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Writing Effective Audit Observations

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Writing Effective Audit Observations

Time: January 25, 2018 from 1pm to 2:30pm
Location: 26468 E Walker Dr, Aurora, Colorado 80016-6104
Street: 26468 E Walker Dr, Aurora, Colorado 80016-6104
City/Town: Aurora
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Phone: 7209961616
Event Type: online, webinar
Organized By: Training Doyens
Latest Activity: Nov 27, 2017

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The key to writing an effective audit observation is having a comprehensive structured process.  The Institute of Internal Auditors recommends a process known as the 5Cs:

  • Criteria
  • Condition
  • Cause
  • Consequences (Effect)
  • Corrective Action (Recommendation)


A well written audit observation adds value to your clients by providing:

  • Concise, understandable, and persuasive observations
  • Actionable recommendations


Review of the following recommended observation standards in detail:

  • Criteria (Standard used for comparison of area under review)
  • Condition (Current status used in the comparison)
  • Cause (Reason that the Condition does not meet the Criteria)
  • Consequence (Risk if not corrected)
  • Corrective Actions (Action needed to manage the risk)

Exercises for each component


  • Chief Audit Executives
  • Audit Directors
  • Audit Supervisors
  • Audit Managers
  • Staff Auditors
  • Government Auditors
  • Compliance Auditors
  • Internal Control Specialists
  • Public Accountants
  • Accounting Analysts
  • Business Analysts
  • Quality Control Specialists



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