KUALA LUMPUR, 19 July – Around 25 SIRIM QAS Auditors attended a Corruption Risk Management (CRM) and Internal Control Training that was conducted by MACC Inspection and Consultancy Division (BPMP) Officer PKPj Zakiah binti Hassan.
The eight-hour course entitled 'Introduction to CRM’, ‘Internal Control’, ‘Method to Construct CRM Plan’ and ‘Hands-on to CRM Plan’ was presented in conjunction with the ‘Legal Requirement Complementing to ABMS – For Auditors Course’ organized by the Corporate Anti-Corruption Compliance Centre (CACCC), Malaysia Anti-Corruption Academy (MACA) at MACA on 17 July.
Topics such as internal control elements, examples of effective internal control, corruption risk assessment tools, identifying and analyzing corruption risk as well as establishing a risk register were covered by the course.
During the question-and-answer session, topics such as differences between gross risk and residue risk, effectiveness of internal control, roles and function of the auditor in preventing corruption risk as well as a few public interest cases were part of the discussion.
With over three decades of providing certification, inspection and testing services under SIRIM Berhad, SIRIM QAS International was established as a wholly-owned subsidiary of the SIRIM Group in March 1997. SIRIM is under the auspices of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI).