Risk Management, Internal Control and Auditing

llsms2090  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Risk Management, Internal Control and Auditing
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
30.0 h
Q1
Language
English
Prerequisites
LECGE1113E : comptabilité I
LECGE1219  : comptabilité II et analyse des états financiers
LECGE1315V : stratégie d'entreprise
Main themes
  • Importance of risk management from a strategic and operational perspective
  • Risk management frameworks and methodology
  • Internal control as part of risk management
  • Role of internal and external auditing in risk management and internal control
  • Internal and external audit methodology
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

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Having regard to the LO of the programme, this activity contributes to the development and acquisition of the following LO:

 

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Content
  • Strategic management and risk management
  • Operational management and risk management
  • Theoretical foundations of risk management
  • Risk management frameworks and methodologies
  • The COSO framework : detailed discussion
  • Internal control measures as part of riks management
  • The role and position of internal and external auditing in risk management and internal control
  • The internal audit methodology
  • The external audit methodology including ethical principles for external auditors
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

  • Theory classes
  • Reading materials
  • Project presentations
  • Group discussions
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Continuous evaluation
  • Date: week 1 and 2
  • Type of evaluation: Reading articles test
  • Comments: 20%
Evaluation week
  • Oral: No
  • Written:  hours to be specified
  • Unavailability or comments:  40%
Examination session
  • Oral: No
  • Written: No
  • Unavailability or comments: No
Bibliography
Support de cours
  • Slides, texts, articles and case studies posted on Moodle.
  • The COSO ERM Framework (available for free online).
  • Internal Auditing: Assurance & Advisory Services, 3rd Edition by Kurt R. Reding (Author), Paul J. Sobel (Author), Urton L. Anderson (Author), Michael J.Head (Author), SridharRamamoorti (Author), Mark Salamasick (Author), Cris Riddle (Author)
  • Principles of Auditing: An Introduction to International Standards on Auditing, 3rd Edition by Rick Hayes, Roger Dassen, Arnold Schilder, Philip Wallage.
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in Management

Master [120] : Business Engineering