Project Management for Internal Auditors

Seminar Overview

In the past few decades, organizations have discovered something incredible: the principles that have been used to create enormous successes in large projects can be applied to projects of any size to create amazing success. As a result, many employees are expected to understand project management techniques and how to apply them to projects of any size.

The Project Management workshop will give participants an overview of the entire project management process, as well as, key project management tools that they can use every day. Specifically, how the project cycle mirrors the internal audit cycle, how to utilize project management for a more efficient and effective audit and how project management promotes transparent, continuous communication.

Who Should Attend

Auditors who would like to further understand the basics of project management (NASBA Field of Study: Business Management & Organization).


Workshop Objectives

Define projects, project management, and project managers

Identify the five process groups and nine knowledge areas as defined by the PMI

Perform a project needs assessment and write goals, requirements, and deliverables

Build an audit project schedule by estimating time, costs, and resources

Monitor and maintain the project

Perform basic management tasks, including leading status meetings and ensuring all documents are complete at the end of the project