Expanding Your Use of Data Analytics for Audit

Author: Ken Petersen

CPE Credit:  1 hour for CPAs

This course discusses the reasons to use analytics, how auditors can determine analytical tests, and what organizations should put in place, besides a tool, to ensure a successful program. These topics are reviewed in the context of TeamMate Analytics, and a high level overview of TeamMate Analytics is reviewed.

Publication Date: July 2017

Designed For
People in organizations that would like to expand their existing audit analytics program or that don’t really have a program in place.

Topics Covered

  • Why organizations need an analytics program
  • Approaches for determining tests to use on an audit
  • Besides a tool, the other factors needs to be successful

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize reasons to use analytics
  • Identify how auditors can determine analytical tests
  • Differentiate what organization should implement, besides a tool, to ensure a successful program
  • Recognize how TeamMate Analytics data preparation tools can help save clients time
  • Identify how to advance the use of analytics within an organization
  • Recognize how pivot tables can easily be created from data
  • Define which test can easily identify missing records
  • Identify which anti-fraud controls are often used


Instructional Method

NASBA Field of Study
Business Management & Organization (1 hour)

Program Prerequisites

Advance Preparation

Registration Options
Regular Fee $49.00

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