Audit Committees Webinar

Summary

This workshop will provide important updates to the requirements and expectations of audit committees, share insights to achieving high audit committee effectiveness and discuss the impact of changes in the regulatory and commercial landscape. One of the most recent developments affecting certain audit committees includes the role they may be requested to play during an audit inspection of the statutory auditor by a regulatory body such as IAASA or FRC.

Venue details:  
Virtual Classroom, ,
Start date & time:  
10 March 2021 14:00
End date & time:  
10 March 2021 16:00
Price:  
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Training ticket cost:  
2.00 Training Tickets accepted
CPD hours:  
2.00
Speaker details
First nameLast name
Niall Fitzgerald

Description

Product type:  
CPD course
Category:  
Governance

Format

This course will be delivered via Zoom on Wednesday 10 March 2020 from 2pm to 4pm. The Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the course is due to take place.

Who should attend

This course is suitable for accountants, and other business professionals, who are Audit Committee members or report to an Audit Committee.

Course overview

  • Requirements and expectations of audit committees from regulators, board and other stakeholders
  • Insights to achieving high audit committee effectiveness.
  • Impact of changes in the regulatory and commercial landscape on the role of the audit committee (for example; other responsibilities on the integrity of non-financial reporting information such as sustainability disclosures, rising risk awareness in areas such as cyber security and issues reported through protected disclosure).

Key learning outcomes

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

  • Have a greater understanding of the recent developments affecting audit committees

Speaker bio

Níall leads the development of policy and matters relating to business ethics and governance across operations. He previously worked with PwC and before moving to management consulting, advising in relation to provision of professional services, policy and internal control development and corporate governance. He holds a M.Acc (NUIG), Diploma in Corporate Governance (UCD), is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Tax Consultant.