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Data Analysis Tools: Sampling Methods, Use of CAAT, IT Systems for Risk Based Audit


11 Jun 2014 22:00


Maritim Hotel Berlin
Stauffenbergstraße 26
10785  Berlin


Euro & Finance

Event Location


Event Description

Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAATs) allow you as an auditor to process great volumes of data. This may lead to the discovery of indications of fraud and other irregularities hidden in the jungle of numbers and spreadsheets or even help to identify benchmarks in value for money audits.

The European Academy for Taxes, Economics & Law organizes this advanced seminar for public sector auditors from 12th to 13th June 2014 in Berlin to offer them the opportunity to consolidate and deepen their knowledge on the different evidence collection methods and identify the optimal procedure for each of the comprehensive audit missions. To see the programme and to register, please visit:

When dealing with data analysis, practitioners are often confronted with questions such as:

  • How to best collect data systematically
  • What measures have to be taken when needed data is not available
  • How can you correctly evaluate sample findings
  • How do other experienced public institutions handle IT tools in their audits
  • What are the advantages of continuous auditing

The participants at this seminar will receive answers to these and many other questions from renowned European experts from:

  • Swedish National Audit Office
  • General Inspection of Social Affairs (IGAS), France
  • Information and Analysis, Audit Commission, United Kingdom
  • Central Audit Service, Ministry of Finance, the Netherlands
  • Cass Business School, City University London, United Kingdom
  • Directorate General for Audit of European Funds, Ministry of National Economy, Hungary