Presentation on theme: "SURVEYS And Their Role In Training Sessions. Learning Objectives Understand how to introduce surveys into training sessions Identify appropriate survey."— Presentation transcript:
Learning Objectives Understand how to introduce surveys into training sessions Identify appropriate survey questions Discuss NASACT survey results Enjoy benefits of survey information
Survey Uses As an ice breaker To share information Provide advice Test overall topic knowledge
Course Examples Fraud Internal Controls GASB or Yellow Book Performance Auditing Compliance Auditing Workpapering Report Drafting
Sample Questions How do you stay current on industry standards? Please list audit tasks over the last 3 months that did not go as planned. What steps could be taken to shorten the report drafting process?
ILLINOIS OAG Example #1 Class: Performance Fieldwork Phase Sample Questions to Managers: What types of fieldwork test(s) were conducted? What information helped you most in the development of your fieldwork tasks?
ILLINOIS OAG Example #1 Class: Performance Fieldwork Phase Sample Questions to Staff: What fieldwork tasks did you find most interesting to complete? Which tasks took more time to complete than anticipated and why?
ILLINOIS OAG Example #2 Class: Internal Controls Sample Questions to Panel: What instruments do you use to test internal controls? From your experience, what is the most common internal control weakness agencies face? Have you ever run across internal control weaknesses that could have (or did) lead to fraud or abuse?
Appropriate Time Allotment Discuss responses as a minor segment Develop the class around the responses Utilize responses as needed
Targeting Your Population By division (all staff levels) By level (all managers across divisions) By expertise (One or two individuals)
Preparing Your Questions Open vs. closed questions General vs. detailed information Hard facts vs. fun facts
Soliciting Your Survey Seek out an early opinion or two
Reviewing and Organizing Your Results Look for: – trends in responses –dry responses –negative responses and, –presentation options