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Ask Better Questions, Get Better Answers, Perform Better Audits!


“SPIN” Selling the Audit with Improved Communication Skills


How do you really ask questions and get to the facts in the audit fieldwork interviewing process? Do you struggle with asking clients the right questions?


Inquiry and observation are two of the most important internal auditing skills. The ability to ask appropriate questions is powerful. Curiosity is the cornerstone of internal auditing; it requires auditors to ask a lot of questions. Continuously questioning clients is difficult.


Often auditors know what to ask, but many struggle with how to ask and how to listen. This session is designed to arm auditors with the tools necessary to create and sustain effective client communications through questions.


This timely, four hour CPE training event is designed for the internal auditor and others who wish to improve interviewing tradecraft skills.


By the end of this course, attendees will be able to:

- Identify and discuss the five elements of effective questions

- Understand the power of questions

- Identify and understand client personalities

- Describe and avoid the barriers to asking good questions

- Utilize a four phase approach to understanding the situation, identifying the problems, understanding the implications and determining the management action plan


Each attendee will receive 4 CPE Hours (YB). A certificate of completion will be provided.


Program Level of Understanding: Basic

Prerequisites: None

Advance Preparation: None

Delivery Format: Group Internet Based

NASBA Field(s) of Study: Auditing

CPE Credits: 4, based on 50 minutes of instruction per hour

Ask, Get, Perform

  • Offered every six weeks on Fridays at 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Central Time in four CPE-Credit event.

    We can schedule private events on your timetable for two or more attendees.

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