Department of Business Administration

Internal Audit Seminars(G461)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
G461 Internal Audit Seminars 5 0 3 3 3 5
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Elective
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Büke TOLGA btolga@gsu.edu.tr (Email)
Assistant
Objective This course aims to teach the basics of internal audit and the control process of the company.
Content Week 1: Introduction to Internal Audit
Week 2: Corporate Governance
Week 3: Risk Management and Internal Control
Week 4: Internal Audit International Professional Practice Framework
Week 5: Internal Audit International Professional Practice Framework (Continued)
Week 6: Internal Audit Implementation Principles - Audit Process
Week 7: Internal Audit Implementation Principles - Audit Process (continued)
Week 8: Internal Audit Application Principles - Reporting
Week 9: Organizational Communication Skills for Internal Auditors
Week 10: Information Technology Audit
Week 11: Ethics, Sustainability and Social Responsibility
Week 12: Fraud Risks and Control
Week 13: Quality Assurance and Inspection in Internal Audit
Week 14: A Career Path of Internal Auditors (matters to be considered career path progresses and design FUTURE SELF)
Course Learning Outcomes 1. Students will be able to know the functions of internal audit and how internal audit processes are conducted.
2. Students will be able to develop an audit program.
3. Students will be able to implement tools to prepare and carry out effective audits.
4. Students will be able to develop and write a business plan
5. Students will be able to identify the growth strategies of a start-up
Teaching and Learning Methods
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Introduction to Internal Audit
2 Corporate Governance
3 Risk Management and Internal Control
4 Internal Audit International Professional Practice Framework
5 Internal Audit International Professional Practice Framework (Continued)
6 Internal Audit Implementation Principles - Audit Process
7 Internal Audit Implementation Principles - Audit Process (continued)
8 Internal Audit Application Principles - Reporting
9 Organizational Communication Skills for Internal Auditors
10 Information Technology Audit
11 Ethics, Sustainability and Social Responsibility
12 Fraud Risks and Control
13 Quality Assurance and Inspection in Internal Audit
14 A Career Path of Internal Auditors (matters to be considered career path progresses and design FUTURE SELF)
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 1 40
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 60
Toplam 2 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 40
Toplam 1 40
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The acquisition of high-level knowledge of the functions of production management and marketing, management, accounting and finance; the skill of using this knowledge. X
2 The acquisition of basic conceptual knowledge about scientific fields related to professional life, such as law, economics, sociology, psychology, social psychology and quantitative methods. X
3 The ability to work effectively in a team; the ability to pass on knowledge to other members of the team. X
4 The competence to use his/her knowledge on the field, to analyze and interpret the data obtained, to identify the problems encountered, to provide appropriate solutions and scientifically defend these solution suggestions when necessary. X
5 The competence to determine the aims and objectives of the company or institution in which he/she is employed by taking into account the needs, the competitive dynamics of the market and by calculating the risks incurred; the ability to engage in entrepreneurship and establish and manage a business. X
6 Awareness of constantly updating his/her professional knowledge and skills; the ability to adapt to change and innovation; the competence to evaluate critically the information he/she has acquired. X
7 Basic knowledge of information and communication technologies required for professional life; the ability to use core office programs at an advanced level; expertise in data processing and report writing in the IT environment. X
8 Ability to follow current information in his/her field in both English and French and to communicate in writing and verbally with stakeholders in both languages. X
9 The ability to conduct researches and studies taking into account the market, dynamics of competition, organizational and global factors and scientific methods; contribute to projects, take responsibility in projects, display competence to make innovative and effective decisions. X
10 Ability to develop strategies, find creative solutions to management problems by building relations with other areas of the social sciences and take the responsibility of these decisions. X
11 Consciousness of taking into account ethical values, when making decisions and being involved in business life. X
12 Awareness of the impact of practices related to his/her field on the global and social dimensions (universality of social rights, social justice, cultural values, environmental problems, sustainability, etc.) and their legal consequences. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 3 42
Working Hours out of Class 12 2 24
Assignments 1 12 12
Presentation 1 12 12
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 15 15
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 20 20
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 5,00
Credits ECTS 5
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