MGA Key Function Training: Internal Audit
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MGA Key Function Training: Internal Audit

Next Available: 2, 3, 9, 10 October 2024 | Virtual Course

In this course, you will learn the key principles and practices of conducting an internal audit and/or being audited.

Developed specifically to comply with MGA requirements for ‘Key Functions’

Dates & Times: 2, 3, 9, 10 October 2024 from 5pm CET
Duration: 4 sessions each lasting 2.5 hours

If you still trying to navigate the new MGA Key Functions training requirements, iGaming Academy can help you! We have put together a Q&A session where we break down all the requirements. Find out more here

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Ideal for:  Internal Auditors, Compliance Executives, Management & C-Level

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The course will focus on the key principles and practices of conducting an internal audit and/or being audited.

The Internal Auditor is a Key Function which is required as per Gaming Authorizations and Compliance Directive 3 of 2018.

This course focuses on the fundamental concepts of auditing and aims to equip auditors with the knowledge and skills needed to conduct an effective audit. Participants will gain an understanding of the terminology used during the audit and the process to conduct an audit, starting off from the planning, execution, reporting and follow-up. Best practices and principles of auditing will be discussed, as well as the methodologies and techniques used in the process.

Critical & analytical thinking and communication skills will be developed which are necessary for conducting thorough and objective audits. Participants also gain an understanding of the importance of internal controls and how they contribute to the overall governance and risk management of an organisation.

Overall, this training provides a solid foundation for those wishing to further advance in the field of internal auditing.


This course is held over 4 sessions each lasting 2.5 hours.

The topics covered in the training will be:

  • Fundamental concepts and principles of Auditing
  • Quality and reliability of audit evidence
  • Audit Planning
  • Audit Documentation and reporting
  • Managing an Internal Audit Program
  • Regulatory Frameworks and Standards
  • Risk-based Audit Approach
  • Conducting an Audit Engagement
  • Preparing and action plan and addressing findings
  • Behaviour, communication during audits

Course format: Virtual Classroom

This course will be held in a virtual classroom setting, led by an experienced industry specialist. You will learn alongside other gaming professionals of a similar level, providing opportunities to explore key topics in a collaborative environment. There will be opportunities to ask questions throughout the session.

Industry Specialist

This course is hosted by Matthew Demicoli, Consultant – Internal Auditing and Information Security

Entry Criteria & Suitability

This course will be conducted in English and requires a good level of comprehension. Students must be 18 years or older upon starting this course. Under 18’s are advised to contact us to discuss alternative training arrangements. Good understanding of English.



A certificate will be provided after completion of the course. The certificate will state the following:

  • your name
  • the course title
  • the number of CPD hours
  • the date of completion

The certificate will be signed on behalf of iGaming Academy.

CPD information

“CPD is the holistic commitment of professionals towards the enhancement of personal skills and proficiency throughout their careers.

iGaming Academy’s classroom and eLearning courses, as well as masterclasses and events, are certified by CPD. CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development and is the term used to describe the learning activities professionals engage in to develop and enhance their abilities. It enables learning to become conscious and proactive, rather than passive and reactive.

Accredited CPD training means the learning activity has reached the required Continuing Professional Development standards and benchmarks. The learning value has been scrutinised to ensure integrity and quality. The CPD Certification Service provides recognised independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD requirements.”

Source: CPD

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Next Date(s): 2, 3, 9, 10 October 2024 | Virtual Course


€850.00Excl. VAT