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Courses offered by the Committee

The Committee on Information Technology has been constituted by the Council of the Institute as a non-standing Committee in the year 2000 to identify the emerging Information Technology challenges and convert them into gainful professional opportunities members through courses, conferences, seminars, workshops, technical guides, e-Learning modules. This section of the Committee Portal provides relevant details of the courses offered by the Committee for the benefit of members...........

Forensic Accounting & Fraud Detection

The Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, recognizing the need for Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection, in the emerging economic scenario, has decided to launch the “Certificate Course on Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection”. Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection specialization is in increasing demand considering increasing incidents of cyber crimes and frauds detection. It is the practice of utilizing accounting, auditing, CAATs/ Data Mining Tools, and investigative skills to detect fraud/ mistakes..............

CPE Courses on CAAT

Businesses are making increasing use of computers/ information technology to process & manage their operations, particularly those related to accounts & finance. While physical records are fast disappearing, the volume and variety of transactions are increasing in increasing proportion. In the times to come, accountants and auditors have to increasingly make use of the computers for financial analysis and reporting for accounting, auditing.....

ERP Courses

The Committee on Information Technology has identified IT Enabled Services (ITES), particularly ERP, as the next area for development for the profession, after the Post Qualification Course (PQC) on Information Systems Audit (ISA). As a part of this ERP Initiative, the Committee is organizing ERP Courses through leading ERP Vendors in the country .......

Practical Workshops

Considering increasing demand from members to provide practical exposure to use of computers as an audit tool – GAS/ CAAT, IS Audit of Banks, Systems Audit, the Committee on Information Technology has started organizing practical workshops on so many topics. Many Practical Workshops have been organized in different parts of the country and have been very well received by members participating in them .......

Computer Awareness Programme for Members

The Committee on Information Technology and Continuing Professional Education Committee of ICAI have jointly started offering "Computer Awareness Programme for Members" as a part of the Institute initiative to ensure that the profession is IT Savvy. This course aims to provide the necessary hands-on practical training on use of computers to mundane activities - Word Processing using MS-Word, Analysis & Charting using MS-Excel, Accessing Mails using Outlook Express and searching the internet for useful information, apart from providing introduction to computers and associated terms .......

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CPE Course on CAAT

As we are aware, businesses are increasingly making use of computers/ information technology to process & manage their operations, particularly those related to accounts & finance. While physical records are fast disappearing, the volume and variety of transactions is increasing in increasing proportion. In the times to come, accountants and auditors have to increasingly make use of the computers for their requirements for financial analysis and reporting for accounting, auditing, taxation and other requirements Recognizing CAAT as a thrust area for members to develop, the CIT organizes a CPE Course on CAAT for 100 hours to provide the required level of training and development support, in this critical area for members. The syllabus of this course has also been thoroughly revised and revamped to better address the requirements of members in using computers for their financial/ accounting/ auditing analysis and reporting requirements The Committee on Information Technology of the Institute is pleased to announce a CPE Course on Computer Accounting and Auditing Techniques (CAAT) with the following thoroughly revised and revamped syllabus:

 
CAAT Syllabus
Sr. No. Title Coverage Total Hours Hands on
1 Windows 2000/XP Intro to Facilities & Commonly used features 3 0
2 Using MS Excel as
an Audit Tool
An Intro., Case Studies, Data Analysis & Reporting Features 18 12
3 RDBMS Concepts Database Concepts, Terminology, Models - An Intro; RDBMS, Data Modelling using ERD, DB Design using Normalization 6 0
4 MSAccess Creating Databases & Tables – An Intro; Event Handling & Report Generation; Using Macros - An Intro.; Using Queries - An Intro.; Case Study 15 12
5 Structured Query
Language (SQL)
Introduction to Data Definition Language Statements & Data Manipulation Language Statements (Creating Tables, Selecting Data, Inserting Data, Updating Records, Dropping a Table, Querying Database, Aggregating Data, Grouping, Ordering Data, Joining Tables etc.) & Case Studies 15 12
6 CAAT Tools Capabilities & Importing Data from Accounting & other Application Systems - An Intro; Analytical Reports, Duplicates/ Gaps. Sorting & Charting; Stratification, Summarization, Statistics & Aging - An Intro.; Sampling, Macros, Audit Trail, Pivot Tables - An Intro. 43 40
    Total Hours Allocated 100 76
 
The CAAT Course Registration Fee is Rs.1,500/-. The Institute Regional Councils/ Offices/ Branches/ CPE Chapters would be charging Practical Training Fee between Rs.4,500/- to Rs.6,000/- considering the local costs and number of candidates participating in the batch. They would also arrange for tea and refreshments on contributory basis, in case required by the candidates.
 
Candidates who complete the CAAT Course by attending 90% of the sessions would be issued a CPE Certificate, under the aegis of CPEC for participating in the CAAT course giving 20 CPE hours in the applicable/ approved format of CPE Certificate Form, for the CAAT Course.
 
Institute Members desirous of joining the CPE Course on CAAT are requested to contact their respective Regional Councils/ Offices/ Branches/ CPE Chapters to start suitable batches in which they can participate.
 
Members of the ICAI interested in taking the CAAT Course have to apply for registration using the online Registration Form available at http://cit.icai.org along with the requisite course fee, two copies of recent passport sized photographs and proof of ICAI membership
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