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20 March 2024 to 21 April 2024
WHO Headquarters
Europe/Zurich timezone

The World Health Organization, Office of Internal Oversight will host an intermediate/advanced performance auditing training course. The training will be conducted by the Center for Audit Excellence (CAE) from the United States Government Accountability Office.

The training is designed to benefit organizations by enhancing performance audit capacity including strengthening internal audit process cycle as well as identifying the tools/skills required for a more effective and impactful performance audit program.

The programming will include a focus on audit planning, scoping, quality, report messaging, and recommendation follow up. Likewise, the training will focus on reporting and communications by enhancing current communications and product lines for greater impact in findings.

The training will be delivered through interactive sessions for auditors and investigators who have an audit background or credentials. Training topics will include a 2-day performance audit course, followed by courses on assessing evidence and internal controls, message and report development, and recommendation follow-up.

The multi-day training session will draw from and include learning from the following elements:

• Audit Design, Scope, and Methodologies

• Planning and Scoping Performance Audits—Use of a Design Matrix

• Understanding and Assessing Internal Control in Audits

• Collecting and Assessing Evidence to Produce Sound Audit Findings

• Critical Thinking: Principles and Practices for Auditors

• Effectively Leading and Managing Audits

• Message Development and Report Writing

• Critically Reviewing Drafts

• Writing Effective Recommendations

WHO Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland
Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland Training Room 505
Registration for this event is currently open.