should perform root cause analysis, they often don’t have the time and will simply implement a recommendation provided by the auditors. This means that auditors must complete a root cause analysis. However, identifying the root cause is hard and often overlooked by auditors. Moreover, the root cause may be politically sensitive when communicated by auditors. Objectives include:
Session II Optimized Audit Interviewing (1300-1700)
Interviewing is a very important skill in the internal audit process. To effectively communicate and ease the concerns of the auditee is as an important as an effective audit process. This half-day course will take attendees through the entire interview process, learning best practices for each step and how to manage different personality types. Objectives include:
Speaker: Danny Goldberg
Danny M. Goldberg is the Founder of GOLDSRD (www.GOLDSRD.com), a leading provider of Staff Augmentation, Executive Recruiting and Professional Development services. Previous, Danny led the Professional Development and Executive Recruiting Practices at Sunera. Mr. Goldberg re-purchased his practice that he sold to Sunera in 2011. Prior to joining Sunera in January 2011, Danny founded SOFT GRC, an advisory services and professional development firm. Danny has over 16 years of audit experience, including five as a CAE/Audit Director at two diverse companies.