AUD 6115

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(Last Modified:10-Apr-2014)

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You will learn to write quality audit reports and explain the audit process by which they are generated. This course examines the audit process and then relates the audit report to this process. The audit process includes communication (writing techniques), planning (audit program), working papers (conclusion/note), the audit report (purpose, attributes), and follow-up.

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Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • Identify the relationship of the audit report to DCAA's Charter, Strategic Plan, and Vision Statement;
  • Apply DCAA preferred writing techniques to explanatory notes including: identifying active and passive voice, common writing errors and how to correct those errors, punctuation, use of numbers, and reviewing the work of others;
  • Define factors that may impact the audit including: planning, audit programs, audit requests, and agenda sheets;
  • Determine if working papers comply with Agency policy and professional standards;
  • Identify major CAM requirements for a quality audit report;
  • Explain GAGAS and Agency policy requirements for follow-up on audit reports and the benefits of effective follow-up;
  • Identify misused and troublesome words.
  • Target Attendees
    All auditors
    AUD 1320 or 1231, Intermediate Contract Auditing
    Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable as a substitute for this course until the acceptance date specified below.)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
    None None None None
    Course Length
    5 Classroom days
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Resident
    Equivalent Courses None
    ACE Recommended Credits N/A
    PDS Code  
    DAU Public (material/prework) N/A
    Continuing Education Units   0
    Continuous Learning Points  0
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
  • This training is conducted by DCAA. DCAA training is intended for DCAA auditors, and their residential courses are not open to non-government employees. Click the “Apply for this Course” icon in the upper right corner of your screen to request further information.
  • 34CPE (CPE credit currently only available to DCAA employees)