Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Invitation for empanelment of Experts/faculties for Committee on Information Technology by ICAI

(Post‐Qualification Course on Information Systems Audit, Workshops,
Conferences and Seminars in IT‐related areas)

The Committee on Information Technology of ICAI offers a highly popular Post-Qualification Course (PQC) on Information Systems Audit (ISA) leading to the designation D.I.S.A. (ICAI). Over 34,500 members have got trained so far under this course. The Committee also conducts workshops, conferences and seminars in IT and IT-related areas across the nation.

The Committee is in the process of enhancing its faculty bank on national level in order to effectively conduct the ISA and IT-related workshops, conferences and seminars, which are generally organized on holidays including Saturdays and Sundays. The relevant areas/topics covered are stated below:.

I. Post-Qualification course on Information Systems Audit: The broad coverage includes following modules:(1) Information Technology, IS Infrastructure and Emerging Technology
(2) Information Systems Assurance Services
(3) Governance and Management of Enterprise Information Technology, Risk Management and Compliance Reviews
(4) Protection of Information Systems Infrastructure and Information Assets
(5) Systems Development: Acquisition, Maintenance and Implementation
(6) Business Continuity Management
(7) Business Applications Software audit

Selected faculty would also help in developing practical case studies, preparing questions bank, etc., relevant to members of the accountancy profession.

II. Expert speakers for One Day/Two Days Seminars/Workshops for following Topics:
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Effective use of Accounting Software 

Sub Heading
ERP Implementation

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Governance under IT Act

Sub Heading
 IT Law Regulation
IT Governance
IT Compliance under Companies Act, 2013

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Audit and security under IT Environment

Sub Heading
Data Migration Audit
Auditing in ERP Environment
Auditing Information Security
Information Systems Audit
Auditing of CORE Banking Environment
Network Security Audit
General IT security Awareness for CAs
Cyber Security
IS Security

Main Heading
New Horizon in ITES 

Sub Heading
Cloud Computing
Cobit 5 Framework
Big Data- Governance and Compliance
Data Loss, Prevention & Protection
Forensic Accounting & Fraud Detection
Mobile Computing
Social Media Risk
Business Intelligence Tools

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Using Excel for Enhance productivity 

Sub Heading
Advanced Excel for MIS and as an Audit Tool

III. Case Studies Required
The Committee also proposes to develop series of Case Studies for Post Qualification Course on Information Systems Audit and Certificate Course on Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection to be used as part of the course deliberations and bring a publication in due course of time. Each case study should preferably contain a brief synopsis, objective, test data, processes/ procedures to be followed, sample reports and their interpretation. Attractive honorarium and incidental expenses at actual would be paid for the case studies accepted and approved by the Committee, for which proposals are invited at the aforementioned address.

IT Experts with Minimum 5 years of teaching experience at Post Graduate level in IITs, IIMs, Central/ State Universities and Specializing in the relevant areas are requested to fill-in Online Registration form available at the following link:

You can also send your detailed CV indicating your educational and professional qualifications and experience especially in IS Audit, teaching experience, area of specialization, PPTs and case studies that you propose to undertake during your deliberations to 

The Secretary,
Committee on Information Technology,
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India,
ICAI Bhawan, Hostel Block, Fifth Floor, A-29, Sector-62,Noida 201309.
In case of any query, interested competent applicants may call us at +91(120) 3045-961/-989, or alternatively e-mail us at

The honorarium would be in the range of Rs.1000- and Rs. 1500/- per hour depending on your qualifications and experiences. Apart from this, incidental expenses including travel and stay for outstation sessions will also be paid at actual as per ICAI rules.

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