Certificate course on Internal Audit of Rural Development Programmes

Certificate course on Internal Audit of Rural Development Programmes

Mode of learning: Self Learning

Duration: 3 weeks

Who should attend: The minimum qualification for admission to the Programme is graduation in any discipline from a UGC recognised University and this Programme is suited for both candidates in service / retired from Government or Private sectors with 2  years’ experience in Accounts, Audit, Engineering, Social Sector, Rural Development Sector, CSR Sector and NGOs.

Course Description: Internal auditing is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization's operations. It helps an organization to accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes. With commitment to integrity and accountability, internal auditing provides value to governing bodies and senior management as an objective source of independent advice. Professionals called internal auditors are employed by organizations to perform the internal auditing activity.

Thus, the Department has set up an Advisory Group on Internal Audit to suggest system for continuous improvement in implementation of schemes and better compliance.  The Group has suggested the scope of internal audit should expand from merely ascertaining compliance with rules and regulations to evaluation of achieving the objectives of the schemes.

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) in partnership with the Institute of Internal Auditors of India (IIA) developed training Modules accordingly and Centre for Internal Audit of Rural Development (CIARD), NIRDPR is taking up these trainings.

This certificate course has a four modules in which first three modules are theoretical and the final module is Practical where candidates supposed to visit the field and to do Internal Audit of RD Programmes in leadership of Internal Audit Consultants from Internal Audit Wing, MoRD and the same has to be present at NIRDPR in front of Expert Panel.

Category: Internal Audit