Tech Talk with Caryn: Assurance Quality Control Management and Risk Assessment - Part 1

Date: Jun 24, 2020 - Jun 24, 2020

CPD hours: 2 Hours

Time: 09:00 - 11:00

Event Type: Webinar

Presenter: Caryn Maitland
Owner, Maitland & Associates

Risk and governance are essential elements of any business, the knowledge of which is vital for accounting, tax and audit practitioners.


Risk and governance are essential elements of any business, the knowledge of which is vital for accounting, tax and audit practitioners. The quality of our work depends on creating an environment which promotes ethical and effective governance that produces quality work.   

This two-part session will address both risk and governance as business strategies to be managed and developed, as well as introducing attendees to the new ISQM 1 Standard on Quality Management.  This standard sets the tone for practice management and the atmosphere that both leadership and staff need to work in. 

Join Caryn Maitland CA(SA) on 24 June 2020 from 09:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for this webinar as she gives you a an introduction to quality control management and risk assessment in assurance engagements.  

 Learning objectives  

  By the end of this event the participant should: 

  • Understand the relationship between risk, governance and compliance; 

  • Understand risk management; 

  • Understand the importance of risk assessment for quality control; 

  • Know how to create an environment for producing quality engagements; and  

  • Have an overview of ISQM 1. 


The webinar will cover the following topics:  

  • Risk, governance and compliance concepts. 

  • What is risk management? 

  • The importance of risk assessment for quality control 

  • Creating an environment for producing quality engagements. 

  • An overview of ISQM 1. 

Obtaining your CPD certificate 

This webinar qualifies for 2 CPD hours with your professional body including: ACCA, SAICA, AAT, SAIPA, SAIBA, IAC, CIS, ICBA, LSSA, FPI, and the IBA. The SAAA CPD policy is compliant with IFAC IES7 and is recognised by all relevant professional bodies. 

All attendees are issued with a CPD certificate available in an online profile. 

About the presenter 

Caryn Maitland CA(SA) 

Caryn Maitland is a Chartered Accountant (SA). She has been a member of IRBA as a registered auditor and accountant since 2002 and is also a registered member of SAICA. 

Caryn has lectured Auditing and Accounting at various institutions and has conducted independent workshops and seminars for professional accountants since 2006 on various topics.  

Caryn has presented on the national tour for the annual Legislation Update with ProBeta Training (Pty) Ltd in 2014 and 2015, as well as on the FASSET national tour for the Tax Administration Act in 2014.  She is also involved with the annual SAICA SMP Technical tour. 

 Who should attend 

  The following persons will benefit from attending this webinar: 

  • Professional Accountants including: RA(SA), CA(SA),PA(SA) and BAP(SA); 

  • Bookkeepers; 

  • Accounting department staff; and  

  • Trainee accountants.   


  • R 475.00 - Online admission - Individual. 

  • R 950.00 - Online admission - Company. 

  • R 0.00 - Paid-up CPD subscribers. 


Steps to register for the event:  

If you already have a profile, login and register for the webinar. 

If you don’t have a profile, create a free profile then login and register for the webinar. 

Click here to create a free profile (There is no charge to create a profile and gain access to our free Monthly Practice Management Series). 

Click here to find out about the Technical Resource Centre & CPD Subscription options. 

Additional material 

  By attending this webinar you will be provided with: 

  • Summarised slide presentation 

  • Reference documents and / or course material where available 

  • You can ask questions during the webinar and you will also have access to me the presenter after the webinar 


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