Orientation and Training Programme for Internal Audit Staff and Management of NADMO

Orientation and Training Programme for Internal Audit Staff and Management of NADMO

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The ILGS in collaboration with the National Disaster Management Organisation has organised a 3-Day orientation and training programme customised for the newly assigned internal audit and management staff of NADMO and intended to enhance competences of participants to enable them transition effectively into their new roles and responsibilities. Ultimately, participants, by the end of the programme, would have been educated on the expectations of their job and demonstrated abilities to address challenges that impinge on their performance.

The specific objectives are to:

  1. share insights into Ghana's public financial management laws and discuss specific thematic areas for the performance of the audit function.
  2. help participants analyse existing challenges and opportunities and propose cutting-edge strategies for the performance of the audit function
  3. equip participants with basic skills and attitudes necessary for effective job performance
  4. provide a platform for participants to build networks and share experiences for personal and professional development

Programme outputs include

  • Training organised for about 50 internal audit and management staff of NADMO at the ILGS
  • Training manuals covering topics with practical case studies and activities documented
  • Training reports indicating the achievements, shortcomings, lessons learned and recommendations for future training events established

Content of training

  • Overview of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO): History, mandate, strategic orientation and prospects
  • Ghana's Decentralisation and Local Government System and Interface with the NADMO
  • Overview of the Public Fincancial Management Laws
  • Overview of the Internal Control Systems and Auditing
  • The Auditing Process (Entry Conference, Risk-based Auditing, Executing the Audit and Exit Conference)
  • Managing the Relationships among the Internal Audit Stakeholders (The Internal Audit Unit, Management, the Audit Committeeand Internal Audit Agency)
  • The Internal Audit Working Papers, Audit Tests and obtaining Evidence
  • Financial Statemet Auditing
  • Contracts and Projects Management Audits
  • Procurement and Stores Audit
  • Stakeholders' Forum on Lessons and Best Practices
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