Centre for Information System Auditing
• Building and Developing Capacity of Department of the Auditor General of Pakistan in the field of Information System Auditing.
• Equip personnel of the DAGP with the skills to use latest IT tools to bring in efficiency, economy and effectiveness within the department.
• Build capacity to undertake audits in the computerized environments.
• Continuous research and development in the field of IS Auditing.
i) CISA Course:
The main objective of the training is to familiarize participants with the theoretical concepts of IS Auditing and to impart training on IS audit process, know about information systems, IS controls and evaluate areas such as IT Governance, Security of Information Assets, Business Continuity and Disaster Management. Application of CAATs for effective desk audit and data analysis as well as IS Auditing controls, checklists of guidelines in different I.T areas. The course is designed as per prescribed criterion by ISACA for CISA exam. The advance level courses cover Network Security of Penetration Testing, Ethical Hacking, Advance Information Security, Database Audit, Web Server Audit etc.
ii) Audit Command Language (ACL):
The course is designed to enable the auditors to understand basic concepts used in ACL which to employ ACL to analyze data which resultantly add value to audits. While attending the two weeks course on ACL, the participants have the opportunity to understand the data analysis cycle, the methodologies used in data access, verifying data integrity, create expressions and apply data analysis commands in the light of relevant rules and regulations to identify data anomalies. In addition, the participants are given practical exposure to extract data from SAP R/3 system (both HR and FI), upload it in ACL and perform data analysis.
SAP-R/3 is the software being used by the Controller General of Accounts for purpose of preparing accounts. The courses for Accounts Officers are designed on SAP-R/3 FI & HR modules. The main purpose of the courses is that the participants should acquire user level understanding of the FI and HR modules. The course provided them opportunity to get hands on experience so that they may become proficient in components such as payroll, hiring, GP fund, Pension, prepare Monthly Civil Accounts and Annual Accounts and generate necessary reports related to both modules.
iv) Basic IT/MS IT Office:
One week IT courses are conducted for BS 11-17 officers. The participants are given opportunity to develop an understanding of computer hardware and software. The course further helps them in developing skills in MS Office applications such as MS Word, Excel and MS PowerPoint.
i) A state of the art computer lab comprising 25 computers has been established as per part of the Centre for Information System Auditing at Lahore. In addition a class room having seating capacity of 25 people has been constructed.
ii) A computer lab comprising 30 computers was also been functioning in PAAA since 2005 to conduct computer based short courses like ACL, SAP-R/s, Comprehensive Computer Practical Training (C.C.P.T) and Basic I.T courses. This lab has also been brought under the ambit of the CISA Centre.
PAAA, Lahore-Calendar 2020-2021 at a Glance (IT & CISA Wing)
|1.||Information Risk, Security and Controls||5 Days|
|2.||I.S Auditing||5 Days|
|3.||Foundation Course on ACL Workshop||5 Days|
|4.||Intermediate Course on ACL Workshop||2 Days|
|5.||ACL Scripting||3 Days|
|6.||Budget Preparation with M.S Excel||3 Days|
|7.||SAP (FI)||3 Days|
|8.||ACL Course for 47th STP||10 Days|
|9.||Auditing I.T Business Continuity Plans||2 Days|
|10.||SAP (HR)||3 Days|
|11.||Preparatory Course on CISA||15 Days|
|12.||M.S Excel Advance||3 Days|
|13.||MS Office||3 Days|
|14.||SAP (HR)||3 Days|
|15.||Budget Preparation with MS Excel||3 Days|
|16.||Audit Sampling and use of CAATs||5 Days|
|17.||SAP Course for 47th STP||10 Days|
|18.||CCPT Training (100 Hours)||15 Days|
|19.||Preparatory Course for CISA||15 Days|
|20.||M S Office|
|21.||Foundation Course on ACL Workshop||5 Days|
|22.||Intermediate Course on ACL Workshop||2 Days|
|23.||ACL Scripting||3 Days|
|24.||Information Security Audit||5 Days|
|25.||MS Excel Advance||3 Days|
|26.||Introduction to MS Project||2 Days|
|27.||Audit of Disaster Recovery Plans||3 Days|