Critical Thinking and Creative Problem-solving Skills for Auditors
This dynamic program explores a wide array of aspects and elements of the creative problem solving and critical thinking competency, which is often considered the lynchpin for managing risk and creating a sustainable control environment. This curriculum showcases how critical thinking and creativity can be incorporated throughout essential components of the audit process, such as documentation process, reporting, testing and analysis, interviewing, and risk assessments. Attendees will gain a profound insight into the art and science of critical thinking and implement essential skills of thinking, methods, techniques, and strategies in various situations encountered during internal audit engagements. They will manage to illustrate the creativity and dimensions of creative problem-solving and experience efficient techniques for creativity. During this program, internal auditors will learn how to Jump-start innovative technologies to solve problems and how to detect opportunities to leverage critical thinking throughout the audit process to improve the reporting of audit results.