Preplanning Specific Audits
Include a 1-page brief that identifies steps that are most difficult to conduct when preparing for an audit.Reference: “Preplanning Specific Audits” section of Ch. 3, “Audit Process,” of CISA®: Certified Information Systems Auditor Study Guide.
Create a 1-page chart in Excel® that depicts the steps and actions that are needed to prepare an audit plan (see example below).
Include a 1-page brief that identifies steps that are most difficult to conduct when preparing for an audit.
|Identify restrictions on scope||Identify time constraints imposed upon the audit process, review audit objectives and risk strategy to determine the viability of the audit, terminate audits in the event that restrictions are too severe.|
|Plan Detailed Audit Objectives||Decompile compliance requirements into modular stages|
|Risk management strategy||Identify potential risks that the organization faces. Auditee should provide info on the organization.|