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The 2020 Internal Audit Training Portal

Price is per online user of this course.

The 2020 Internal Audit Training Portal is aimed primarily at newly appointed internal auditors in all organisations from all sectors, globally. The Portal is fully cross-referenced to the Institute of Internal Auditor’s International Professional Practices Framework, although please note that this online course has not been endorsed by the IIA.

Our aim is to enable you to:

  1. Understand the principles and practices of professional internal auditing.
  2. Be able to contribute to delivering competent audits.

See below for further information.

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Why Internal Auditing?

Internal auditing is a crucial function that acts as an independent assurance and consulting activity that seeks to help an organisation manage significant risks to good governance and corporate success. Moreover, it is essential that internal auditing is undertaken by fully trained professionals. The Internal Audit Training Portal has provided an on-line introductory course for internal auditors for many years and in 2020, we prepared this updated version.

Course Content

Your stand-alone e-learning course will give you all you need to introduce you to the exciting world of internal auditing before you embark on your professional training.  Your Portal consists of four parts covering:

Part 01: The Audit Role and Context

  • Defining Internal Audit
  • History of Internal Audit
  • Scope of Audit Work
  • Range of Audit Services
  • Audit Independence
  • Audit Standards
  • The Audit Equation
  • Quality Assurance

Part 02: Governance, Risk Management and Controls

  • Corporate Governance
  • The Risk Cycle
  • Risk Registers
  • Risk Appeitie
  • Failed Controls
  • Basic Controls
  • Three Lines of Defence
  • Audit Assurances
  • Accountability and Blame

Part 03: Risk Based Auditing

  • Your RBA Model
  • Audit Planning
  • Good Evidence
  • Evidence Gathering
  • Fieldwork Summary
  • Audit Reporting
  • Audit Strategy

Part 04: Topical Issues

  • Audit Interviewing
  • Audit Consultancy
  • Audit Competence
  • Internal Investigations
  • Cyber Security
  • Fraud Risk Management
  • Fraud Red Flags
  • The Fraud Triangle
The Key Course Features

Your Training Portal has the following features to ensure you get the most from your investment in time and effort:

  • Over 30 short video presentation slideshows.
  • A practical Case Study with worked examples.
  • Extensive audio accompaniment.
  • Several interactive models.
  • A series of straightforward quizzes.
  • Numerous specially designed training models that follow a slideshow format.
  • Up-to-date guidance on governance, business risk management and controls.
  • All material fully cross-referenced to the IIA’s IPPF.
  • End of course test.

The 2020 Internal Audit Training Portal has been prepared by an experienced training consultant, who has written several books on internal auditing and related topics.  You should contact the Institute of Internal Auditors if you are considering a career as a professional internal auditor.

Course Aim and Course Audience

All internal audit staff should be properly trained to meet the increasing demands from the board and audit committee. Your updated course represents a stand-alone course that is aimed at budding auditors who have not yet had the opportunity to start their professional training. The introductory material will also be useful for business students and those considering a career in internal auditing, along with anyone who wants to know a bit more about this topic. Your 2020 Internal Audit Training Portal is fully cross-referenced to the IIA’s International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) and has one simple aim:

To give you a good understanding of the role and practice of internal auditing.

Your course consists of over 30 short slideshow videos with full audio accompaniment, while each video is followed by its own quiz to help consolidate your learning experience.

Course Duration

It should take around 5 to 6 hours, depending on how long you wish to spend exploring the portal and recapping the training material.


The cost of a single user for one year is £100 + VAT. There are multi-seat discounts available for annual licenses as follows:

10 or more users 10%

20 or more users 15%

30 to 50 users 20%

Discounts are calculated during the checkout process.

For larger orders please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected].

Payment Options

The most straight forward method of payment is to select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account. If you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected].


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