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Claudelle von EckChief Executive Officer of the IIA SA

Sampling for Internal Auditors (SAMP) 26 March 2018
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When: 26 March 2018
Registration starts at 8am
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Leadership Academy
7th Avenue, No 71 ,Edenvale
Block B
Johannesburg, Gauteng  1609
South Africa
Contact: CPD: Project Coordinator

Online registration is available until: 2018-03-26
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Presenter/s: Crest Advisory Africa
Duration: 1 Days
CPD Hours: 8
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Auditors’ findings and recommendations are often challenged by management on the grounds that sampling activity is unrepresentative and that opinions reached are inconclusive in terms of significance. In order to overcome this deficiency, auditors are increasingly turning to modern methods of l sampling which have been greatly improved as a result of computer technology. This course provide a basic understanding of practical sampling, explains the principles of sampling and it focuses on the various methods, their advantages and disadvantages.

Benefits to the Participants

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • describe sampling techniques,
  • describe sampling risk,
  • describe the steps for testing controls using attribute and discovery sampling
Course Content

  • Why we sample
    • How and why auditors undertake sampling
    • Managements view’s and reactions
    • Advantages and drawbacks
  • Concepts of Statistical Sampling
    • Terminology
    • Basic Principles
    • Selection of sample items
    • Communicating results
    • Using sampling tables
  • What the Standards say
    • How does sampling fit into the ISPPIA
  • Non-statistical sampling – judgmental, systematic, and haphazard sampling
  • Statistical sampling – attributes, Rand value and Rand unit sampling


This course covers the basic theory of statistical and non-statistical sampling and how those tools are used by internal auditors.

Who should attend?

Auditors that perform audit tests and want to understand and quantify the risks associated with reviewing only a portion of the transactions in a universe. Employees with little training in statistics who wish to acquire a basic knowledge of sampling.

Level 2
Internal auditors who are already practicing internal audit and have a basic understanding of the subject
Level 3
Supervisory/competent/senior internal auditors: those who already have a sound, practical grasp of the fundamentals of internal auditing and manage staff
Level 4
For advanced internal auditors: Auditors with excellent understanding of topics being presented, who are interested in exchanging knowledge with instructors and other participants

A 10% discount applies if 2 or more participants from the same company attend this course.
Please be advised of the event terms and conditions.
Delegates are also requested to review the content and the levels of the courses presented before booking, to ensure they are attending the right course.

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