Why This Course?

The accelerated changes in economic and market conditions due to the pandemic has resulted in radical shifts in business processes, organisation structures and subsequently, the risks.


Therefore, Internal Auditors are expected to think strategically on their feet and be bold to introduce improvement to the planning, execution and reporting processes.


Furthermore, Critical Thinking skill has long been recognised as one of the 10 core competencies for Internal Auditors by the IIA.

Learning Outcomes

Improve line of sight

Stretch your thinking ability and boundary

Inculcate creative and innovative review approach

Be more rational & disciplined thinker

Improve persuasive, communication and problem solving skills

Connected thinking with the management

Discussing risk and compliance issues that matter at strategic level


The Rapid Change in Today’s Business Landscape: Assurance function’s Challenges and Game Plan

Brief Overview of IIA 10 Core Competency Framework

Understand the Concept of Critical Thinking and Why it Matters

Deep Dive into the Components and Characteristics of Critical Thinking

General Application of Critical Thinking Skills

Strengthening Risk-Based Auditing Approach using Critical Thinking

Embedding Critical Thinking in Audit Planning, Execution and Reporting

Summary : Actions mapping for Internal Auditors

Price Plan

Chooseone of these Modes of Learning

Residential (3-days)

In-person training


  • Face-to-face Learning (including case studies and illustration)
  • Reading Materials
  • Training kit for each participant
  • Course Completion Certificate


Individual: RM2,350
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Early bird perks of 10% discount for registration received one (1) month prior to respective training dates.

In-house training available for a customised experience for your team.

For more enquiries, drop us a email at hello.learninghub@centegy.com.my and we are glad to assist.

Trainer's Profile

Steven Yee is a professional member of the IIA (Institution of Internal Audit) Malaysia and MICPA (Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants). He obtained his professional training in the Assurance and Business Advisory unit of PwC Malaysia from 1993–2003. He is the founder and Managing Director in Centegy Governance Consulting Group, a boutique consulting firm that provides a range of Governance, Risk & Control (GRC) Assurance services to corporations in the ASEAN region.

Steven has headed various IA, Risk and Compliance functions in different industries with reporting lines to Board Audit & Risk Management Committees and CEOs over the past 15 years. Through his practical experience and passion, he brings an appreciation of the disciplined approach and innovation required to deliver consistent and insightful assurance results to the clients. Steven is also a seasoned and enthusiastic trainer on GRC related subjects in the region and is a panel trainer with the IIA Malaysia since 2005.

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