IT Audit in Real Estate Course


In an increasingly digital world, understanding and assessing IT controls are crucial for ensuring data security, compliance, and operational efficiency in real estate organizations. This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills required to effectively audit information technology systems and processes in the real estate industry. It will explore the role of IT auditing in real estate organizations, help you develop the essential skills and knowledge required to assess, analyze and improve IT controls and systems. This course will equip you with the skills needed to safeguard your organization's assets and reputation.


10 days

Who Should Attend:

IT Professionals in Real Estate, Real Estate Managers and Executives, Auditors and Compliance Officers, Risk Management Professionals, Real Estate Analysts, Consultants and Advisors, and Entrepreneurs in Real Estate.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the fundamentals of IT auditing and its importance in real estate.
  • How to identify key IT risks and vulnerabilities in real estate organizations.
  • How to conduct IT audit planning and risk assessment in a real estate context.
  • How to perform IT audit procedures and tests relevant to the real estate industry.
  • Evaluate and report on IT audit findings with actionable recommendations.
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies and trends in real estate IT.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to IT Audit in Real Estate

  • Overview of IT audit and its significance in real estate
  • Regulatory and industry-specific requirements
  • Role of IT audit in risk management
  • Key stakeholders and their IT needs

Module 2: IT Audit Fundamentals

  • IT audit Principles and frameworks
  • IT audit planning and risk assessment
  • Audit standards and methodologies

Module 3: Real Estate IT Infrastructure

  • Overview of real estate IT environments
  • Networking and data center technologies in real estate
  • Cloud computing in real estate

Module 4: Real Estate Data Security

  • Data security principles in real estate
  • Identifying and mitigating data security risks
  • Privacy and data protection regulations in real estate

Module 5: Audit Planning and Risk Assessment

  • Developing an IT audit plan
  • Identifying audit objectives
  • Assessing IT risks in real estate

Module 6: IT Audit Execution

  • Tools and software for IT auditing
  • Techniques for assessing IT controls
  • Audit procedures and testing

Module 7: Real Estate Application Systems

  • Real estate software and applications
  • Auditing property management systems
  • Auditing accounting and financial systems

Module 8: Risk Management and IT Auditing

  • Identifying IT-related risks in real estate
  • Risk assessment methodologies
  • Developing risk mitigation strategies
  • Disaster recovery, creating redundancy and business continuity

Module 9: Audit Reporting and Documentation

  • Gathering evidence
  • Reporting audit findings
  • Communicating results to stakeholders
  • Documentation and report writing best practices

Module 10: Emerging Technologies in IT and IT Audit

  • Internet of Things (IoT) in real estate
  • Blockchain to store data
  • Artificial intelligence in real estate
  • Virtual reality
  • 5G WiFi and Smart Phones 

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Our courses are carefully curated to keep you abreast of latest industry trends, technological advancements, and best practices. We employ a variety of teaching methodologies, including hands-on workshops, case studies, and interactive sessions, all aimed at fostering an engaging and effective learning environment. Our expert instructors bring a wealth of knowledge and real-world experience, providing our clients with insights that can be immediately applied in their professional lives.


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Our courses are designed to challenge and inspire professionals to step out of their comfort zones and explore new horizons. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical application, our programs help professionals refine their existing skills and acquire new ones, making them more versatile and competitive.

FAQs & Course Administration Details:

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location. For further inquiries, please contact us on Phone: +254 715 077 817 or Email: [email protected].
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields. All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course. Send proof of payment to [email protected].
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: [email protected] Phone: +254 715 077 817.