Public Sector Auditing Course

The Public Sector Auditing training is designed to offer professionals a thorough understanding of the framework that promotes good governance, accountability and ethics in the public sector. Participants gain deep insights into the role of auditing and governance in the public sector as well. This comprehensive training discusses auditing standards (INTOSAI) and principles that participants can put into practice to improve the accountability and transparency of their divisions.

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  • 36 Hours Training
  • Online / Classroom / Onsite
  • 28 Jul, 2024 / 28 Jul, 2024
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What is this Public Sector Auditing course all about?

The Public Sector Auditing course enhances professionals' proficiency in auditing and governance practices and principles in the public sector. In this course, participants explore the fundamentals of the public sector audit environment and the legislation that underpins it. Participants also get to gain in-depth knowledge about the professional standards and guidelines that are essential for the credibility, quality and professionalism of public sector auditing.

Why is getting trained on Public Sector Auditing important?

Public Sector Auditing training is designed for professionals to broaden their knowledge and acquire skills and competence to work confidently in the public sector auditing environment. Through this training, professionals get acquainted with the latest legal changes, techniques and standards that are used in public audits. This training is the magic key to professionals to boost their careers in the field of public audit.

Why do companies hire professionals with Public Sector Auditing certification?

Organizations in the public sector are required to hire auditors in order to have their policies, financial statements and procedures checked. Certified professionals gain an upper hand in such cases as they bring to the table their demonstrated knowledge in auditing principles and standards. Their expertise lies in examining and evaluating the effectiveness and soundness of financial administrative and internal control systems put in force by the organizations. They play a crucial role in protecting the organization’s financial operations.

Industry Trends

An audit is an indispensable tool for the sound and effective functioning of governments. The Public Sector Auditing certification comes with its own set of merits and opportunities in the market. Let us see how.

Market trends

Public sector audit is a sustainable and lucrative career path. The global employment market is witnessing tremendous growth in the auditing and accounting sector. According to the U.S Bureau of Labour Statistics, employment of accountants and auditors is projected to grow 7% from 202 to 2030. This is making the job outlook for public sector auditors positive with about 135,000 openings projected each year.

Salary Trends

Public sector auditing as a profession is a promising and rewarding one. Hence, jobs in the field of accounting and auditing come with high salaries. As per the data from, auditors in Dubai typically earn AED 10,600 per month and those in the public sector earns 6% more than those in the private sector.

Demand & Opportunities

Today, the demand for auditors is on the rise and professionals with demonstrated domain expertise are the most sought after ones. The Public Sector Auditing certification gives an assurance of the necessary competency in related roles, thus making these opportunities easier to avail.

A few of the most-sought public sector auditing jobs available in the Dubai region (as observed in popular Dubai job portals) follow:

  1. Audit Managers are responsible for organizing and managing internal audits according to audit plans
  2. Internal Auditors provide organizations with guidance on financial accuracy, internal controls and regulatory compliance
  3. Auditing Consultants perform operational and financial audits, internal control reviews and consult projects
  4. Auditing Directors direct the auditing of accounting and financial data of various departments
  5. Audit Executives govern internal audit functions and steer the organization to achieve good corporate governance

Course Outcome

Successful completion of the Public Sector Auditing course will help you to:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of public sector auditing frameworks that promote good governance, accountability and ethics in the public sector
  • Learn auditing standards (INTOSAI) and principles widely used in the industry
  • Discover the latest legal changes, techniques and standards that are used in public audits
  • Develop an audit report for a public sector entity based on audit findings 
  • Evaluate the performance information of a public sector entity

Course Module


Types of Auditing

Audit Opinions & Audit Reports

  • INTOSAI-P - 1 The Lima Declaration 
  • INTOSAI-P - 10 Mexico Declaration on SAI Independence 
  • INTOSAI-P - 12 The Value & Benefits of SAIs- making difference to the lives of Citizens
  • INTOSAI-P - 50 Principles of Jurisdictional activities of SAIs
  • Peer Review Guidelines 
  • Guidance on Financial, Performance and Compliance Auditing 
  • Guidance on Audit of International Institutions
  • Guidance on Audit of Information Systems.
  • Guidance on Environmental Auditing & Sustainable Development 
  • Guidance on Audit of Public Debt, Assets and Policies 
  • Guidance on Performance Audit of Privatization
  • Guidance on Good policies related to SAIs Independence & Transparency

Public Sector Auditing / Government Auditing

Auditing: Public Sector vs Private Sector

Auditing Standards

  • ISSAI 100 - Fundamental Principles of Public Sector Auditing 
  • ISSAI 130 – Code of Ethics 
  • ISSAI 140 – Quality control for SAIs 
  • ISSAI 200 – Financial Audit Principles 
  • ISSAI 300 – Performance Audit Principles 
  • ISSAI 400 – Compliance Audit Principles 
  • ISSAI 2000 – Application of the Financial Audit Standards-International Standards Auditing (ISAs) 
  • ISSAI 3000 – Performance Audit Standard 
  • ISSAI 4000 – Compliance Audit Standard

Program Dates

28 Jul
  • 02:00 PM
  • Sun
  • Classroom
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Expert Instructors & Teaching Methods

Dr Srinivas is a leading industry professional in the field of finance and accounting. He is an established corporate trainer with demonstrated experience in his field. He is the holder of some of the world’s most valued professional credentials such as CMA, CPA, PMP, CCA, CFE, etc. He has an extensive educational background as well in finance which establishes his mettle in designing, developing and delivering excellent training programs. His training records mark exceptional results in guiding and teaching professionals of all experience levels and from diversified backgrounds. He integrates his excellent presentation skills with the knowledge of educational theories and methodologies to provide onsite and virtual training that is of unparalleled quality. His high community services contribution also ascertains his commitment to training potential aspirants to become tomorrow’s professionals.


  • ⦾ Ph.D. in Management, 2018 (Provisional yet to be received) OPJS University, India
  • ⦾ M.Sc. in Applied Psychology 2016, Bhartiyar University, India
  • ⦾ MBA in Finance 2012, Nagarjuna University, India
  • ⦾ LLB 1998, Osmania University, India
  • ⦾ M.Com 1994, Osmania University, India
  • ⦾ B. Com 1990, Osmania University, India


Professional Qualifications


  • ⦾ Certified Public Accountant, (CPA), The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, U.S.A
  • ⦾ Certified Management Accountant, (CMA), The Institute of Management Accountants, USA
  • ⦾ Certified Fraud Examiner, (CFE), Association of Fraud Examiners, USA
  • ⦾ Certified Cost Accountant (ICWA-Inter), The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India, India
  • ⦾ Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute

Dr. Srinivas, PhD, MSc, MBA, LLB, CMA, CPA, PMP

Mr. Kashif is an experienced management consultant having more than 20 years of training experience in corporate governance, risk management, compliance in finance, and many more. His vision has transformed many organizations into successful ventures in UAE and globally. Mr. Kashif’s sound judgment and input have helped many organizations to run smoothly. Being a well-known Chartered Accountant himself, Mr. Kashif knows about Process Auditing, Developing Internal Controls, Investment Management, and many more. Apart from his educational qualification, he is an experienced visionary. His insights have helped organizations immensely, and they are enjoying the reaps of success. He has won many international accolades to date. With the “Communicator of the Year” award under his belt, his teaching has motivated students to aim for excellence. Mr. Kashif uses different methodologies to accommodate various learning approaches and makes the teaching engaging and interactive. He is committed to assisting students in realizing their maximum potential and helping them into successful, well-rounded people, both within and beyond the classroom walls.

Work Experience

  • ⦾ Partner, NSKT Global, Dubai
  • ⦾ Group Internal Audit Manager, Mohammad Omar Bin Haider Holding Group, Dubai
  • ⦾ Head of Internal Audit, Dulsco, UAE
  • ⦾ Head of Risk & Internal Audit, Bukhatir Group, Sharjah
  • ⦾ Group Internal Auditor, Al Abbas Group, Dubai
  • ⦾ Senior Auditor, KPMG, Dubai
  • ⦾ Semi Senior, Deloitte, Saudi Arabia


Professional Certifications


  • ⦾ Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • ⦾ Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • ⦾ Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • ⦾ Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT)
  • ⦾ COBIT 5

Mr. Kashif Husein

Why Count on Learners Point?

Being the leading provider of the Public Sector Auditing course in Dubai, at Learners Point we help professionals master the necessary skillsets for a successful career ahead.

Following are the USPs our Public Sector Auditing training course offers you:

  • We look at real-world scenarios organizations face and formulate our Public Sector Auditing training course evaluating practical requirements
  • Apart from theoretical knowledge, we also focus on practical case studies to give you a reality check and insight into what exactly will be asked of you while delivering in a demanding role
  • Our bespoke Public Sector Auditing course also equips you with hands-on experience by offering assignments related to the actual work environment
  • Apart from organizing group sessions, we also offer a guided learning experience to enhance the quality of our Public Sector Auditing training program
  • We also take a discrete approach to career guidance so that one can be successfully placed as a professional

Learners Experience

"I can't thank the instructors enough for their dedication and expertise in the Public Sector Auditing Course. Designation 5 has set me apart in the field of public sector auditing. The practical skills and insights gained have been instrumental in my professional advancement."

Loran Dsuza

Public Sector Audit Consultant

"Attending the Public Sector Auditing Course and obtaining Designation 5 was a turning point in my career. The knowledge and expertise I gained have made me a more confident and capable auditor. Plus, it's opened up new opportunities I never thought possible. Truly transformative!"

Laika Asig

Audit Supervisor, Federal Agencies

"The Public Sector Auditing Course and Designation 5 have been game-changers for my career in public auditing. The course content was relevant and up-to-date, and the skills I gained have been immediately applicable to my work. It's a valuable investment in your professional growth."

Luke Ali

Senior Government Auditor

"I can't express how grateful I am for taking the Public Sector Auditing Course and achieving Designation 5. The course was comprehensive, and the instructors were top-notch. It not only expanded my knowledge but also boosted my career prospects. Highly recommended!"

Kamran Ali

Certified Public Sector Auditor (CPSA)

"I had an amazing experience learning with Learners Point Academy. They're thorough and to the point. Always."

Gabriella Hermina


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FAQs on Public Sector Auditing Course

Public sector audit is a sustainable and lucrative career path. The global employment market is witnessing tremendous growth in the auditing and accounting sector. According to the U.S Bureau of Labour Statistics, the employment of accountants and auditors is projected to grow 7% from 202 to 2030. With great pay and opportunities for growth, public sector auditing is a good choice of career.
This Public Sector Auditing training is designed for professionals to broaden their knowledge and acquire skills and competence to work confidently in the public sector auditing environment. Through this training, you get acquainted with the latest legal changes, techniques and standards that are used in public audits. This training is your magic key to boosting your career in public audit.
There are no specific pre-requisites required to enrol in this Public Sector Auditing training. However, relevant working experience in the field of audit in the public sector, administration or government will be an added advantage.
At Learners Point, if a participant doesn’t wish to proceed with the training after the registration due to any reason, he or she is entitled to a 100% refund. However, the refund will be issued only if we are notified in writing within 2 days from the date of registration. The refund will be processed within 4 weeks from the day of exit.
As governments are turning to audit professionals to ensure compliance with financial control standards, great career options are opening up. The rapid growth of the Gulf region is fuelling demand for auditing professionals, especially in the public sector. This can lead to a bright future and impressive job prospects for public sector auditing professionals in the UAE.
This Public Sector Auditing training is aimed at professionals in the public sector wanting to enhance their proficiency in auditing principles and practices. It is ideal for:

1) Government Controller & Auditor General(C&G) Staff
2) Government Auditors
3) Public Sector Auditors
4) Government Audit Department Staff
5) Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) Staff
6) Auditor General Office Staff
The training at Learners Point is interactive, immersive, and intensive hands-on programs. We offer 3 modes of delivery and participants can choose from instructor-led classroom-based group coaching, one-to-one training session, or high-quality live and interactive online sessions as per convenience.