IT- Application Controls

Training Duration: 2 days

Training Delivery Method: On-site, instructor-led course; or online, instructor-led course

Prerequisites: IT controls background, IT auditing background

What Problem Does This Training Help Solve? Helps you understand and implement IT application controls to mitigate IT risks

Who Should Attend? IT control professionals, IT auditors, IT security professionals, IT application developers, IT applications project managers, IT application system designers

Course Material: Content-rich manual/course handouts consisting of about 270 foils

Course Syllabus:

This seminar is designed to provide participants with an understanding of key risks and controls related to auditing applications including processing, security, transaction integrity, balancing and reconciliations, as well as IT general controls that support critical aspects of application processing.

Topics to be covered:

    • Applications systems and IT
    • Application systems control objectives
    • Life of an application transaction
    • System development life cycle and application controls
    • Controls: buy vs. build
    • Applications and application controls
    • Business-centric application audit planning
    • Data input controls
    • Data processing controls
    • Data output controls
    • IT general controls and their effect on business applications
    • DE and OE testing of application controls
    • End-user applications and controls
    • Art and science of sampling
    • Frauds through application systems