Course Overview Lean Auditing is a book that will enable functions to assess how much they are really orientated towards value and productivity, and will likely provide practical tips that can be easily implemented to make further improvements. The book also contains key points for senior managers and audit committee members to consider, since they play an important role in helping audit teams ‘unlock’ the value and productivity improvements that are possible.
Training Duration Total Training Hours : 30 Hours
Training Duration : 1 Week
Total Training Days : 5 Working Days
Training Schedules Weekdays (Sunday to Thursday)
Regular Sessions : 6 Hrs Per day (9am to 2pm or 3.00pm to 9.00 pm)
Food & refreshments Included

WeekEnds (Friday & Saturday)
Fast Track Sessions: 8 Hours per day (9am to 5pm)
Food & refreshments Included
Certifications: 1) Certificate from Laurels Training Institute, Attested by Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA) government of Dubai, UAE

2) Certificate from American Institute of Professional Studies (AIPS) from USA (After 15 Days of course Completion which will couriered to the attendees office address)
Tests Yes
Learning Aids Yes
Course Material Hard & Soft Copies of Study Material
Language of Instruction English
Instructor Helpline Yes
1. Email
2. Social Media (For Emergency requirements)
Registration Requirements 1. Passport Copy
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Passport size photographs
4. Course Fee
Mode of Payment: Cash / Cheque / Credit Card / Bank Transfer.
Eligibility Criteria
(Who should attend this training)
All Officers in the field of Audit..
Course Benefits 1. Identify your objective. A lean audit should be conducted
2. Plan for the audit. Company audits should ideally be carried out by a third party or audit team
3. Identify your company-specific scoring system. This point system should be tailored to each business
4. Apply lean standards to the audit procedure. Depending on your specific company's operations
5. Follow up after the audit. The best way to ensure that your business is effectively utilizing lean methodology
Course Contents / Outline

Assignment planning


Root cause analysis



Considerations during Lean Audit


Lean And Lean Auditing In Overview

1 Lean Auditing at AstraZeneca

2 A Brief History of Lean, Notable Principles and the Approach

3 Key Lean Tools & Techniques

4 The Development of Lean Auditing and Its Benefits

5 The Wider Benefits of a Lean Audit Approach


Looking At Internal Audit Planning And Assignment Delivery

6 Who Are the Customers of Internal Audit?

7 What Really Adds Value – And What Doesn’t

8 The Importance of Role Clarity in Assurance and the Insights Lean Can Offer

9 The Audit Plan: Taking a Value Approach

10 Factoring in Risk Assurance in the Audit Plan

11 Considering the Allocation of Resources to Optimize Value Add

12 Assignments – Types, Scheduling and Resourcing

13 Using Assignment Scoping and Planning to Drive Added Value

14 Assignment Delivery – Managing What Really Goes On

15 Using Communication and Quality Standards to Maximize the Added Value from Assignments

16 Assignment Follow-Up and Follow on


Looking At Key Underpinning Capabilities, Processes And Ways Of Working

17 Measuring Performance and Driving Improvements in Audit Ways of Working

18 Using Lean Audit Principles to Underpin Cultural Change in the Wider Organization

19 Leading the Audit Function

20 The Audit Function: Selection, Training & Development and Ways of Working

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