on-site workshops

Data Collection and Analysis

Carole with former GAO International Fellowship students.

High performing auditors possess core competencies. Our auditing courses will build the confidence and competency high-performing auditors require to be perceived as credible and knowledgeable in the eyes of the client, audit office management and their peers.

Choose any 7 hours worth of training by choosing various course modules to meet your needs and wants. For example, choose any two 2-hour sessions and one 3-hour session, two 3-hour sessions and one 1-hour session, etc. Contact Carole to discuss.

Sampling: Design and Analysis for Performance Auditing (2-day course)

  • Choosing an appropriate sample design for the audit objectives
  • Understanding the application of nonprobability (judgmental)
  • Understanding the application of probability sampling
  • Choosing appropriate sample sizes
  • Minimizing errors and bias
  • Analyzing sample data
  • Reporting results from probability and nonprobability samples

Designing and Conducting Surveys

  • Draft precise audit surveys
  • Design questions that are objective, specific, and clearly written
  • Effectively implement audit surveys
  • Follow up to maximize the response rate

Data Collection and Analysis Fundamentals

  • Understanding frequently used data collection tools
  • Collecting primary information
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Designing questionnaires
  • Analyzing information to develop findings
  • Comparing qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques

Additional On-site Workshops

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Carole Buncher and Associates: The Competency Company™  is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.