Unformatted text preview: and IT users developing appropriate IT governance and control in their company. We also talked about the IT audit life cycle, and how their basic step is similar to a financial audit. We also discussed about that role does people skills play in an audit. I think that people skills play a very important role in an audit as well as their experience as an auditor. We talked about the differences between internal and external audit and should a company have both, which I personally think they do to help maximize the most effectiveness and efficiency of the company. Last, but not lease, another topic we discussed was computer-assisted auditing techniques also known as CAAT. This topic was very interesting to me because I’ve never heard of CAATs before. After reading about CAATs, I think I think all components of an audit should be automated because this process helps make generating audits reports fast and easy....
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- Spring '09
- Financial audit, financial statement audit