Trainings

One day workshop on Horizontal Audit Financial Management and Control in the Republic of Macedonia (16-19 February, 2016 year) 

 

Horizontal audit financial management and control in the Republic of Macedonia - summary of the manual

Kick- Off Horizontal Audit FMC .ptt

Checklist ethics.xls

Audit FMC.xls

 

 

INTERNAL AUDIT TRAININGS WITHIN THE TWINING PROJECT "STRENGHTENING THE PUBLIC INTERNAL FINANCIAL CONTROL SYSTEM IN THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA "

SPECIALIZED TRAINING FOR INTERNAL AUDIT 

DATE
From – to:
 - I Part (1st - group from 15 -19.10.2007)
(2nd - group from 16.10 - 22.10.2007)
- II Part (26 - 30.11.2007) – 2 groups
Days for training: 10 days
Number of participants: 56 participants (heads of internal audit units, internal auditors and employees in the PIFC department)
Participants: 29 institutions from public sector
Topics: Introduction in audit, IT and IT audit, risk management, system based audit and preventing and detecting frauds.

ADVANCED TRAINING FOR HEADS OF INTERNAL AUDIT UNITS IN SUBJECTS FROM THE PUBLIC SECTOR ON CENTRAL LEVEL

DATE
From – to:

 
- I Part (21 - 25.01.2008) – 2 groups
- II Part (07 - 09.04.2008) – 2 groups

(10 - 11.04.2008) - I и II group + heads of internal audit units that participated in the specialized training

Days for training: 8 + 2 days

  

Number of participants: 26 participants (heads of units in the PIFC department, heads of IAU and internal auditors of subjects from public sector where has no heads of IAU appointed)
51 participants (heads of units and employees in the PIFC department, heads of IAU and internal auditors of subjects from public sector)
Participants: 19 subjects from public sector
33 subjects from public sector
Topics: Internal audit basis, IT and IT audit, risk management, system based audit, preventing and detecting fraud, human resource management and the best practice from EU and from our country

TRAIN THE TRAINERS 

DATE
From – to:
13-16.05.2008г
Days for training: 4 days
Number of participants: 21 participants (internal auditors and employees in the PIFC department)
Participants: 7 subjects from public sector
Topics: Presentation and teaching techniques

TRAINING FOR FINANCIAL AUDIT, AUDIT OF EU FUNDS AND FRAUD PREVENTION 

DATE
From – to:
19-23.05.2008г
Days for training: 5 days
Number of participants: 7 internal auditors and head of the PIFC department)
Participants: 5 subjects from public sector
Topics: Audit of EU funds, risk management, the way of calculating the personal income tax and auditing it, integrity of employees, internal audit in Public Revenue Office and frauds.

BEGINNERS INTERNAL AUDIT TRAINING

DATE
From – to:
I group (15 - 19.09.2008)
II group (13 - 17.10.2008)
Days for training: 5 days
Number of participants: 53 participants (internal auditors and employees in the PIFC department)
Participants: 31 subjects from public sector
Topics: System based audit with the following subtopics: understanding of the process, audit plan, identification of risks, identification of controls, compliance tests, residual risk and reporting.

PRESENTING THE PERFORMED PILOT AUDITS

On the 22th and 23th of April, 2009, in the premises of Skopje Fair, the audit teams presented the pilot audits conducted in 10 pilot institutions within the Twining project „Strengthening of the Public Internal Financial Control System“.

ADVANCED TRAINING FOR IT AUDIT

DATE
From – to:
I group (12 - 13.03.2009)
II group (16 - 17.03.2009)
Days for training: 2 days
Number of participants: 53 participants (heads of internal audit units, internal auditors and employees in the PIFC department)
Participants: 23 subjects from public sector
Topics: - Introduction in IT audit
- Planing the IT audit
- General controls for IT
- IT controls for operative systems
- IT controls for databases
- IT controls for communications
- IT controls for planing the continuity of operations (BCP/DPR)
- Performance audit for IT
- CAATs and IDEA software
- IT systems in development
- Performance and reporting the results of IT

REPORTING SKILLS

DATE
From – to:
I group (13 - 14.04.2009)
II group (15 - 16.04.2009)
Days for training: 2 days
Number of participants: 33 participants (employees in the MF - PIFC department, Unit for internal audit of EU-IPA funds, newly employed internal auditors and auditors from other institutions)
Participants: 10 subjects from public sector
Topics: Reporting skills

TRAINING FOR MONITORING OF THE ANNUAL REPORTS ON THE QUALITY AND THE CONDITION OF INTERNAL CONTROLS IN SUBJECTS FROM PUBLIC SECTOR

DATE
From – to:
I part 28 - 30.04.2009
II part 01 - 04.06.2009
Days for training: 7 days
Number of participants: 16 participants (employees in the MF - PIFC department, Department for legal nad administrative affairs and employees in the area of financial management and control in two other institutions)
Participants: 3 subjects from public sector
Topics: Monitoring of the Annual reports on the quality and the condition of internal controls in subjects from public sector

TRAIN THE TRAINERS

DATE
From – to:
26 - 29.05.2009
Days for training: 4 days
Number of participants: 20 participants (internal auditors and employees in the PIFC department)
Participants: 10 pilot institutions
Topics: Presentation and teaching techniques

ADVISING  SKILLS TRAINING

 

DATE
From – to:
02 - 04.06.2009
Days for training: 3 days
Number of participants: 14 participants (employees in the MF - PIFC department, Unit for internal audit of EU-IPA funds)
Participants: Ministry of Finance
Topics: Advising skills

TRAININGS FOR INTERNAL AUDIT CONDUCTED WITHIN THE MATRA PROJECT „STRENGTHENING AND IMPLEMENTING OF PUBLIC INTERNAL FINANCIAL CONTROL ON CENTRAL LEVEL“

 

TRAINING FOR PRESENTATION AND TEACHING TECHNIQUESE

DATE
From – to:
26 - 29.01.2010
Days for training: 4 days
Number of participants: 22 participants (heads of internal audit units and internal auditors)
Participants: 21 subjects from public sector on central level
Topics: Presetation and teaching techiquese

TRAINING FOR COMMUNICATION SKILLS

 

DATE
From – to:
03-04.05.2010
Days for training: 2 days
Number of participants: 24 participants (heads of internal audit units and internal auditors)
Participants: 12 subjects from public sector on central level
Topics: Communication skills

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WORKSHOP „INTERNAL AUDIT AND INTERNAL CONTROL IN PUBLIC SECTOR“

 

DATE
From – to:
22.06.2010
Days for training: 1 days
Number of participants: 17 participants (heads of internal audit units and internal auditors)
Participants: 17 local self government units
Topics: Internal audit and internal control in public sector

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TRAINING FOR COMMUNICATION SKILLS II

 

DATE
From – to:
13-14.09.2010 II group
15-16.09.2010 III group
Days for training: 2 days
Number of participants: 49 participants (heads of internal audit units and internal auditors)
Participants: 29 subjects from public sector on central level
Topics: Communication skills

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REPORTING SKILLS II

 

DATE
From – to:
21 - 22.09.2010 I group
23 - 24.09.2010 II group
27 - 28.09.2010 III group
Days for training: 3 days
Number of participants: 66 participants (heads of internal audit units and internal auditors)
Participants: 37 subjects from public sector on central level
Topics: Reporting skills

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BEGINNERS INTERNAL AUDIT TRAINING

 

DATE
From – to:

I group (18 - 22.10.2010)

IIgroup (15-18.11.2010 and 23.11.2010)

Days for training: 5 days
Number of participants: 53 participants (internal auditors and employees in the PIFC department
Participants: 30 subjects from public sector
Topics: System based audit with the following subtopics: understanding of the process, identification of risks, identification of controls, compliance tests and system tests, assessment of residual risk, recording of results and reporting.

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TWINNING PROJECT „SUPPORTING THE PROCESS OF FISCAL DECENTRALISATION THROUGH STENTHENING THE CAPACITIES FOR SOUND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND INTERNAL FINANCIAL CONTROL ON LOCAL AND CENTRAL LEVEL“

 

Trainings and workshops for internal audit within the project

 

Meetings in 9 pilot subjects of the public sector (6 subjects of public sector on central level and 3 subjects on local level)

DATE

from-to:

 

29, 30 and 31 of March, 01, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 of April 2011.

Days of

training;

9 days
Participants:

 

heads of subjects, employees in the units for financial affairs and internal audit units, representatives of the Ministry of Finance – Public Internal Financial Control Department and representatives of the Ministry of Finance of the Kingdom of Netherlands

Topics:

Analysis of the current situation and determining the deficiencies in the process of building the public internal financial control system and making general conclusions“

 WORKING MEETING

 

DATE

from-to:

05-07 April and 09-11 May 2011

Days of

training:

6 days
Participants:

mayors, heads and employees in the units for financial affairs and units for internal audit

Topics:

Usefulness of sound financial management and internal audit as a tool of management responsibility“

WORKING MEETING

 

DATE

from-to:

16-th of June 2011

Days of

training:

1 day
Participants:

heads of internal audit units/internal auditors, representatives of the Ministry of Finance – Public Internal Financial Control Department and representatives of the Ministry of Finance of the Kingdom of Netherlands

Topics: „The role and function of the Audit Committees“

 

Beginners train the trainers

DATE

from-to:

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20, 21 and 22 of June 2011

Days of

training:

 3 days
Participants:

employees in the units for financial affairs and internal audit units on central and local level and employees in the Public Internal Financial Control Department.

Topics:

Presenting and teaching techniques“

 

Advanced train the trainers

DATE

from-to:

23 and 24 of June 2011

Days of

training:

2 days
Participants:

employees in the units for financial affairs and internal audit units on central and local level and employees in the Public Internal Financial Control Department.

Topics:

Presenting and teaching techniques“

 WORKING MEETING

DATE

from-to:

 

6-th of July 2011

Days of

training:

 1 day
Participants:

heads of internal audit units/internal auditors, representatives of the Ministry of Finance – Public Internal Financial Control Department and representatives of the Ministry of Finance of the Kingdom of Netherlands.

Topics:

 

 

„Development of a Strategy for public internal financial control“

WORKING MEETING

date

from-to:

13-16 september 2011

Days of

training:

4 days
Participants: heads of units for financial affairs/internal audit, 88 internal auditors on cental and local level, representatives of the Ministry of Finance- Public Internal Financial Control Department and representatives of the Ministry of Finance of the Kingdom of Netherlands
Topics: "Development of a Strategy for public internal financial control"

BEGINERS INTERNAL AUDIT

date

from-to:

19-23 september 2011

Days of

training:

5 days
Praticipants: heads of units for internal audit and internal auditors on lolcal level
Topics: "Basis of audit and System based audit"

ADVANCED TRAINING FOR INTERNAL AUDIT

date

from-to:

15-18 november 2011

Days of

training:

3,5 days
Participants: 39 participants, internal auditors, heads of internal audit units and representatives of the PIFC Departmant in the Ministry of finance
Topics:

Interna audit

Role of the internal auditor

Demand Oriented Audit Methodology (DOAM)

Execuiton of audit

Reports

Quality assurance

Anual plans

New trends

Integrity of audit

IT audit

Audit of EU funds

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TRAINING-MANAGEMENT CONTROL FRAMEWORK AND AUDIT PLANING

date

from-to:

5-7 december 2011

days of

training:

2,5 days
participants: 42 participants, internal auditors, heads of internal audit units and representatives of the PIFC Departmant in the Ministry of finance
Topics: Management control framework

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TRAINING-AUDITING SKILLS

date

from-to:

23-25 january 2012

days of

training:

3 days
participants: 35 participants (internal auditors, heads of units of IA, representatives of the PIFC Depratmant in the Ministry of finance)
Topics: Auditing skills

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BEGINNERS INTERNAL AUDIT

date

from-to:

13-16.03.2012

days of

training:

4 days

number of

participants:

33 (internal auditors and heads of internal audit units)
participants: 21 subjects of the public sector (8 municipalities and 13  subjects on central level)
Topics:

Sustem based audit:

- understanding the process

- identification of risks

- identification of controls

- compliance tests and substantive tests

- audit reporting

- operational audit

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INTERNAL AUDIT TRAINING (BASIC +)

date

from to :

13-16.03.2012

days of

training:

4 days

number of

participants:

24 (internal auditors, heads of internal audit units and PIFC Departmant MoF)
participants: 25 municipalities and MoF
Topics:

Financial audit versus system based audit

Performance audit

Introduction of IT audit

Annual plan for IA

Ethic aspects of internal audit

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PRESENTATION OF THE PILOT AUDITS EXECUTED ON CENTRAL LEVEL

held on: 6-th april 2012
audit subjects:

-State archive of RM

-Center for crisis management

-Ministry of economy

-Ministry of local-self government

-Ministry of labour and social policy

-State office of industrial property

number of

participants:

-31 auditors on central level

-10 emlpoyees from the PIFC Department -Ministry of finance of RM

place of presentation: Delegation of European union in Macedonia

ADVANCED TRAINING FOR INTERNAL AUDIT

date

from-to :

18-21.09.2012

days

of training :

4 days

number of

participants:

28 participants (internal auditors, heads of internal audit unit on central and local level and PIFC Department of MoF)
participants: 18 subjects of the public sector on central and local level
topics :

financial audit against sistem based audit; operational audit;

introduction to IT and IT audit;

annual audit plan; frauds (prevention, distraction, detection and correction).

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TRAINING FOR INTERNAL AUDIT „ADVANCED +''

date

from-to :

18-21.09.2012

days of

training :

4 days

number of

participants:

46 participants (internal auditors, heads of internal audit unit on central and local level and PIFC Department of MoF)
participants: 30 subjects of the public sector on central and local level
topics :

Fraud (prevention, distraction, detection and correction);

IT trends, benefits and risks;

Integrity and ethics of internal auditors;

Quality control and assurance;

Audit Universe and operational audit;

Soft controls.

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TRAINING FOR COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Date

from - to:

04-05.10.2012

Days of

training:

2 days

Number of

participants:

22 participants ( heads of unit and internal auditors from 17 municipalities
Participants: 17 municipalities
Topic: Communications skills

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TRAINING FOR COMMUNICATION SKILLS

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Date

from-to:

28-29.11.2012

Days of

training:

2 days

Number of

participants:

41 participants (heads of unit and internal auditors from 28 public sector entities on central level, representative of the Audit Authority and representative of the European Union)
Participants: 28 public sector entities on central level
Topic: Communications skills

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PRESENTATION OF THE PILOT AUDITS EXECUTED ON LOCAL LEVEL

held on: 11 november 2012
audit subjects:
  • Municipality of Debar
  • Municipality of Kumanovo
  • Municipality of Vinica
  • Municipality of Sveti Nikole
  • Municipality of Aerodrom
  • Municipality of Ohrid
  • Municipality of Strumica

number of

participants:

40 internal auditors on local level
place of presentation: Delegation of European union in Macedonia