Ch 5: Process for Delivery of Audit Services

About This Chapter

Allow us to support you in your study of the process for delivery of audit services by going through this chapter. You can review major concepts associated with project management and performing audits.

Process for Delivery of Audit Services - Chapter Summary

Comprehending the process used for the delivery of audit services is an important government auditing topic. When you use the resources in this chapter, you will become much more confident on the following topics:

  • Examples of project management
  • Elements of a project
  • Laws and regulations of planning
  • Perspective of auditors in the public sector
  • How to monitor the results of an audit
  • Three types of formal reports

Depending on your learning style and preferences, you can watch video lessons or read the lesson transcripts. Both of them contain the same information, just in a different format. This option allows you the flexibility and convenience to study in a way that benefits you the most. Take a quiz at the end of each lesson to assess your knowledge of the material covered.

5 Lessons in Chapter 5: Process for Delivery of Audit Services
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What is Project Management? - Definition & Examples

1. What is Project Management? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you will learn about the definition of project management. An example of project management will be used to give a general understanding of the topic.

Project Management: Elements of a Project

2. Project Management: Elements of a Project

In this lesson, learn what defines a project and what the elements of a project are. This will serve as a high-level overview and introduction to the world of project management.

Risk & Control Assessment Practices for Auditors

3. Risk & Control Assessment Practices for Auditors

Auditors are responsible for assessing risk and identifying internal controls that help organizations mitigate risk. In this lesson, we'll learn what practices and standards they use to assess risk and internal controls, both financial and operational.

Performing Audits & Communicating Results: Steps & Delivery

4. Performing Audits & Communicating Results: Steps & Delivery

Financial and performance audits conducted by government auditors should follow Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS). In this lesson, we'll discuss what those standards are related to audit steps and reporting audit results.

Formal Reports as Problem-Solving Documents: Criteria & Standards

5. Formal Reports as Problem-Solving Documents: Criteria & Standards

How do organizations solve problems and evaluate solutions? In this lesson, we'll examine the role of formal reports in organizational problem-solving, including the three major types of formal reports and the criteria for a great formal report.

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