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IDEA Workbook

The IDEA Workbook is an in-depth tutorial applying IDEA tests and analyses to audits and investigations in accounts receivable, accounts payable/fraud investigation and inventory. The IDEA tests and analyses increase in complexity, building on the experience learned in earlier sections.

Case Study for IDEA

The Case Study is a three-part document with sample data files. Part I is a basic introduction to IDEA. Part II includes more advanced exercises incorporating what was learned in Part I. Part III requires students to plan an inventory audit program and use IDEA to examine an inventory file.

 

IDEA Tutorial for IDEA

The IDEA Tutorial contains a section called "Getting Started Tutorial" that is designed to provide an overview of IDEA that will lead users through the process of importing files and performing several analytical functions. Because IDEA offers extensive functionality, this guide can only expose users to a small portion of IDEA's functionality.

The IDEA Tutorial can be found in a PDF by accessing the Start menu. Select “All Programs,” select the “IDEA” folder, then select the “Documentation” folder.

The data files for the exercises can be found in:
Version Nine "C: \ Users \ UserID \ Documents \ My IDEA Documents \ IDEA Projects \
IDEA 10 "C: \ Users \ UserID \ My Documents \ My IDEA Documents \ IDEA Projects \ Tutorial

Report Reader Tutorial for IDEA

The Report Reader Tutorial for IDEA Version Nine contains sections called "Importing a File with Report Reader" and "More Examples" that lead users through the process of creating a template to import a print file into IDEA.

The Report Reader Tutorial can be found in a PDF by accessing the Start menu. Select “All Programs,” select the “IDEA” folder, then select the “Documentation” folder.

IDEA Advanced Statistical Methods Case Study

Advanced Statistical Methods for IDEA, can be used by analysts as a component of a continuous monitoring set of routines. The case study covers the use of the three statistical methods.

Advanced Statistical Methods for IDEA can be found in a PDF by accessing the Start menu. Select “All Programs,” select the “IDEA” folder, then select the “Documentation” folder.