Internal Audit in the Light of COSO Internal Audit Framework

Prince Sultan University organized a seminar titled “Internal Audit in the light of COSO Internal Audit Framework”. The event was organized in collaboration with the American Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) in Riyadh branch on the 16th of September 2015. More than 200 people, accounting and finance specialists from different Saudi agencies, have attended the seminar. The participants of this event received a certification of Continuous Professional Education (CPE) from IMA. The seminar was opened by Mr. Hassan Abdulrahman Bahs, Institute Director of the Riyadh branch and International Financial Training Director in the Development and Training Center at SABIC. He emphasized that the branch will handle the organization of continuous workshops to help accounting and finance community in the kingdom to stay informed of the relevant development in the field. He concluded his speech thanking PSU for hosting the event. Three specialists were called to stage to give their input on the topic of the seminar, and they were the following: Dr. Muhammad Noor Alnabi, Associate Professor and coordinator of the accounting department in PSU – vice president of training and certificate branch of the institute. And Mr. Masoud Alrahman, Assistant Controller at General Motors company in Saudi Arabia. Finally, Mr. Arfan Ali, Director of Internal Audit at Tala Abu-Ghazaleh & Co. International.