BarnOwl

BarnOwl Remote Training Courses Curriculum

Below please find the BarnOwl training course outlines. If you would like to book a training session, please click on this link.

Remote BarnOwl Risk Management Session 1 (1/2 day)

  1. Brief Introduction to BarnOwl.
  2. Organizational Structure:
    • Understanding the Org Structure
    • Adding, Deleting and Moving Units
  3. Standard BarnOwl Functions – Adding an Item:
    • Adding objectives
    • Adding Risks
    • Adding Contributing Factors
    • Adding Consequences
    • Adding Controls
    • Adding Action Plans
    • Adding Risk Incidents
  4. Help
    • Online guides

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Remote BarnOwl Risk Management Session 2 (1/2 day)

  1. Registers:
    • Accessing Registers
    • Different Registers (Flat, Global, Standard)
    • Customizing a register
    • Grouping and Filters
    • Exporting registers
    • Favorite Views
  2. Reports:
    • Creating Reports
    • Viewing Reports
    • Creating Heat Maps
    • Scorecards
    • Favorite reports
  3. Voting
    • CSA’s (control Self-Assessment)
      • Capturing a Vote Template / CSA’s (control Self-Assessment)
      • Replying to a Vote Template / CSA
      • Tracking a Vote Template / CSA
      • Viewing Vote Template / CSA results
    • Surveys
      • Capturing Surveys
      • Replying to a Survey
      • Tracking a Survey
      • Viewing Survey results
    • Questionnaires
      • Capturing Questionnaires
      • Replying to a Questionnaire
      • Tracking a Questionnaire
      • Viewing Questionnaire results
  4. Help
    • Online guides

 

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Remote BarnOwl Lite (1/2 day):

  1. Brief Introduction to BarnOwl
  2. Organizational Structure
    • Understanding the Org Structure
  3. Standard BarnOwl Functions – Adding an Item:
    • Adding objectives
    • Adding Risks
    • Adding Contributing Factors
    • Adding Consequences
    • Adding Controls
    • Adding Action Plans
    • Adding Risk Incidents
  4. Registers:
    • Accessing Registers
    • Different Registers (Flat, Global, Standard)
    • Favorite Views
    • Exporting registers
  5. Voting
    • CSA’s (control Self-Assessment)
      • Replying to a CSA
    • Surveys
      • Replying to a Survey
    • Questionnaires
      • Replying to a Questionnaire
  6. Help
    • Online guides

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Remote BarnOwl Compliance Management (1/2 day)

  1. Introduction of the BarnOwl system
  2. Compliance Risk Management Process
    • Compliance Risk Identification
    • Compliance Risk Assessment
    • Compliance Risk Management
    • Compliance Risk Monitoring
  3. Working in the Regulatory Universe
  4. Compliance Risk Identification
    • Importing Regulatory Content into BarnOwl
    • Capturing Compliance Content Manually
    • Editing an Existing Regulatory Requirement
    • Updating an Existing Regulatory Requirement Via Import
  5. Compliance Risk Assessment
    • Rating a Regulatory Risk
    • Viewing the Regulatory Rating Rainbow
    • Applying Regulatory Requirements to Business Units
    • Setting Compliance Risk Ratings at Applied Units
  6. Compliance Risk Management
    • Capturing a Compliance Control
    • Setting Compliance Risk Ratings per Provision
  7. Compliance Risk Monitoring
    • Conducting a Control Effectiveness Voting Template
    • Updating Control Effectiveness Values from BarnOwl Lite
    • Creating, assigning and monitoring Action Plans
    • Creating Compliance Surveys
    • Completing a Survey using the BarnOwl Lite Web interface
  8. Compliance Reporting
    • Exporting a Register
    • Generating the Compliance Dashboard Report

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Remote BarnOwl Internal Audit Planning Session 1 (1/2 day)

  1. Audit Admin Setup
    • Audit Objective, Risk & Control Library / Process setup and applying to units
    • PFO (project file organiser) configuration for different types of projects
    • Audit resources
  2. Getting started with the BarnOwl Internal Audit module
    • Viewing the landing page
    • Project listing with all the favourite views
    • Audit universe / Process Tree
    • Organisation structure
    • Resource management
    • About the audit menus
  3. Capturing Internal Audit Plans
    • Creating annual audit plans (briefly cover this)
    • Assigning available resources
    • Capture an Admin Project time

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Remote BarnOwl Internal Audit Execution Session 2 (1/2 day)

  1. Creating Internal Audit
    • Creating an audit project
    • Complete Project Details and Start Project
    • Capturing planned hours (ON PROJECT DETAIL EDIT)
    • Select Audit content (Risk and controls to Audit)
    • Capturing an audit objective against a process (if not already setup in in the process tree).
    • Capturing new risks in the audit project
    • Capturing new controls against a risk in the audit project
    • Capturing an audit procedure and audit tests against a control (if not already setup in the process tree)
    • Rating control adequacy against a control
  2. Assigning work (Check-out / Check in)
  3. Basics of offline synchronization

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Remote BarnOwl Internal Audit Execution Session 3 (1/2 day)

  1. Opening Audit projects
  2. Execution of an engagement (By Preparer)
    • Risk and control gap analysis (Capturing newly identified risks and controls in a project)
    • Rate IA Control adequacy (if this hasn’t been done in planning already)
    • Capturing audit test samples
    • Capturing audit test results
    • Manual/Automatic Findings
    • Complete finding details
    • Rate IA Control effectiveness
    • Send findings for management comments
    • Import completed management comments
    • Capturing live Action Plans against findings
    • Prepare work for Review (P&R tab in audit objective)
    • Quick Prepare, Review and Sign off Register
    • Check-out work for review
  3. Reviewing
    • Review work and Raise review notes (where required)
    • Review inside an attached document (Word and Excel)
    • Review notes inside audit procedure test results
    • Working with Review Notes (Preparer and Reviewer)
    • Sign off review notes (Closing review notes – By Reviewer)
  4. Sign-off all items

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Remote BarnOwl Internal Audit Reporting Session 4 (1/2 day)

  1. Timesheets (Capturing actual hours in a project and outside of a project and reports)
  2. Reporting
    • Word Reports
    • Standard Reports (In project)
    • Client Custom Reports
    • Registers (In project)
    • IA Dashboard Reports (generated outside project and reattached to the project
  3. Closing an audit project
  4. Audit Alignment back to Risk Management and applying back to process tree
  5. Monitoring Action Plans: Web interface
  6. Follow up audits (briefly cover this)
  7. Help

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