Programme in preparation

IT Audit Methodology

Objectives

To better understand the methodology to audit the overall IT process according to best practices from ISACA. This training will develop and expand your audit knowledge of controls to properly identify and categorize risks and achieve audit objectives when auditing IT governance, network, project management and development life cycle.

Target Group

Internal auditors (all levels), compliance officers, business controllers, Senior & Middle Level management officers who want to learn about IT audit process.Preferred: at least 3 years’ experience in Audit and/or business control of bank’s processes, operations, procedures and organization.

Location and duration

In HoT partner countries: 3-4 pays (depending if sequential translation)

Virtual classroom: 3 sessions of 3,5 hours each.

Detailed programme Explode

AUDIT METHODOLOGY PRINCIPLES - REMINDER

  • Tips of a successful IT auditor
  • The audit processes
  • Audit of an IT project

IT GOVERNANCE

  • Strategy in organizational control
  • Overview of tactical IT management
  • Overview of business process reengineering
  • Understanding the auditor’s interest in operational delivery

NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY

Understanding computer architecture

  • Single processor-multiprocessor system
  • Open system interconnect model
  • Understanding how computers communicate

Physical network design

  • Network topologies
  • Network cable types
  • Network devices
  • Network services
  • Expanding the network
  • Network management

LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT

  • Governance in software development
  • Overview of steering committees
  • Change management
  • Overview of system development life cycle
  • Overview of data architecture
  • Decision support systems

IT SERVICE DELIVERY

  • IT operations (monitoring and change)
  • Systems monitoring
  • Network, capacity and problem management
  • IT performance indicators

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