IT Audit & COBIT

Course Description

To what extent do the IT activities in your organization overlap with your business goals and organization?
The IT Audit Seminar is a two-day program designed for auditors in the fields of finance, operation and IT, who seek to build on their technical and operational knowledge in audit information technologies and business processes.

In this program, the participants will be provided with the following:

  • Approach and information about IT audit as required by the current standards,
  • Introduction to the CobiT model,
  • Tools and methods necessary to audit the already established systems, the new systems in development, and the activities carried out by the IT department,
  • Technological knowledge necessary to audit automated business systems,
  • Audit techniques of processes in place, control points and methods,
  • Organization risks of data processing functions and their relationship with the organization’s other activities.

Who Should Attend

  • IT auditors
  • IT managers
  • Members of the boards of auditors
  • Managers with risk management responsibility
  • Financial auditors
  • Top level executives


Training participants will build on their technical and operational knowledge, and will acquire information on how to audit business processes through examples.

Training Outline

  • Introduction Seminar
  • The BRSA (Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency) Approach to the Information Systems Audit
  • CobiT goals and scope
  • Parts and products of CobiT
  • Framework details
  • Risk management
    • CobiT
  • Planning and Organization
  • Supply and Implementation
  • Service Delivery and Support
  • Monitoring and Assessment
    • Implementing CobiT
  • Project team
  • Duties and responsibilities
  • Project plan
    • Other Standards and CobiT
  • ITIL (ISO 20000)
  • Information Security (ISO 27001)
  • Business Continuity (ISO 22301/BS 25999)

Training Duration

2 Days