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M21093 -IT Audit & IT Auditors: An Introduction (Online)

  • 9 Nov 2021
  • 13:30 - 15:30
  • Online Webinar

Registration


Register
Registration Time: 13.15
Session Time: 13:30 - 15:30 No Break
Speaker: Mr Matthew Abela
Venue: Online Webinar 

Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
MIA Members: €28.00
Non-MIA Members: €50.00
Retired Members: €15.00
Students: €20.00
*Group bookings for 3 or more participants available.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
The seminar will discuss Auditing as a consistently evolving subject matter. One important and increasingly critical point in Auditing is IT Auditing which is perched to continue/increasingly serve as a pivotal tool for Audit Professionals.

OBJECTIVES OF THE SESSION

The seminar will take the audience through the basics of IT Audit and what this subject matter means to the Audit Profession. It will also serve as a reference point for Professionals and students interested in the field of studies and suggests further steps in developing a purely IT Audit/Hybrid Auditor role.

TOPICS ON THE AGENDA

  • What is IT Audit?
  • IT Audit: part of a financial/statutory audit.
  • IT Audit: beyond financial audits.
  • The basics of IT Audit.
  • Opportunities in IT Audit.
  • Starting a career path in IT Audit.

Target audiencE

This seminar is intended for members of the Profession interesting in expanding on their IT Audit skillset and perhaps exploring an IT Audit focused career path.

Speakers profile

Matthew Abela CPA(PC), MIA, M.Accty, B.Com
Matthew Abela is a warranted Accountant and a hybrid Financial and IT Auditor. He is an approved person and holds approved positions both locally and outside of the Maltese jurisdiction, Matthew is well versed in various fields, particularly in Financial Services, Gaming and Asset Management. Matthew’s career has on numerous occasions taken him beyond Malta, where he has worked on engagements in various countries, including periods outside of Europe.
Matthew sits on several committees in various organisations, including the Malta Institute of Accountant’s Digitalisation and IT Committee. After successfully completing his accounting studies with a Master in Accountancy, Matthew is currently sitting for his second Master of Science in Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology at the University of Malta.

EVENT CPE COMPETENCES

2 Hour Core

WEBINAR TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Terms and conditions apply

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