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Workshop on Project Management: Auditing Projects, Value for Money Audit and Project Risk Analysis


DATE: 11-13 SEPTEMBER 2019
VENUE: Park Inn Radisson, Kigali, Rwanda.

Course Content
1. Project and Program Management

  • Project Diversity – Different types of projects
  • The structure and organization of projects
  • Key players and roles
  • The risk profile of a typical project
  • The audit role in projects and programs
  • The internal auditor’s involvement in projects
  • Planning for audit action

2. Approaches to Project Management

  • Project Initiation - determining the nature and scope of the development
  • The importance of project planning
  • How to assess initial project risk?
  • Factoring in complexities – partnership operations, outsourced service providers, undue reliance, culture risk etc.

3. Auditing Projects

  • Understanding the Project Stages, Project risks, Project Roles and Responsibilities.
  • The Principles of Good Internal Control
  • Developing an Audit Program

4. Value for Money Audit as a component of Project Management
5. Project Organization – Roles & Responsibilities

  • The project team: people and risk factors associated with pace and stress
  • Understanding project metrics: Independent project
  • auditors, project offices and project accountants
  • Communications and Quality Issues

6. Project Risk

  • Project Risk assessment
  • Project Risk considerations-including, project risk planning, scope risk, resource risk, constraint management and managing activity risk.
  • Controlling additional costs and time penalties
  • Plan re-assessment

7. System Development Life Cycle

  • Development or Maintenance
  • Testing - Why do we need to test?
  • Documentation – Do we really need it?
  • Risks implicated
  • Typical Controls

Who should attend?

  • Anyone responsible for assessing or auditing projects, programs or project risk.
  • All who need to understand the complex factors and interweaving of risk in modern projects and who need to ensure that projects are properly controlled.
  • Internal auditors who have a basic understanding of the subject
  • Supervisory/competent/senior internal auditors: those who already have a sound, practical grasp of the fundamentals of internal auditing and manage staff

Date and Venue
The workshop will be held on 11th to 13th September 2019 at the Park Inn by Radisson, Kigali, Rwanda. Charges are Kshs. 58,000 and Kshs. 65,000 per person for members and non-members respectively. Members in attendance will earn 20 Hours of CPD.

NITA: The Institute is registered with National Industrial Training Authority (NITA/TRN/358(25b).

For reservation please call us on +254721615863/742143913. Please note that the last day on which reservations are accepted is 4 days before the date of the event.

Event Properties

Event Date 09-11-2019
Event End Date 09-13-2019
Individual Price Members 58000, Non-Members 65000
Location Park Inn Radisson
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