Course ID: ADRED

Assessing and Documenting the Reliability of Electronic Data

This course is aimed at those who serve in an audit or compliance function and who are responsible for evaluating organizational data. Participants will learn how to effectively phrase data requests and how to assess whether the data received is sufficiently accurate, complete and reliable for the intended usage. Learn from real life examples of major data analytics projects how to report findings for all possible reliability considerations and some tips and tricks for handling thorny data problems. (Qualifies for Yellow Book)

Learning Objectives
  • Review data standards governing reliability of data used in audits
  • Analyze data reliability and make recommendations based on the findings
  • Recognize any data problems that are questionable
  • Document reliability of data in an audit context

Major Topics
  • Data standardsgoverning reliability
  • Data reliability determination and reporting assessment
  • Reliability of data in an audit context

Who Should Attend

All levels of staff

Fields of Study
Auditing (Governmental)



Business Learning Institute

CPE Credits


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