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Workshop - Advanced Written Business Communication Workshop for Internal Auditors

14th and 15th June, 2019
IIA Workshop for Internal Auditors
Advanced Written Business Communication Workshop for Internal Auditors
Information Design: Information Structure
in Internal and Risk Assessment Reports
 
Objective:
 
  • Learn how to save time and money by structuring information in audit and risk assessment reports in a more “linguistically scientific” way
 
  • Learn how to design and structure information so that your reports are clear and logical, and easy for the reader to understand after reading them for the first time
 
  • Learn how to Plan, Organise, Draft, Revise, and Edit your own reports by following this Five Step Writing Process
 
  • And as a result, develop a set of communication skills that will help you to write more effective reports that get results and action, and get the immediate approval of your boss 
    (The guidelines provided in the Workshop can be applied to reports written either in English or Chinese or in any other language)


Please click HERE to download the Introduction, Objectives and other details about the Workshop.


 
Event Code: 0080
Topic: Advanced Written Communication Workshop for Internal Auditors Information Design:
   Information Structure™ in Audit and Risk Assessment Reports
Event Name: Advanced Written Communication Workshop for Internal Auditors Information Design:
   Information Structure™ in Audit and Risk Assessment Reports
Presenter(s):

Workshop Methodology:

Input integrated with analysis of sample audit and risk assessment reports

The Advanced Written Communication Workshops for Internal Auditors are designed and developed jointly by Madeleine Behan (M.A.) and Anthony Behan (M.A.). They are Communication Consultants and Discourse Analysts specialising in Information Design: Information Structure. Anthony and Madeleine Behan advise companies on the design and structure of their advanced spoken and written business communication, in particular, company financial and audit as well as risk assessment reports. Anthony Behan is the Founder and Managing Director of The Communication Group. He has an MA in Applied Linguistics specialising in Discourse Analysis and Corpus Linguistics.

After conducting Seminars/Workshops for the IIA, ISACA and HKICPA, John Swire and Sons (Hong Kong & Beijing), HSBC Group Audit (Asia Pacific Region), Hang Seng Bank, ICBC (Asia), MTR, Hospital Authority, DBS Bank (Hong Kong and Indonesia), ICBC (Asia), PwC, Grant Thornton (Hong Kong and PRC), the Link Management Ltd., the Sino Group and Wal-mart, China among others, they would like to share their views on Information Design and Information Structure in audit and risk assessment reports with the internal audit community. Their specialized areas include a research into the application of Discourse Analysis and Corpus Linguistics in both spoken and written business reports.

Date: Friday, 14 June 2019,
   Saturday, 15 June 2019
Time: Friday 14 June (9:00 am–6:00 pm) and Saturday 15 June, 2019 (9:00 am–1:00 pm)
Venue: Lecture Hall, 4/F Duke of Windsor Building
15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Fees: Early bird registration (on or before 6 June, 2019)
IIA Member HK$2,880, Non-IIA member HK$3,150

Registration (After 6 June, 2019)
IIA Member HK$3,200, Non-IIA member HK$3,500
CPE Hours: 13
   Participants will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement on full completion of Workshop
Requirements:  
Registration
Deadline:
Friday, 14 June 2019
Registration:
Please reserve your place e-mail tcgroup@netvigator.com
Enquiry: For reservation and inquiries, please email tcgroup@netvigator.com
Payment Terms:
Please send your cheque made payable to “The Communication Group Ltd.” together with
your reply slip to the address as shown below the latest three days before the Workshop. No refund will be given to no-show or cancellation after that date.

The Communication Group Ltd.
20/F Central Tower
28, Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong