ACL Training | Get schooled in Analytics and GRC

Published | Friday, December 15th, 2017


Four new courses have just been released on ACL Academy so that you can get up to speed (at your own time and pace) in both ACL Analytics and ACL GRC. These training courses come as part of your ACL software subscription. In other words, take them at no extra cost to you or your organization!

Take a look below for more info about the four new courses on offer at ACL Academy.

Psst! Before you start, know that we know how precious your time is. And hitting the books (virtually or otherwise) is not always at the top of everyone’s list. So even though these courses are packed with a ton of powerful information, we’ve kept them all short.

1. Remediating issues and reporting results is now easier than ever

This new course is for you if you want to get things done faster and look good while doing so! Learn how to dig into and present your data through visualizations and also automate your remediation workflows.

What’s the course all about?

Need to know more? Here’s what Remediating issues and reporting results covers:

  • Setting up the Results module
  • Automating issue remediation in Results
  • Reporting results with visualizations
  • Even more reporting!

Why should I take this course?

Follow along in this course and get hands-on experience with remediating issues and reporting results. Not only that, but you’ll get the chance to earn 3 CPE credits when you pass the CPE exam with 70% or higher.

2. Getting automated is where it’s at with our Intro to scripting course

What’s the course all about?

Do you find there are some tasks you do on repeat? Let ACL Analytics take over by creating scripts that automate your analytics processes and save you a ton of time!

Want a bit more information? Here’s what ACL Analytics Intro to scripting covers:

  • Creating basic scripts
  • Scripting computed fields
  • Future-proofing your scripts.

Why should I take this course?

What will you get out of this course if you enroll? Well, we’ve created some new videosto help get you up to speed with scripting in ACL Analytics. You can even follow along and get your hands data-dirty! Not only are there more videos in this course, but you’ll also earn 2 CPE credits when you pass the CPE exam with 70% or higher.

3. Taking this course on ERM is a strategic move

Strategize, limit risk, and seize opportunities by taking this course on enterprise risk management (ERM).

What’s the course all about?

The ACL way to ERM starts with the basics and breaks down what exactly ERM is and what it could mean for your organization. Then, it delves a little deeper into each of the various phases in the ERM framework and focuses on ACL’s ERM solution. It breaks down key components of each phase and shows—at a high-level—how you can leverage ACL software throughout this process.

Why should I take this course?

The course offers guidance on how ACL technology supports ERM methodology. If you’re keen on implementing an ERM framework in your organization and want to ensure it focuses on strategy, risk awareness, and opportunity, then this course is for you.

Not only will you learn all about ERM, but you’ll also get the chance to earn 2 CPE credits while doing so.

4. Testing controls and measuring risk mitigation effectiveness

What’s the course all about?

Testing controls in Projects is intended for auditors and compliance professionals who want to streamline their control testing initiatives and demonstrate assurance over their risk mitigation effectiveness using ACL GRC. Picking up where ‘Managing your audit using ACL GRC’ left off, this course emphasizes how you can roll up the results of control testing to gain insight into how effectively your organization is managing risk.

Take a look at some of the things you’ll learn about when you take this course:

  • Begin a project in the Projects module
  • Create a Risk Control Matrix
  • Test controls
  • Measure risk mitigation by demonstrating assurance.

Why should I take this course?

This course allows you to demonstrate assurance over risk mitigation effectiveness and increase the efficiency and accuracy of control testing by aggregating granular data within a centralized platform to provide a clear picture of your organization’s risk mitigation effectiveness.

Sign me up!

Itching to start already? Head on over to our course catalog on Academy and sign up for these courses today!

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