Audit and Control

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Audit and Control

The Audit and Control regional program is addressed to senior and mid-career public officials in charge of audit and internal control issues in countries of the MENA region. The program is designed and run by the Institut des Finances Basil Fuleihan of Lebanon in the Arabic language. 
The course presents the advantages of having an in-place advanced audit system in accordance with international standards. Public officials are shown how to set-up effective internal and external control systems at all levels of government to ensure the efficient spending of public funds. The program provides practical guidelines on how to set-up audit systems that include ex-ante controls as well as ex-post systems in addition to providing an overview of the legal framework required to support the implementation of effective monitoring systems. It introduces internal audit mechanisms in line with auditing standards with regards to staffing, planning and reporting such as dual control in processing transactions as well as timely reconciliation of accounts, sanctions for non-compliance, asset management systems, adequate management reporting systems, and random operational performance audits amongst other topics.
The program consists of a combination of presentations by subject-matter specialists, self-assessment exercises as well as work groups and case studies. It offers a platform for participants to present their country cases, in an effort to encourage the regional exchange of expertise and to bring local practices in line with international standards. 
The program total duration is 35 hours spread over a period of 5 days. At the end of the program, participants are expected to have acquired the analytical skills of a “professional auditor. 
The training material was prepared by international and local experts, in collaboration with the World Bank and ADETEF.

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