Internal, External and Performance Audit of the EU-Funded Programmes and Projects

Date

26 Sep 2018 to 28 Sep 2018

Address

European Court of Auditors
2 Rue Alcide de Gasperi
1615  Luxembourg
Luxembourg

Section

Public Affairs

Event Location

Luxembourg

Event Description

This highly practical three-day course will give you a complete overview and detailed understanding of all practical aspects of control (external and internal) and audit of EU Funds in the programming period 2014-2020 and the closure of the period 2007-2013. It covers:

  • Relevant legislation
  • Methods of increasing efficiency of control and audits
  • Combating fraud and preventing irregularities
  • Practical knowhow through workshops on audit of public procurement, audit of State Aid, and Performance audit

The unique feature of this course is that it covers the experience of internal and external audit experts from the public sector, the EU Commission, as well as the European Court of Auditors (ECA) and OLAF

How will it help you?
We have made this course very practical and interactive. All presentations conducted by audit experts include concrete examples and real case studies. Each of them is followed by a practical workshop in small working groups with direct involvement of ECA’s experts, where you will learn about errors and irregularities and about how audits are performed.

Who will benefit most?

  • Beneficiaries eligible under Structural Funds, Cohesion Fund and IPA II Managing Authorities, Certifying Authorities  Audit Authorities, Intermediate Bodies
  • Independent auditors and junior auditors dealing with or interested in EU-funded projects and programmes
  • Consulting companies specialised in the auditing of EU Funds or programmes and projects

What will you be able to do with what you learn?
You will improve your knowledge about errors, irregularities, and fraud in ESIF co-financed projects with special focus on Public Procurement and State Aid. You will also learn how financial, compliance, and performance audits should be performed.

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