CAATs – IDEA Data Analysis Software

Bhavan’s College. Computer Lab, Mumbai. 

10th & 11th July, 2009,
1st & 2nd Aug., 08,20th & 21st July, 2007
23rd & 24th February, 2007, 3rd & 4th November, 2006
1st & 2nd September, 2006, 14th & 15th July 2006, 2nd & 3rd June 2006, 
11th & 12th February 2006,
Thakur College Of Commerce, Internet Room, Mumbai
10th, & 11th, December 05, 22nd & 23rd October 05, 24th & 25th September 05,

Coverage and Contents

The workshop shall provide insights for elevating the performance and deliverables of the audit function through efficient and effective use of CAATs – IDEA – Data Analysis Software, and enable the auditor to identify exceptions and trends as never experienced before.

Programme- Day 1

Data Import
Data Manipulation and Analysis
Working with Tally
Traveling Expenditure case study

Programme- Day 2

Use of Equations and @ Functions
Accounts Payable case study
Scheduling a Task
Accounts Receivable case study
Benford’s Law of Digital Analysis
Data Search and Time Functions

Course Takeaways :

Enhance your understanding and appreciation of CAATs – IDEA – Data Analysis Software.

Learn how CAATs can help identify data inconsistencies, integrity issues, exposures and potential frauds in your environment.

Learn the level of preparedness required with CAATs during SOX exercises, fraud investigations, internal audits and data mining exercises.

Testimonials :

Thakur College Of Commerce, Internet Room, Mumbai.
th, & 11th, December 05, 22nd & 23rd October 05, and 24th & 25th September 05, 
All-important topics were covered in depth, explanations were simple and relevant, and practical based – Mr. Firdosh. Buchia – Sharp & Tannan Chartered Accountants. 
Interactive and friendly environment – Mr. Shehzad Yunus - BOC Pakistan Ltd. 
Good coverage and good technical knowledge of Presenters – Mr. Amit Shah - Pfizer Ltd. 
Facilitator resolved user queries on time – Mr. Deven Mehta - All Cargo Movers (India) Pvt. Ltd. 
Good case studies – Mr. Shrirang Ranawade - The Saraswat Co-operative Bank Ltd. 
Relevant case studies and prompt interactive feedback – Mr. Reji Varughese - Asian Paints (India) Ltd. 
Informative – Mr. Rajib Mukhopadhyay - Voltas Ltd. 
Presentation style was good, course was logically structured, focus on hands on exercises, and steady program pace – Mr. Swaminathan - Godrej Industries Ltd
Detailed and relevant course ware- Mr. Abhijit Dhamankar – Crompton Greaves Ltd.
Bhavan’s College, Computer Lab, Mumbai
th & 15th July 2006, 2nd & 3rd June 2006, 11th & 12th February 2006, 
Presentation was good, all the facts were clearly presented, with ample opportunity to interact and ask questions. – Ms. Sunari Dandeniya. - Commercial Bank Of Ceylon Ltd., Sri Lanka 
Practical issues were explained in simple language – Mr. Apurva Karekar. - Unichem Labs Ltd. 
Trainer was very comprehensive, articulate and the time management was excellent – Mrs. Genevieve Braganza. - Jet Airways 
Very good examples with easy to understand techniques. – Mr. Benoy George – Grant Thornton India
Personal attention given to each participant. – Mr. Rajesh Jeurkar. – Natu & Pathak Chartered Accountants
It was interactive and based on case studies – Ms. Adika Verma – SRF Ltd
Live presentation of case studies with thorough discussion of practical subjects – Mr. Bhavish Shah – Torrent Power SEC Ltd.