Audit Practices

  • Level: Master 1
  • Period: Semester 2
  • Language: English
  • Credits: 3 ECTS
  • Teacher/Coordinator: Julien Castelin

Main Objectives

The learning outcomes of this teaching unit are to train students to audit practices and for them to be able to understand the different types of audits (Internal, external, follow-up, renewal etc…)

Skills Developed

The main skills developed are:

  • Organizational management of an audit: Planning, opening meeting, carrying out the audit, closing meeting, audit report …
  • Soft-skills : during the audit: active listening, goodwill, advice
  • Analytical mind
  • Typology of deviations


General Content

The key steps for successful audit will be introduced and discussed

The teaching unit will combine theoretical lectures, based on internal audit standard NF EN ISO 19011 and case studies.

The most popular ISO standards (Quality management, Environmental management…) will be used to train students.

Students will have the opportunity to lead their own audit.



By group, students will conduct an internal audit



Julien Castelin
Professor - Academic Advisor, Environmental Science
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