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


Brief Overview of IIA 10 Core Competency Framework

Value Proposition of the Internal Audit Capability Model (IA-CM)

Concept of Critical Thinking and Why it Matters

Deep Dive into the Components of Critical Thinking

Application of Critical Thinking : General (non-assurance scenarios)

Strengthening Risk-Based Auditing Approach using Critical Thinking

Embedding Critical Thinking in Audit Planning, Execution and Reporting

Application of Critical Thinking : Assurance specific scenarios and illustrations

Action mapping : Change Management required for People and Assurance Processes

Price Plan

Chooseone of these Modes of Learning

On-Demand Animated Learning




  • Animated Videos (Special link to access)
  • Reading Materials (pre-course)
  • Learning Reinforcement for individual modules
  • Test Your Knowledge (post-course)
  • LIVE Q&A Session with the trainer (post-course) 
  • Summary Report (optional)
  • Course Completion Certificate

Live Webinar (2-days)

Approx. duration: 12 hours


  • Live Webinar Session (including case studies and Q&A session)
  • Reading Materials (pre-course)
  • Course Completion Certification

*There will be short breaks and lunch allocated at appropriate intervals

Individual: RM2,350





  • Face-to-face Learning (including case studies and Q&A session)
  • Reading Materials
  • Course Completion Certificate
Individual RM RM2,350 RM
Group Price Structure
No. of Participants Fee Per Participants
(On-Demand Animated Learning)
Fee Per Participants
(Live Webinar)
Fee Per Participants (Classroom)
3-5 pax 10% discount
> 5 pax 15% discount
Exclusive 20 seats per session for focused engagement

For groups of more than 10 person, please email us at hello.learninghub@centegy.com.my

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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