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Level 7 Accounting & Finance

ACC703: Strategic Auditing (ACC703)


Description
The aim of this unit is to help learners understand the ability to choose and apply suitable investigative techniques to a variety of situations that are simple and non-simple in the accounting environment. The unit provides an emphasis on the aims, objectives and methods of auditors and their contribution to the achievement of a true and fair view on the published accounts.
Content
  • Course Outline
  • ACC703: Strategic Auditing Course Outline
  • 1. LECTURER DELIVERY DECK
  • Strategic Auditing - DECK
  • 2. RECOMMENDED TEXTBOOKS
  • The Essential Handbook of Internal Auditing
  • 3. READING MATERIALS
  • 1.1 - Identify the history and current regulatory environment for auditing
  • 1.2 - Evaluate on the historical and current regulatory environment
  • 2.1 - Identify the rules of professional conduct
  • 2.2 - Identify the critical application of the rules of professional
  • 3.1 - Identify the importance of legal and professional requirements
  • 3.2 - Evaluate the identified requirements on the performance of audit
  • 4.1 - Identify and analyse an audit strategy in general
  • 4.2 - Critically analyse the effectiveness of the audit monitoring process
  • 5.1 - Identify the risk involved in the process of auditing
  • 5.2 - Categorise appropriate measures to minimise the risk identified
  • 6.1 - Identify the link between preparation of accounts and the audit
  • 6.2 - Explain the link between preparation of accounts and the audit
  • 4. JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
  • JOURNAL - A discussion of auditor judgment as the critical component
  • JOURNAL - Audit Committee Effectiveness
  • JOURNAL - Audit Risk Managment
  • JOURNAL - Continuous monitoring of business process controls
  • 5. CASE STUDIES
  • 6. ASSIGNMENT
  • ACC703: Strategic Auditing Assignment
  • 7. ASSIGNMENT DROP BOX
  • Assignment DropBox
  • JOURNAL - Evolution of Auditing
  • JOURNAL - Implications of Regulatory Prescriptions and Audit Standards
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed