Governance, Strategy and Risk Management / IS Auditing
Topics covered in the GSRM/ISA module will include:
- Corporate Governance – functioning, responsibilities and performance assessment of governing bodies; audit committees.
- Strategy – mission, vision, values and corporate culture; strategic planning process; key stakeholders; external and internal influences.
- Risk management – approach, categories and specific types of risk; risk identification tools; documentation; risk assessment strategies and implementation.
- IS Auditing – internal control concepts and frameworks; IT planning, monitoring and improvements; IT environment and general controls; IT control guidelines and control objectives for information and related technologies; key controls understanding, testing and compensating; implications of deficiencies.
The classroom sessions will focus on areas that are more complex or that students historically have found more difficult.