Masters Program in Auditing in Belgium

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A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

The academic area of auditing refers to the analysis of financial records of an organization. Some common courses may include public auditing, law, finance and accounting, the auditing process and economy of the public sector.

With university education being upper most level in the education system of the Belgium, the government has put more emphasis to make sure that the students’ lives is made as simple as possible through the loan and grants programs. They offer sponsors for international students with poor and vulnerable backgrounds who would like to study in this country.

Masters Program in Auditing in Belgium

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Master in Management - Specialization in Financial Analysis & Audit

HEC Liège Management School - University of Liège
Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Liege

The "Financial Analysis & Audit" option aims to train future company and organization directors and managers who will be specialized in the professions linked to both internal and external auditing. [+]

Top Master's Degrees in Auditing in Belgium. Objectives: This program trains future executive managers and corporate executives of businesses and organizations specializing in all business areas related to both internal and external control processes. Target groups: The program is intended for students wishing to pursue a career in Finance (auditor, certified public accountant, etc.). Financial Analysis and Auditing is partially taught in English. Skills gained on completion of the specialization: ° In technical matters: - Mastery of accounting, financial, auditing and legal procedures necessary for a good understanding of the risks that organizations face on a daily basis; - The capacity to gauge these risks as to the strategic, economic, legal and ethical context of an organization’s environment; - The integration (or due consideration) of the strategic, ethical, legal and economic context of organizations, so as to develop systems for internal and external control, to manage the identified risks and to control them; ° In behavioral matters: To be able to develop an overall and cross-functional vision of the running of an organization, while combining their experience in the field with a more conceptual approach. Diploma and specific outcomes At the end of this specialization, students obtain the degree of “Master in Management, with a specialization in Financial Analysis and Audit”. Career opportunities in corporate finance as: - Finance director of a commercial or industrial company; - Credit analyst or credit manager with a commercial bank; - Consultant/ analyst in acquisitions and mergers; - Financial analyst: assistant financial manager in a large company; treasurer in a commercial or industrial company, or in a nonprofit organization; - Financial consultant in public or private entities (investments); - In matters of external control: as business auditor, external auditor, specialist consultant, certifying officer; - In matters of internal auditing: as comptroller, internal comptroller, internal auditor, internal process auditor; - In the financial professions: IRE (Belgian Institute of Company Auditors), IEC (Belgian Association of Chartered Accountants and Tax Advisors), IPCF (Belgian Institute of Chartered Accountants and Tax Accountants). In time, this degree quickly leads to a senior position in a wide range of companies and different types of organizations, to take-overs of existing companies or to a position of director or independent director on a board of directors. [-]

Executive Master of IT Governance and Assurance

Antwerp Management School
Campus Part time September 2017 Belgium Antwerp

This master is about embedding processes, structures and relational mechanisms throughout the enterprise, maximizing the value created from IT-enabled investments and minimizing IT-related risks. [+]

Executive Master of IT Governance and Assurance Information Technology (IT) has made its way into current dynamic and fierce business environments. More and more educated and assertive stakeholders are concerned about the governance, risk and compliance (GRC) challenges regarding IT. They now focus on how business benefits can be realized by IT-enabled innovation and how IT-related business risks will be diminished. Regardless of the many available models and frameworks, organizations still struggle with the challenge of turning these ideas into practice. As there are no simple solutions, organization are looking for advanced expertise grounded in research. In order to meet this demand, Antwerp Management School and Maastricht University School of Business & Economics have established a unique co-operation to offer this state-of-the-art “Executive Master in IT Governance and Assurance”. Why follow this program at Antwerp Management School? Both small and large organizations are on the lookout for talented IT governance and assurance professionals. These specialists understand, establish and evaluate the necessary leadership and organizational structures and processes that ensure that IT sustains and expands the enterprises objectives and strategies. These professionals require an in-depth understanding of IT governance and assurance and have to capabilities of integrating IT governance within the overall organization. This program’s objective is educating the next generation leaders in IT governance and assurance. This international program continues where the applied research of Antwerp Management School (IT Alignment & Governance (ITAG) Research Institute) and Maastricht University School of Business & Economics left off. This program offers sustainable, innovative and grounded concepts with proven practical applications. Antwerp Management School offers the only master degree program on business and technology accredited by NVAO and AACSB, compliant with E-Competence Framework, Euro CIO, ISACA – making it the best value in Benelux. Alumni of this program now hold leading positions in the IT governance and assurance profession. What can you expect? Content level: deepening expertise After attending this program You will have a broader and deeper understanding of general management and IT governance, management and assurance You will be able to identify and communicate IT related business value opportunities and risks of the organization You will be able to prepare and make management decisions in the field of audit, control, security and governance of IT You will be able to develop and execute IT related governance, management and audit/assurance projects You will be able to apply the international IT governance and assurance framework COBIT 5 You will be able to deliver a master project that is relevant for your daily work You will be prepared to successfully obtain professional certifications such as CISA (Certified Information Security Auditor), CISM (Certified Information Security Manager), CGEIT (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) and CRISC (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control); You will be awarded an official and internationally accredited Antwerp Management School masters’ degree and a University Certificate of the Maastricht University School of Business & Economics. Dublin Descriptors and Learning outcomes Executive Master of IT Governance and Assurance Dates Starts: 28th of September 2017 Duration: 2 years, part-time In-class sessions are organized every 3 weeks in blocks of 2 days: Thursday from 14:00 - 22:00) and Friday from 09:00 - 17:00). Fees € 21000 (VAT exempted) Includes: documentation, books and residential opening seminar. Location Antwerp Management School Sint-Jacobsmarkt 9-13 BE-2000 Antwerp Belgium Requirements Applicants should hold a masters’ degree (or an equaled by sufficient working experience) and have at least 3 years of working experience. Degree/certification The master degree “Master of IT Governance and Assurance”, is officially acknowledged by the Flemish Community and will be awarded upon successful completion of the program. The program is AACSB and NVAO accredited and alumni can demonstrate their “Msc” (master of science) title. In addition, you receive a University Certificate of Maastricht University School of Business & Economics. [-]