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Audit Committee Training - Online Classroom

Developed and newly updated to address the changing professional development needs of audit committees, this Audit Committee Training course is an essential learning tool for anyone joining an Audit Risk Committee, newly appointed members or veterans looking to refresh their ARC thinking with current best practice. This course was designed by Stephen Horne, one of Australia’s preeminent auditing specialists with a wealth of practical ARC experience across an extensive audit committee portfolio. It asks attendees to reflect on current thinking and practice for ARCs and provide an extensive resource to guide you in all the areas ARCs are being asked to venture. 


The course will be delivered online through seven sessions that combine the theory and practice of audit committees with case studies, exercises, and reflective thinking.


Topics Covered 

  • Legislative and Regulatory Requirements 
  • Role and Emerging Expectations of Contemporary Audit Committees 
  • Techniques for Running Effective Audit Committee Meetings 
  • Key Governance Features of Audit, Risk Management and compliance Three Pillars Approach for Measuring and Reporting Audit Committee’s  
  • Contribution 
  • Practical Tips and Tools 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the training course, the participant will be able to: 

  • How we got here - the ARC journey
  • Audit committee authority, requirements, and expectations
  • Establishing an audit committee
  • Running effective meetings
  • Core subject matter topics (ERM, WHS, major projects, cyber risks, corruption prevention and fraud control, compliance, financial statements and management, external and internal audit)
  • Performance and reporting
  • Culture - the final frontier

Presenter: Stephen Horne PFIIA CIA CGAP CRMA, Principal, Checks, Balances & Integrity. Stephen was a previous CEO of the NSWG Internal Audit Bureau and the NSW Assistant Auditor-General for performance auditing (now being undertaken across NSW Councils).


He is a qualified Company Director, Company Secretary and Internal Auditor. He was also a recent President of IIA Australia, Australia’s delegate on the IIA Global Board, Chair of the IIA’s Global Public Sector Guidance Committee and recently co-authored an Australian 2020 best practice publication on “Effective Internal Auditing in the Public Sector.”


Online Classroom:   This one-day training program will be delivered in two 3 hour lessons (10:30am - 01:30pm AEDT) on 04, 05 October using Zoom.

Registrations will be strictly limited to 12 participants to allow maximum interaction in the online environment.

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Tuesday, 4 October 2022 to Wednesday, 5 October 2022
Online Classroom


Overseas Member (ex GST)
Overseas Non-Member (ex GST)

Duration and CPE
2 x 3 Hours, 6.00 hours
For more information please contact Kalpana Dhasan
+61 02 9267 9155