Latest Research and Products
As a vital cornerstone of the Internal Audit Foundation, research remains an essential element of our offerings since our inception in 1976. The Foundation has delivered more than 250 research reports covering the full spectrum of issues facing the profession. The most recent reports are featured here and hard copies and/or downloads are available through the IIA Bookstore.
Managing Risks in Uncertain Times: Leveraging COSO’S New ERM Framework
This latest release by author and ERM expert, Paul Sobel, addresses the changes in COSO’s recently released ERM framework, Enterprise Risk Management – Integrating with Strategy and Performance. Sobel provides actionable steps that allow practitioners to begin implementation. The book is designed to empower readers to leverage the three main areas COSO addresses – strategy, risk, and performance – and assist them in adding value in their risk management reporting.
Learn more and purchase your copy of Managing Risks in Uncertain Times: Leveraging COSO’S New ERM Framework.
||Practical Enterprise Risk Management: Getting to the Truth |
This ERM resource doesn’t waste time mulling over theories. It delivers “how-to” applications of ERM approaches that work and step-by-step descriptions of two practical ERM strategies. Based on the more than 20 years and estimated 40,000 hours of ERM experience of author Larry Baker, the book offers concise, focused, and practical guidance for anyone interested in initiating, executing, and evolving ERM, regardless of experience level. It also includes support forms, tools, and customizable templates.
Learn more and purchase your copy of Practical Enterprise Risk Management: Getting to the Truth.
Auditing the Procurement Function, 2nd Edition
Covers conceptual changes in internal auditing, especially in relation to the three lines of defense. This edition explores globally relevant topics, including evolutions in outsourcing, offshoring, and technology, like artificial intelligence. Includes practical advice on topics ranging from an explanation of the procurement function and sequence of events to common risks, procedures, and internal controls at different stages of the process — beneficial to anyone interested in auditing procurement.
Learn more and purchase your copy of Auditing the Procurement Function, 2nd Edition.
||Message, Brand, and Dollars: Auditing Marketing Operations |
This resource contains practical information that any internal auditor needs to gain a better understanding of marketing. While geared toward internal auditors, this book is intended to help anyone perform an evaluation of the vast, dynamic, and often misunderstood operations that fall under the umbrella of marketing.
Learn more and purchase your copy of Message, Brand, and Dollar: Auditing Marketing Operations.
Internal Auditing: Assurance & Advisory Services, Fourth Edition
Written through collaboration of educators and practitioners, this textbook serves as a cornerstone for internal audit education. It covers key fundamentals of the profession and proves an invaluable reference and training tool for those in the classroom or in the field.
Learn more and purchase your copy of Internal Auditing: Assurance & Advisory Services, Fourth Edition.
||Quality Assessment Manual for the Internal Audit Activity (QA Manual), 2017 IPPF Aligned |
This new edition aligns with the 2017 IPPF, providing tools to streamline your QAIP process — from collection and analysis through final report prep. It captures required changes in professional guidance and features insights of internal audit professionals.
Learn more and purchase your copy of Quality Assessment Manual for the Internal Audit Activity (QA Manual), 2017 IPPF Aligned.
(IPPF)® International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF)® - 2017 Edition
Refreshed with globally relevant content, The IIA’s new International Professional Practices Framework® (IPPF®), or Red Book, brings internal auditors up to speed on mandatory and recommended guidance. New e-Pub version offers fast, easy search functionality.
Learn more and purchase your copy of (IPPF)® International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF)® - 2017 Edition.
Trusted Advisors: Key Attributes of Outstanding Internal Auditor
In his latest book, Richard Chambers, president and CEO of The IIA, offers insights from leading internal auditors from around the world. Trusted Advisors identifies the traits that will help you earn and keep trust.
Learn how to gain the skills to earn management’s trust and purchase your copy of Trusted Advisors: Key Attributes of Outstanding Internal Auditors.
CBOK Report Releases
The IIA's Global Internal Audit Common Body of Knowledge (CBOK) is the world’s largest ongoing study of the internal audit profession that provides a rich overview of how the profession is currently being practiced and changes that are anticipated in the future.
CBOK Stakeholder Studies
CBOK Practitioner Reports
To learn more about CBOK and access/download all available reports, visit the CBOK Resource Exchange.
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