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Also happening virtually: 18-20 August 2021 

Harness Data to Make the Shift towards Insights-Driven Auditing

As organisations pursue digital transformation, the amount of data used in businesses grows exponentially. This creates an opportunity for internal audit functions to leverage data and technology to evaluate risk and drive audit insight. Effective use of data analytics and visualisation tools elevates audit performance, provides greater assurance and increase credibility with insightful audit evidence. 

Do you know how to identify suitable data sources and ensure data quality for analysis? 
Can you generate high-impact reports and help stakeholders make data-informed decisions? 

Acquire a Step-by-Step Approach to use Data Analytics in Performing Audits

Join this interactive 2-day workshop to acquire critical skillsets and tools to effectively leverage data analytics in the audit lifecycle. Assess data sources and overcome common challenges in data preparation, privacy and storage. Discover ways to incorporate analytics into IA activities and how process mining technology can be used to enrich audit work. Design visualisation dashboards to communicate insights and create impactful reports.

Unique Features

    • Real-life case studies 
    • Live demonstration of data analytics tools – ACL, Celonis & Alteryx 
    • Lab sessions to experience different tools and techniques 
    • Practical hands-on exercises 
      • Data cleansing 
      • Validating data quality 
      • Analysing large sets of data 
      • Automating procedures 
      • Performing visual analytics 
      • Building charts & dashboards 

Programme Highlights

Introduction to Internal Audit Analytics

Differentiating data analytics from traditional audit techniques

Data Concepts

How to work with data in the audit process and address data issues

Data Analytics and Internal Audit Integration

Outlining the approach of acquiring, validating, analysing, and interpreting the data

Hands on exercise (1): Excel

Power Query, Power Pivot and Visualisation in Excel walkthrough and tips

Visualisation & Storytelling

Learn the best practices in developing an information design-driven dashboard

Hands on exercise (2): Power BI

Lab session to practise designing a Power BI dashboard

Benefits of Attending

  • Understand the difference between Analytics and basic sampling techniques 
  • Unpack competencies, qualities and components needed to effect change 
  • Identify common data types and data structures 
  • Overcome challenges in ensuring data quality, reliability and integrity   
  • Pick up techniques for developing hypotheses and thinking about data 
  • Learn how to use data analytics tools and their applicability to various cases  
  • Analyse data to identify anomalies or outliers 
  • Produce data visualisations and insight-driven reports   
  • Build up data profiling capabilities using visualisation tools 
  • Spot common pitfalls when creating dashboards to communicate insights 

Workshop Leader

Angela Huang

Associate Director, Internal Audit & Financial Advisory (South East Asia)


Angela Huang, Protiviti LOGO

 is an Associate Director in the Internal Audit & Financial Advisory practice in the Protiviti Singapore office. She has more than 11 years of assurance and advisory experience, serving clients across several sectors including Financial Services, Government, Technology and Logistics in Singapore as well as the UK. She has significant experience in data analytics, internal audit quality assurance, IT and business process reviews. 

Her area of focus in recent years has been on designing and implementing data analytics and automation initiatives across both external and internal audits to drive audit efficiency and effectiveness. 

Angela graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) with a Bachelors Degree in Accounting and Finance and is ACA-qualified chartered accountant as well as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). 

Who Should Attend

Mid-senior level executives responsible for Internal Audit, Finance, Risk Management, Fraud Management



  • Session 1: Introduction to Internal Audit Analytics

    • Describe Analytics, the basics of data science, and data 
    • Business analytics across functions  
    • Emerging trends and needs – results from Protiviti’s 2020 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey 
    • Next Generation Internal Audit framework – competencies, qualities and components to effect change 
    • Describe the difference between Analytics and CAATS or basic sampling techniques 
    • Explain the importance of analytics to the audit process, how and where it applies  
    • How to identify potential for analytics? 
    • Visual analytics and other techniques & how they add value 
  • Session 2: Data Concepts

    • Identify data sources  
    • Describe different data structures e.g. structured and unstructured data 
    • Understand the key elements of data quality & how to recognise and remediate common issues 
    • Explain the auditors role in assessing data quality and data acquisition in the audit process 
  • Session 3: Data Analytics and Internal Audit Integration

    • Common risk areas and processes where data analytics is applied 
    • Discussion of use cases and demo of ACL Robotics / Highbond, Celonis process mining 
    • Data analytics approach and tools comparison 
    • Visualising the analytics journey 
    • Common considerations & challenges 
    • Building blocks for successful data analytics 
  • Session 4: Hands on exercise (1): Excel – Power Query, Power Pivot, Visualisation in Excel

    • Hands on exercise to perform data cleansing, analysis and visualisation using Excel 
      • Excel Power Query introduction, walkthrough and tips 
      • Auto and Advance Filters 
      • Pivot Tables and Slicers review and assignment 
      • Excel Charts and dashboarding 
  • Session 5: Visualisation & Storytelling

    • Effectively use visualisation to communicate insights (art of the story) 
    • Build awareness of the importance and ease of data profiling capabilities using visualisation tools 
    • Understand the types of visualisation techniques available and when to use each at various stages of the audit lifecycle 
  • Session 6: Hands on exercise (2): Power BI

    Hands on exercise to design Power BI dashboard