Financial Institutions Audit Function Excellence Masterclass

Financial Institutions Audit Function Excellence Masterclass

Practical Implementation of SBP Internal Audit Guidelines through International Best Practices

About Workshop

Core objective of this workshop is to add value by adopting new techniques and methods in line with International Best Practices and to develop core competencies and knowledge strength for Internal Audit Function. Demand for this has been so stringent proven further by the new guidelines from State Bank of Pakistan as to how to make Audit Functions for FIs effective and value driven to cope up with increasing regulatory expectations in line with best in class International Practices. This workshop is intended to disseminate practical insights and demonstrate what that “Good” looks like at an institutional scale and “how to best implement” some of the core themes from the Guidelines.

  • Understand practical application of Risk Based Audit Plan and Risk Assessment in light of International Best Practices and Guidelines. Hot topics will include AML, fraud etc.
  • Understand how to develop robust Internal Audit Strategy which covers all the aspects of Leading Internal Audit Function.
  • Know the perspective of Chief Internal Auditors on Guidelines and Emerging Industry Landscape.
  • Widen your horizon on how to effectively communicate with Board Audit Committee in light of changing industry dynamics and Guidelines.Training methodology will include presentations, exercises and group discussions.
Why Attend:

Participants will gain an insight on how to comply with Guidelines on Internal Audit Function issued by SBP understanding through practical demonstration of tools, templates and methodologies for core themes of the Guidelines. The workshop will enable participants to learn through International Experience of the Programme Trainer as to how International Best Practices and International Regulatory regime connects the dots with Guidelines on Internal Audit Function by SBP.

Who Should Attend?

Chief Internal Auditor, Senior Manager/ Manager Internal Audit, Internal Control Function Head, Internal Control Function Representatives & External Auditors

This workshop is for Banks DFIs and Mircofinance banks

Course Facilitator

Irfan Memon

Chief Internal Auditor
United Bank Limited

Irfan Memon is a chartered accountant from A.F.Ferguson & Co with PQE of 13 years in London with KPMG, E&Y and Lloyds Banking Group (the largest Retail Bank in the UK) with various assurance and consulting roles across 1st, 2nd and 3rd line of defence teams. He was recently recognised as the best CIA in the Pakistan’s banking industry for Financial Crime due to his successful collaboration with well known international banking regulators from his last and the current stint with the two largest banks in Pakistan considering how challenging and ever demanding the internal audit role has turned out to be. He has vast experience in the audit transformation activities which coupled with his international collaborations makes him an unique proposition to have a say on actually What Good Looks Like for the internal audit functions in Pakistan.

Aamir Shaukat Hussain

SVP, Internal Audit
United Bank Limited

Aamir is a Chartered Accountant from A.F.Ferguson & Co. with 14 years of domestic & international experience in Internal Audit and Advisory in Banking Sector. He has proven Internal Audit Transformation from conventional audit to Leading Audit Practices and has extensive experience in Internal Audit, Governance, Risk and Compliance. He has distinguished and unconventional experience profile with unique blend of audit, consultancy and business process reengineering skill set. Aamir is a public speaker and certified trainer and has trained over 150+ Internal Audit Professionals towards leading Internal Audit Practices. Before joining United Bank Limited Aamir was associated with Habib Bank and A.F.Ferguson & Co. Chartered Accountants.

Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Venue: Karachi Marriott Hotel
Time: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm


For further information please contact
Marya Saeed
(021) 3480 1888 / 3483 3775
+92 330 3184168 / 0300 213 3849

Terrabiz Cancellation Policy

For cancellations made in the 7 working days to the workshop, no refunds will be given. Cancellations must be confirmed by email. Substitutions may be made at any time.

Registration Investment
Group Discount 10% Discount

on 3 or more nominations from the same organization
(For larger groups, please send us a note at

Regular Fee: Rs. 25,000 per participant
Includes courseware, certificate, lunch, refreshments and business networking

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Business Magazine Partner

International Partner

Course Trainer

Irfan Memon

Chief Internal Auditor
United Bank Limited


Aamir Shaukat Hussain

SVP, Internal Audit
United Bank Limited

Date : July 16, 2019
Time : 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Venue : Karachi Marriott Hotel

Fee : Rs. 25,000 per participant