Italy, Pisa

Summer School in public auditing and accountability. Data mining and analytics: what implications for auditing

when 23 July 2018 - 27 July 2018
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 1000

Auditors need to develop and improve their ability to analyse change, to address
the related risks and challenges and to continuously adapt their audit methods
and approaches. To do so, it is essential for audit institutions to develop a
mutually beneficial relationship with academic researchers. In other terms, audit
profession and research must advance hand-in-hand.
With this goal in mind, the University of Pisa and the European Court of Auditors
(ECA), the EU’s independent external auditor, have set up and jointly organised
a “Summer School in public auditing and accountability.

Course leader

Prof.ssa Giovanna Colombini

Target group

The School is open to a wide range of participants: auditors, civil servants,
students and scholars, researchers and professionals interested in auditing
practice and financial accountability.
The courses are aimed specifically at the following target groups:
auditors of all kinds (junior or senior, from the private or public sector, financial or
performance auditors);
students (postgraduate, doctoral and post-doc) from a range of disciplines,
including law, political science, economics, sociology, public administration, EU
studies, public finances, accounting and audit;
researchers and lecturers in the same disciplines;
civil servants from EU institutions and bodies, from international organizations,
and from national and subnational institutions and administrations.

Course aim

The School is a new learning opportunity for professional auditors (in both the
private and public sectors), for students and scholars as well as for other civil
servants and professionals to keep up to date on trends and developments in
this fast-evolving field.
In line with the ECA’s strategy, the School will open a structured dialogue with
the academic world, provide additional opportunities for high-quality training,
facilitate knowledge exchange between practitioners and researchers and – last
but not least – can provide a platform for study, discussion and information
exchange on audit-related issues.

Fee info

EUR 1000: fees euro 1.000
EUR 650: accomodation euro 650



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