An Interactive 5-Day Training Course

Auditing Corporate Governance

Assessing How Your Business is Directed and Controlled

Auditing Corporate Governance

Course Overview

Corporate Governance is now one of the hottest topics in the business world. It is both a regulatory requirement and a business enabler.

But do you know whether your Corporate Governance activities are extracting maximum value? If not, this is probably because your Internal Audit team have not assessed this key topic.

This audit approach is crucial as the Board and the Audit Committee need comprehensive assurance about this strategic business process.

This Auditing Corporate Governance training course will provide all the tools and techniques essential to audit the complex and wide-ranging field of Corporate Governance. This training course includes guidance from the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) to help you ensure that you are applying the very best practices and meet all regulatory requirements.

 This GLOMACS Auditing Corporate Governance training course will highlight:

  • The techniques for assessing governance risks.
  • Guidance from the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
  • Auditing IT governance
  • The approach to review key issues of Environmental Social Governance (ESG) and reputation management
  • The Tone at the Top and Risk considerations

Training Objectives

After completing this Auditing Corporate Governance training course, you will be able to:

  • Audit the risk management process
  • Meet stakeholder expectations regarding Corporate Governance (CG)
  • Assess the effectiveness of business continuity planning
  • Assist the Audit Committee in their Corporate Governance (CG) role
  • Assess sustainability and environmental governance
  • Audit joint ventures and partnerships

Training Methodology

Attending this Auditing Corporate Governance training course does not need advanced preparation. There will be exercised, role plays to simulate audit scenarios and situations that assurance professionals will encounter.

Organisational Impact

This Auditing Corporate Governance training course will benefit organisations in all business sectors. It will provide the basis for a systematic and thorough independent review of all key aspects of Corporate Governance and provide the Board and senior management with a clear picture of the maturity of the process.

This Auditing Corporate Governance training course will enable organisational knowledge to be enhanced in the following areas:

  • Corporate Governance requirements and recent changes
  • Gaps and challenges which need to be dealt with
  • The overall maturity of the CG process
  • The areas where increased vigilance is required
  • The efficiency and ownership of the process

Personal Impact

This training course will enable delegates to enhance their personal knowledge in the following disciplines:

  • Scoping a Governance audit
  • Auditing the ERM process
  • Auditing complex areas such as the audit Committee role in Governance
  • Assessing CG controls
  • Engaging senior management

Who should Attend?

This is a basic / intermediate level training course and delegates are not required to have any previous experience in fraud prevention or detection to attend. They would only need to have a good education standard and/or professional qualification.

This GLOMACS Auditing Corporate Governance training course is also suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Lead Auditors
  • Senior Auditors
  • Audit Managers and those about to be appointed to that role
  • Assurance providers that need a greater understanding of Corporate Governance
  • Managers needing a broader understanding of how to review Governance maturity

Training Outline

DAY 1: The Corporate Governance Requirements

  • The key aspects of corporate governance
  • Governance assessment techniques
  • The business environment
  • Analysing and assessing the effectiveness of governance controls
  • Combating fraud
DAY 2: Preparing for the Governance Audit
  • The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
  • Scoping a governance audit
  • The need for governance audit of the board
  • Risk management
  • Auditing the overall risk management process
  • Evaluating risk appetite
DAY 3: Reviewing the Key Aspects of Governance

  • Auditing the audit committee
  • Auditing reputation
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Environment Social Governance (ESG)
  • Sustainability and environment audit
DAY 4: Auditing Other Key Governance Activities
  • Auditing IT governance (IIA guidance)
  • IIA global technology audit guides
  • Use of audit frameworks
  • Auditing joint ventures and partnerships
  • Auditing business continuity planning
DAY 5: Auditing Technology Governance and Regulatory Compliance

  • Reviewing key controls over technology
  • Assessing management information governance
  • Communication internally and externally
  • Ongoing evaluations
  • On successful completion of this training course, GLOMACS Certificate will be awarded to the delegates
  • Continuing Professional Education credits (CPE) : In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsor, one CPE credit is granted per 50 minutes of attendance

GLOMACS is registered with NASBA as a sponsor of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. NASBA have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

All Training Seminars delivered by GLOMACS by default are eligible for CPE Credit.

Providers and Associations

KC Academy
KC Academy

Our collaboration with KC Academy aims to provide the best training services and benefits for our valued clients

Oxford Management Centre
Oxford Management Centre

A GLOMACS - Oxford Management Centre collaboration aimed at providing the best training services and benefits to our valued clients.


Additional sessions in international locations

Venue: Dubai - UAE
Fee: US $5,950
Date: 24-28 Jun 2024
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Venue: London - UK
Fee: US $5,950
Date: 26-30 Aug 2024
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Venue: Amsterdam - The Netherlands
Fee: US $5,950
Date: 23-27 Dec 2024
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Venue: New York - USA
Fee: US $6,950
Date: 20-24 Jan 2025
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Venue: Dubai - UAE
Fee: US $5,950
Date: 17-21 Feb 2025
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Venue: Dubai - UAE
Fee: US $5,950
Date: 30 Jun-04 Jul 2025
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Venue: London - UK
Fee: US $5,950
Date: 01-05 Sep 2025
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Venue: Amsterdam - The Netherlands
Fee: US $5,950
Date: 29 Dec 2026-02 Jan 2027
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