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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 .......

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Post Qualification Course on Information Systems Audit

GENESIS OF ISA COURSE

With IT becoming an integral part of the strategic business scenario, the Institute perceives an increase in the use of technology in Finance. The Council of the Institute has commissioned an IT Committee to introduce the Information Systems Audit (ISA) course. The highlights of the course are a contemporary curriculum, industry networking and cutting-edge technology. It focuses on comprehensive development of professional skills, through a well-devised curriculum and training methodology. ISA not only empowers Chartered Accountants to drive information development and system design, but also helps them to understand the finer nuances of system control and evaluation.

 

With the new challenges threatening the traditional domain, the council of the Institute - by commissioning ISA course - is not just coping with the demands of IT dynamics. It also seeks to leverage technology to enhance the professional skills of its members. The council is widening the scope of professional service to business, government, service organisations and society at large.

ISA VISION

This programme enables ICAI members to become world-class Systems Auditors, systems control & security professionals. Technology Consultants and Tech-savvy Finance Executives. It helps them to take on multiple roles, responsibilities and leadership in a complex and rapidly evolving business environment. It provides guidance and support in Information Technology (IT) to governments, corporates, service organisations and society at large, by:

  1. Setting learning standards for its members.
  2. Conducting research in system security, control and audit.
  3. Developing Information Systems(IS) audit standards and competencies.
  4. Establishing good governance and security practices.

Revised Prospectus for the Information Systems Audit (ISA) PQC

The Committee on Information Technology has great pleasure in presenting the thoroughly revised and revamped prospectus for the Post Qualification Course (PQC) on Information Systems Audit (ISA) to provide pertinent information to members wishing to pursue this course. The Revised Prospectus also includes the ISA Prospectus CD which provides following additional facilities:

E-Books:

  1. ISA Background Materials: To serve the twin purposes of
  1. Enabling members to have a view about the course contents before joining
  2. To Review the same during the intervening period of registration and starting of their ISA Professional Training classes so that they can better participate and understand the course content
  1. Technical Guide on IS Audit: to better understand the IS Audit Requirements
  2. ISA Prospectus: For electronic viewing of the prospectus.

Presentations:

  1. Systems & Process Assurance/ IS Audit: Highlighting the need for SPA/ IS Audit and how Chartered Accountants are better suited to offer these services
  2. About ISA: Highlighting major points about the PQC on ISA to enable members to have a clear understanding of the course requirements and procedures.

 

Registration Form for ISA PQC

 

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