The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) is the leading body for professional risk management.
Wconsulting, together with IRM seeks to help build excellence in enterprise risk management to improve the way organisations perform and to improve on risk reporting.
The Fundamentals of Risk Management (FoRM) course is the IRM's most popular and well-known course. Delivered over two days in an interactive and hands-on style,
it provides a comprehensive introduction to enterprise risk management based on ISO 31000 and other frameworks including COSO.
Participants leave the course equipped with new tools and techniques, and the confidence to put them into practice.
Angella is a Technical Manager at W.consulting. She trained with BDO Zimbabwe and BDO South Africa, where her portfolio of clients included listed entities, public interest entities as well as other significant unlisted entities in the manufacturing retail and property sector. She has worked with other organisations including ISACA and IRBA and has travelled into Africa within her role as the national manager for audit technical with BDO South Africa and has acquired experience and insight into the Southern and Eastern African territory. Angella has been involved in IFRS, and assurance engagements quality control process for JSE-listed and public interest entities and has, over the years, gained significant experience in the interpretation and practical application of IFRS and International Standards in Auditing. Furthermore, Angella is involved in information systems audit and internal audit discussions and has presented on topical issues including fraud risk management at conferences and workshops. Angella Makowe serves on the ISACA South Africa Board in the treasury function and sits on the SAICA Johannesburg District Committee as well as being Vice-President for SAICA YCAN division which serves the interests of CA (SA)'s under the age of 35. She also sits as an observer on the IRBA Standard setting committee and works on various task groups within the IRBA.
Ilana has over 19 years' experience in the audit industry. She completed her articles with KPMG, specialising in the manufacturing industry. She then joined EY Financial Services in London where she spent 6 years and her experience gained there included large multinational Investment Banks, such as Investec, Morgan Stanley and Nomura. During this time, Ilana began specialising in audit technical matters and learning & development. Thereafter, she returned to South Africa to head up the Audit Quality and Learning Division for EY Africa, Ilana joins us from Protect-a-Partner as part of our Audit Advisory & Efficiency team. Her areas of expertise include International Standards on Auditing (ISA), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), International Financial Reporting Standards for Small and Medium-sized Entities (IFRS for SMEs), implementation of ISQC1 and training on ISCQ1, performing monitoring reviews and Engagement Quality reviews on listed and unlisted audits, assisting audit teams throughout the audit process in the form of an additional level of review and providing technical assistance. Ilana also performs pre-issuance reviews of audits of Local Municipalities, District Municipalities and Municipal entities, Provincial Departments and public entities, including reviewing of performance information. Her experience includes in-depth knowledge of MFMA and PFMA as well as GRAP. Ilana has previously assisted the Hawks on a number of Forensic Investigations .