How to tackle a CIA / CISA Exam on technical proficiency

Ransom Nformi

Assessing the proficiency of the audit team is something that most auditors struggle with. Here is a good question that might appear in your CIA or CISA exam.

Ransom’s Question – Proficiency of Audit team.

What action should the Chief Audit Executive (CAE) do in order to ensure that the technical proficiencies of the auditors are appropriate for the audit engagement?

Select the correct answer:

A – Consider the scope of work and level of responsibility when establishing criteria for education and experience in filling internal auditing positions.

B – Ensure that each newly hired auditor is qualified in all of the disciplines needed to accomplish the department’s audit mission.

C – Oversee a training program that matches the actual training provided with the interests of individual auditors.

D – Require all of the audit staff to pursue a minimum number of continuing professional education hours each year.

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