March 2017 Meeting

Date: March 3, 2017

Location: University of Texas, Dallas

Address: 800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080

Time: 8:00am to 12:00pm (Breakfast will be provided)

Registration cost before February 24: $35 – Members and $45 – Non Members (Note: Refunds will not be issued after 5 pm on the Wednesday prior to the meeting)

Registration cost after February 24: Walk-ins: $45 – Members and $55 – Non Members

Meeting Title: Effective Audit Planning and Engagement Risk Assessments


Attendees will achieve the following:

  • Learn how to align their audit plan to the company’s strategic objectives
  • Learn how to identify audit risk by participating in exercises
  • Learn appropriate audit planning tools
  • Learn how to apply critical thinking skills to the planning and risk assessment phase to perform an effective audit
    participate in exercises to develop a sample audit work program

Session Description

If you fail to plan then you plan to fail. Planning is the foundation for every efficient and effective audit.  If audit teams take the time and methodical approach to build an audit risk assessment and plan the audit accordingly, they will increase the success rate exponentially.  This half day course will take attendees through the basics of audit level risk assessments and appropriate steps throughout the planning phase of an audit. 

CPEs Offered: 4 Hours Continuing Professional Education

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About the Speaker

Linh Truong is currently the CAE at Orthofix leading a team of 15 audit professionals (employees and contractors) worldwide.  She has more than 20 years of audit experience including being the former CAE of Kosmos Energy and Alon USA where she built the respective internal audit departments from ground zero.  She has spearheaded Fraud Risk Assessments and ERM initiatives at multiple companies. She has implemented first year SOX at three companies and have brought SOX compliance efforts in-house.

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