Navigating Disruptive Technologies: A Guide for Business Auditors

Training In person 07/06/2024 4 CPE-points Only 7 spots left!
Navigating Disruptive Technologies: A Guide for Business Auditors
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7 June 2024 - 13:00

7 June 2024 - 17:00

IIA Belgium



4 CPE-points

This course is part of the IT Audit Bootcamp. Learn more information here.


This training program is designed to equip business auditors with comprehensive knowledge and practical skills in auditing and evaluating disruptive technologies. Participants will explore a wide spectrum, including cloud computing, virtualization, IoT (Internet of Things), blockchain, AI (Artificial Intelligence), cryptocurrency, quantum computing, and nanotechnology. The program delves into the fundamentals, risks, and compliance considerations for these technologies, providing auditors with the expertise to offer valuable assurance in the dynamic digital landscape.

LEVEL: Intermediate to Advanced

Target Audience

Business auditors and other individuals engaged in auditing functions who are looking to enhance their understanding of disruptive technologies. This program is suitable for those with a foundational knowledge of IT and business processes, seeking to delve deeper into emerging technologies. Basic familiarity with IT concepts is recommended but not mandatory.

Course Objectives 

  • Comprehensive Understanding of Disruptive Technologies
    • Gain in-depth knowledge of various disruptive technologies shaping the digital landscape.
  • Assessment of Risks and Opportunities
    • Learn to assess the risks and opportunities associated with disruptive technologies.
  • Compliance Considerations
    • Understand compliance requirements for different disruptive technologies.
  • Practical Applications in Auditing
    • Apply auditing principles to evaluate the implementation of disruptive technologies.
  • Impact on Business Processes
    • Explore how disruptive technologies impact and transform traditional business processes.
  • Future Trends and Emerging Technologies
    • Stay informed about future trends and emerging technologies in the digital space.
  • Effective Communication of Findings
    • Develop skills to effectively communicate audit findings related to disruptive technologies.


Course Content

  • Introduction to Disruptive Technologies
    • Overview of cloud computing, virtualization, IoT, blockchain, AI, cryptocurrency, quantum computing, and nanotechnology.
  • Fundamentals of Each Technology
    • In-depth exploration of the fundamentals of each disruptive technology.
  • Risk Assessment and Management
    • Identifying and managing risks associated with disruptive technologies.
  • Compliance Requirements
    • Understanding regulatory and compliance considerations for each technology.
  • Auditing Applications
    • Practical applications of auditing principles to assess the implementation of disruptive technologies.
  • Future Trends and Emerging Technologies
    • Discussion on upcoming trends and technologies in the ever-evolving digital landscape.


Basic familiarity with IT concepts and business processes is recommended. Participants should have a keen interest in understanding emerging technologies and their impact on business operations. A willingness to engage in discussions and case studies is essential for optimal learning in this advanced-level training program.

Mark Dekeyser
Mark Dekeyser

Mark Dekeyser is an expert trainer and consultant related to IIA Belgium. He has a CISA certificate and is also member of ISACA. 
Between 2012 and 2021 he served as a member of the IIA Belgium Board of Directors and of the Executive Committee.
He teaches a variety of courses, among which Risk Based Auditing, Digital Transformation, Data Analysis and many more.
As a consultant he's involved in performing periodic Audit Quality Assessments for member organizations of IIA Belgium.

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