Course Detail(DGT040 : Applied Robotics Process Automation (RPA) for Auditors)

DGT040 : Applied Robotics Process Automation (RPA) for Auditors NEW

14.00 CPE Hours (Others)
Classroom

 

Please click here to download the registration form. Please contact ISCA (cpe@isca.org.sg) for more information.

Important:

This programme is supported by Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and the course fee is subsidised by ESG. Participants who are currently working for Small and Medium-sized Practices “SMPs” are entitled to ESG funding limited to only 2 participants per company. The course fee net of funding amount will be $360 (before prevailing GST).Participants who are unable to fulfil the funding requirements* are required to pay the full fee of $960 (before prevailing GST).

Registrations have to be submitted through a corporate account. If you do not have a corporate account with ISCA, please click here


*Funding Criteria: -

  • Participant must be an employee of a SMP
  • 100% attendance for the 2-day course
  • Completion of the in-class assignment which requires application of RPA script for audit process(es)
  • Implementation of RPA solutions within their firms after the course


This course aims to equip participants with the skills to easily create useful RPA scripts to automate the audit processes, without coding or programming knowledge. They will learn how to achieve this through using a RPA software. At the end of the course, participants will be able to immediately use the RPA solutions and adopt the use of RPA in their workplace.

Programme Outline

Course Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Understand what is RPA and how it can automate processes
  • Develop RPA scripts using case examples
  • Identify audit processes suitable for RPA implementation
  • Develop RPA scripts using learner’s selected process (es)
  • Deploy developed RPA solutions immediately at the workplace.

Course Content & Structure
 

Topics

No. of Hours

 

  • Introduction to RPA

1

 

  • Develop RPA scripts to automate selected audit process(es) through the following case examples using a RPA software :
- Accounts receivable confirmation preparation process
- Sending of emails
- Foreign exchange rate reasonableness
 

10

 

  • RPA clinic to apply RPA scripts on one case example (See Note 1)

3

Total Hours

14


Training Methodology

1.5 days training: Facilitated learning which includes classroom or practical sessions in a workshop.

0.5 day clinic: Review of projects and identify suitable accounting and auditing processes to automate. Please refer to Note 1 for details

Notes to Participant (Pre-course Preparation):

  • The RPA clinic on Day 2 afternoon includes an assignment which requires application of RPA script for audit process(es). Participant should bring along forms or templates currently used by the firm to the clinic for the purpose of completing the in-class assignment.


Examples of audit process(es) which RPA can be applied include, but are not limited to the following: 

    • Accounts payable confirmation
    • Bank confirmation
    • Legal confirmation
    • Letter of representation
    • Management letter
    • Sending of emails to client
    • Data entry and extraction of data to and from accounting systems
    • Preparation of documents such as the corporate secretarial process and audit acceptance
    • Sending of “Audit Request List/ Prepared by Client (PBC)” information
  • Participants to bring own laptop (note 3) downloaded with the following software prior to the course date:
  • Specifications of the laptop: windows OS, i5, 8 gig RAM and have access to internet.


Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

 

Intended For

Auditors from different staff levels, including audit associates, seniors, managers and partners.

Competency Mapping

Others = 14.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

08 Oct 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
09 Oct 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

There are no seats available.

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 1,027.20
For Non-Members: $ 1,027.20

Programme Facilitator(s)

Team of Professionals (DGT040)

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

12 Nov 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
13 Nov 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 1,027.20
For Non-Members: $ 1,027.20

Programme Facilitator(s)

Team of Professionals (DGT040)

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

04 Jun 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
05 Jun 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Team of Professionals (DGT040)

Date & Time

26 Mar 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
27 Mar 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Team of Professionals (DGT040)

Testimonial


The RPA training provides hands-on exercises for the participants to perform the script and learn through applications to achieve better learning outcomes.

Audit Senior from a mid-tier accounting firm


The RPA course is not only fun but covers good perspectives of concept and knowledge.

Audit Associate from a Small and Medium Sized Accounting Practices (SMP)


The training content can be apprehended easily and the training is well guided by the trainers.

Experienced Audit Associate from a mid-tier accounting firm


The course is easily understood by those who have no IT-background. The trainers are very patient and helpful!

Experienced Audit Associate from a mid-tier accounting firm


The training shows good examples on what could be done to improve audit efficiency.

Audit Senior from a mid-tier accounting firm


The training provides hands-on exercises and ends with a customised script which can be adopted immediately for implementation at the work place.

Partner of a mid-tier accounting firm

Funding

No funding Available!

Programme Facilitator(s)


Daryl Aw

Daryl Aw is a Chartered Accountant and lecturer. He teaches various auditing and accounting modules in Singapore Polytechnic School of Business (SB). He is also part of the RPA Team at SB and has worked on various RPA, accounting technology and Design Thinking projects with industry partners. He previously worked as an auditor with EY Singapore.

Ronnie Hoh

Ronnie is a Chartered Accountant and a lecturer with SB. He teaches accounting related modules like Business Accounting and Financial Accounting. He is also part of the RPA Team at SB and has supervised various RPA and accounting technology projects. He previously worked as an auditor with PriceWaterhouse Singapore.

Tang Kah Heong

Kah Heong is a senior lecturer with SB and has worked as an application consultant, where he implemented enterprise resource planning solution in the areas of financial, purchasing, production, inventory, sales and logistics functions for different organizations. Kah Heong is also the RPA Lead in SB and has conducted numerous RPA training and implemented RPA projects with organisation from across different function and sectors.

Germaine Lim

Germaine Lim is a Chartered Accountant and lecturer. She teaches various auditing and accounting modules in SB.  She previously worked as an auditor with EY Singapore. She is also part of the RPA Team at SB and has supervised RPA projects.

Lim Cheng Chong

Cheng Chong is a Chartered Accountant and Senior Lecturer with SB.  He started his career in the IT industry, and worked in external audit and in financial/management/regulatory reporting in the banking sector before joining SB. Cheng Chong teaches accounting, business analytics and programming modules, and has been involved in many successful process improvement initiatives. 

 

Please click here to download the registration form. Please contact ISCA (cpe@isca.org.sg) for more information.

Important:

This programme is supported by Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and the course fee is subsidised by ESG. Participants who are currently working for Small and Medium-sized Practices “SMPs” are entitled to ESG funding limited to only 2 participants per company. The course fee net of funding amount will be $360 (before prevailing GST).Participants who are unable to fulfil the funding requirements* are required to pay the full fee of $960 (before prevailing GST).

Registrations have to be submitted through a corporate account. If you do not have a corporate account with ISCA, please click here


*Funding Criteria: -

  • Participant must be an employee of a SMP
  • 100% attendance for the 2-day course
  • Completion of the in-class assignment which requires application of RPA script for audit process(es)
  • Implementation of RPA solutions within their firms after the course


This course aims to equip participants with the skills to easily create useful RPA scripts to automate the audit processes, without coding or programming knowledge. They will learn how to achieve this through using a RPA software. At the end of the course, participants will be able to immediately use the RPA solutions and adopt the use of RPA in their workplace.

Programme Outline

Course Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Understand what is RPA and how it can automate processes
  • Develop RPA scripts using case examples
  • Identify audit processes suitable for RPA implementation
  • Develop RPA scripts using learner’s selected process (es)
  • Deploy developed RPA solutions immediately at the workplace.

Course Content & Structure
 

Topics

No. of Hours

 

  • Introduction to RPA

1

 

  • Develop RPA scripts to automate selected audit process(es) through the following case examples using a RPA software :
- Accounts receivable confirmation preparation process
- Sending of emails
- Foreign exchange rate reasonableness
 

10

 

  • RPA clinic to apply RPA scripts on one case example (See Note 1)

3

Total Hours

14


Training Methodology

1.5 days training: Facilitated learning which includes classroom or practical sessions in a workshop.

0.5 day clinic: Review of projects and identify suitable accounting and auditing processes to automate. Please refer to Note 1 for details

Notes to Participant (Pre-course Preparation):

  • The RPA clinic on Day 2 afternoon includes an assignment which requires application of RPA script for audit process(es). Participant should bring along forms or templates currently used by the firm to the clinic for the purpose of completing the in-class assignment.


Examples of audit process(es) which RPA can be applied include, but are not limited to the following: 

    • Accounts payable confirmation
    • Bank confirmation
    • Legal confirmation
    • Letter of representation
    • Management letter
    • Sending of emails to client
    • Data entry and extraction of data to and from accounting systems
    • Preparation of documents such as the corporate secretarial process and audit acceptance
    • Sending of “Audit Request List/ Prepared by Client (PBC)” information
  • Participants to bring own laptop (note 3) downloaded with the following software prior to the course date:
  • Specifications of the laptop: windows OS, i5, 8 gig RAM and have access to internet.


Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

 

Intended For

Auditors from different staff levels, including audit associates, seniors, managers and partners.

Competency Mapping

Others = 14.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

Daryl Aw

Daryl Aw is a Chartered Accountant and lecturer. He teaches various auditing and accounting modules in Singapore Polytechnic School of Business (SB). He is also part of the RPA Team at SB and has worked on various RPA, accounting technology and Design Thinking projects with industry partners. He previously worked as an auditor with EY Singapore.

Ronnie Hoh

Ronnie is a Chartered Accountant and a lecturer with SB. He teaches accounting related modules like Business Accounting and Financial Accounting. He is also part of the RPA Team at SB and has supervised various RPA and accounting technology projects. He previously worked as an auditor with PriceWaterhouse Singapore.

Tang Kah Heong

Kah Heong is a senior lecturer with SB and has worked as an application consultant, where he implemented enterprise resource planning solution in the areas of financial, purchasing, production, inventory, sales and logistics functions for different organizations. Kah Heong is also the RPA Lead in SB and has conducted numerous RPA training and implemented RPA projects with organisation from across different function and sectors.

Germaine Lim

Germaine Lim is a Chartered Accountant and lecturer. She teaches various auditing and accounting modules in SB.  She previously worked as an auditor with EY Singapore. She is also part of the RPA Team at SB and has supervised RPA projects.

Lim Cheng Chong

Cheng Chong is a Chartered Accountant and Senior Lecturer with SB.  He started his career in the IT industry, and worked in external audit and in financial/management/regulatory reporting in the banking sector before joining SB. Cheng Chong teaches accounting, business analytics and programming modules, and has been involved in many successful process improvement initiatives. 


Upcoming Schedule

Date & Time

12 Nov 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
13 Nov 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 1,027.20
For Non-Members: $ 1,027.20

Programme Facilitator(s)

Team of Professionals (DGT040)

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709