Interviewing Techniques for Auditors: Eliciting Information




CPE Credit: 16
Course Level: Basic
Prerequisite: None

Gathering information from employee interviews is an integral part of the audit process, but getting to the truth requires more than simple questions. Learn significantly more about a company when you conduct interviews that probe more deeply, follow up on signs of potential deception and politely — but firmly — pursue evasiveness.

This 2-day, instructor-led course will show you how to conduct more effective interviews during an audit in order to successfully obtain the truth and detect lies and deception.


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You Will Learn How To:  

Build effective interviews into audits 

Formulate questions that will elicit informative responses 

Foster rapport with interviewees 

Analyze how your body language affects communication with the interviewee 

Who Should Attend:  

Forensic and management accountants, accounts payable and financial analysts

Internal and external auditors, CPAs and CAs

Certified Fraud Examiners and other anti-fraud professionals

Members: $795
Non-Members: $995

CPE Credit 


Field of Study
Communications and Marketing 


Course Level



Advanced Preparation 



Delivery Method 


Full Course Outline



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