Using Data Analytics in an Audit (Completed)

Date: Monday, February 17, 2020
Instructor: Robert K Minniti
Begin Time:  9:00am Pacific Time
10:00am Mountain Time
11:00am Central Time
12:00pm Eastern Time
CPE Credit:  2 hours for CPAs

This course is designed for individuals who would like to obtain a basic understanding of how to use data analytics to enhance an audit. We will review the various types of data analytics that are available to auditors. We will discuss the issues with validity and bias when performing data analytics. We will discuss using data analytics in all stages of the audit. Examples of data visualization tools will be provided for participants.

Who Should Attend
CPAs, CMAs, CFEs, CFOs, CEOs, employees, staff accountants and anyone who is interested in obtaining a basic understanding of data analytics in an audit.

Topics Covered

  • How to use data analytics to enhance an audit
  • Various types of data analytics that are available to auditors
  • Discuss the issues with validity and bias when performing data analytics
  • Discuss using data analytics in all stages of the audit
  • Examples of data visualization tools

Learning Objectives

  • Identify various types of data analytics that can be used to enhance an audit
  • Recognize and apply the various types of data analytics that are available to auditors

Level
Basic

Instructional Method
Group: Internet-based

NASBA Field of Study
Auditing (2 hours)

Program Prerequisites
None

Advance Preparation
None

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