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Learn how to develop and administer an effective continuous audit process for an organization. As part of the Rutgers Stackable Business Innovation Program (rSBI), the Continuous Auditing Concentration is stackable with the following master's programs: MBA in Professional Accounting, MACC in Financial Accounting, MBA
This concentration explains the process of continuous auditing from start to finish and how to perform continuous control monitoring and risk assessment in real-time. The concentration will also demonstrate how such a solution can be implemented in an organization.
You can take the course listed below as individual classes or as stackable courses towards the completion of a concentration.
This course examines the principles and components governing management information systems with strong emphasis on the importance of internal control within the system. Illustrates the role of the computer in accounting and general information systems and accounting transactions processing, environment of information systems, designing new system controls, flowcharting, management, designing computer-oriented controls, systems analysis, design, implementation, and follow-up principles of systems design and standards of internal control.
This is the first course of the Audit Analytics Certificate Program. There are two main purposes of this course: (1) introduce the basic application of analytics to both internal and external audit processes in current ubiquitous computer-based information systems, and (2) introduce the application of audit analytics to organizations. This course emphasizes the usage of statistics and the interpretation of results to be used as audit evidence. It is designed to impart the theory and practice of the foundational statistical techniques applied in an audit.
This course offers a methodology for implementing continuous auditing along with critical success factors. By the end of the course, the learner will be able to define continuous auditing and how it differs from continuous monitoring. The student will learn to identify the benefits of continuous auditing and possible pitfalls if it is not properly implemented, and to identify the steps in implementing continuous auditing: Plan, Acquire & Validate, Test & Report, and Maintain.
The capstone course in the Audit Analytics line of study. Students participate in an individual study project with an advisor. Students will apply what they have learned to develop a deeper understanding in the application of analytics in audit. At the end of the course the student will have conducted a novel research project that will have involved applying analytics in an audit related setting.
The concentration and courses are offered by the Accounting & Information Systems Department
Sample Relevant Careers: Controller, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Compliance Auditor, Financial Accountant, Financial Auditor, Government Accountant, Government Auditor, Information Technology Auditor, Internal Auditor, Management Accountant, Data Analyst, Credit Risk Officer, Consultant, Financial Advisor