Influencing While Auditing – Becoming the Influential Auditor

Course Overview

We’ve all had that one client.
You know the one.

You’re watching them about to do something that puts the company at extreme risk. And despite all the audit evidence, there is nothing you can do to convince them to go in a different direction.

  • Maybe they don’t trust you enough
  • Maybe the evidence wasn’t convincing enough
  • Maybe they simply don’t like you

Either way, the ability to influence others is an incredibly important skill. And auditors are not exempt from needing this skill.

Knowing how to influence can help auditors

  •  Sell risks, ideas and issues more naturally
  • Teach or train others more easily
  • Increase productivity through better communication
  •  Persuade people to positive outcomes


Course Benefits

  • Understand the importance of influence
  • Use your influence colleagues to help develop colleagues
  • User your influence to help clients to make sound control decisions

Learning Objectives 

  • Discover the right mindset to influence others
  • Explore 9 powerful influencing techniques
  • Discover how to use influence without using force or authority
  • Explore how to interact with others for the best result


Course Categories 
Auditing, Communication 

Course Level
Basic, Intermediate 

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

Delivery Methods Hybrid, In Person, Virtual 

Fields of Study Auditing, Communication 

Course durations (hours)
4, 6, 8 

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