||Two days (16 CPE)
||Group Live Event
||8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
||Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows® desktop environment and Microsoft Office® applications
Bring a laptop with IDEA Version 9 or 10 already installed, if you need assistance contact the HelpDesk@audimation.com.
Note: Payment is due before the course. Occasionally it is necessary for Audimation Services to cancel a scheduled course. If a course is cancelled, the prepaid tuition can be: 1) refunded; 2) applied to another course for the same or a substituted colleague.
After completing this training, participants will be able to:
- Understand the purpose and use the basic features and functions IDEA offers, including navigating the IDEA Ribbon to quickly access audit-specific commands
- Determine what data is required, and how to obtain and import different data types into IDEA
- Effectively manage and use multiple databases
- Reconcile and examine data to search for outliers and potential fraud
- Isolate specific records for further investigation
- Profile data using stratification and summarization
- Identify irregularities including duplicate key and gap detection
- Apply commonly-used sampling techniques: systematic, random and stratified random
- Audit a general ledger file using a case study example
- Manipulate and add fields
- Use IDEA @Functions and build equations to add virtual fields, filter, sort and match data
- Work with multiple databases: appending and joining databases
- Basics for building equations to automate repeatable processes
- Document, report and share your findings
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