Ask Better Questions, Get Better Answers, Perform Better Audits – The Art of Asking Questions While Auditing ™

Course Overview

Curiosity is the cornerstone of internal auditing. Curiosity requires auditors to ask a lot of questions. But continuously questioning clients is difficult. And we don’t learn the art of asking in school.

In this session we’ll discuss why asking questions is so difficult, common barriers to asking quality questions and time tested techniques to improve the quality of your questioning abilities when interacting with audit clients.


Course Benefits

Auditors attending this training course will

  • Improve their understanding of audit client personalities
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the communication process
  • Learn the critical elements for effective questions
  • Improve their questioning capabilities

Learning Objectives 

Participants in this audit training course will

● Explore the power of questions
● Identify the barriers to good questions
● Explore the communication cycle
● Discover the evolution of auditors
● Build better quality questions


Course Categories 
Auditing, Communication 

Course Level
Advanced, Intermediate 

Ideal Audience Auditor - Director, Auditor - Executive, Auditor - Manager, Auditor - Senior, Auditor - Staff

Delivery Methods Hybrid, In Person, On Demand, Virtual 

Fields of Study Auditing, Communication 

Course durations (hours)
6, 8, 12, 16 

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