events | 01 February 2021

Audit Risk Assessment

This session will focus on the need for risk assessment emanating from auditing standards.

Course Description:

It will commence by providing a high level overview on the role of risk assessment in establishing the overall audit strategy. It will then delve into identifying and assessing the risks of material misstatement through understanding the entity and Its environment. This includes an overview of the nature, timing and extent of the risk assessment procedures performed during an audit. The session will also touch upon the process of establishing the materiality levels for the audit of the financial statements, including the determination of the appropriate benchmarks and other metrics, as well as the re-assessment of such levels as the audit progresses.

Target Audience:

This session is relevant to external auditors and students.

Learning Outcomes:

The session is aimed at increasing awareness and understanding of the risk assessment process within a financial statements audit.


A basic understanding of the scope and conduct of an ISA audit.

Date: 24/06/2021

Time: 14:00 – 16:45 (15 minutes break)

Venue:Live online session – details of how to join the meeting will be sent once registration is complete

Fee: €40

CPE Hours: This course qualifies for 2.5 hours of structured CPE which can be classified as Core Competency. A certificate of attendance will be provided at the end of the session.

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Cooperation Partners
  • Malta Employers' Associations
  • Malta Association of Credit Management