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The Audit Executive Center Celebrates its 3rd Anniversary

Delivering on its promise to support chief audit executives (CAEs) to be empowered, connected, and relevant, the Center provides direct access to a cost-effective suite of information, resources, and services specifically designed for CAEs. In our third year, we have grown to support more than 650 CAEs and serve more than 5,400 of their staff. The Center has become the go-to resource for CAEs.

Find out what makes the Audit Executive Center unique, and how the Center's benefits can empower you to do your job more effectively.

The Audit Executive Center: Helping CAEs Be Empowered, Connected, and Relevant
By The Audit Executive Center

Join Your Peers

Center members can take advantage of benchmarking studies, thought leadership, peer-to-peer knowledge sharing, exclusive networking events, and news publications — providing direct access to the topics that have immediate relevance to the demands of their role. In recognition of the Center’s third anniversary, we are offering 15 months of membership at the price of a 12-month membership through Dec. 31, 2013. To join now, e-mail   or call +1-407-937-1111.This discount offer is available to new members only and does not apply to professional service firms.

Year in Review

The Audit Executive Center was developed with guidance from CAEs on all facets of the program ranging from service options to levels of membership. The Center has enhanced its services since its launch in 2010 to meet the changing needs of its members. Below you will find some of the ways we have delivered on our promise in 2013 and are serving the needs of our members.

​ How the Audit Executive Center Met the Needs of CAEs in 2013
News & Thought Leadership
  • ​19 pieces of thought leadership, published exclusively by the Center, covering topics of fraud detection and prevention, stakeholder relationships, whistleblower programs, and integrated reporting
  • 24 issues of CAE Bulletin, the bi-weekly e-newsletter for CAEs, covering hot topics and news of the profession; CAE Bulletin is now distributed to all staff of CAE members at the Advocate level and above
  • 50 issues of Emerging News, the weekly update on the latest news in the profession from the Audit Executive Center for Ambassador members
  • Audit Executive Center online repository of 900 pieces of thought leadership
Training Opportunities
  • 5 exclusive Center webinars, providing CPE credit on topics such as risk management, cybersecurity, mergers and acquisitions, and more
  • 3 CAE Forums  providing  CPE credit on topics including: the impact of the regulatory agenda and the congressional agenda; anti-fraud; internal audit’s role in assessing strategic risk; CAEs relationship with the audit committee; and attributes of highly effective internal auditors
  • Launched new benefit of $1,000 savings on IIA On-Site Training
  • Announced new benefit of 15% savings on all IIA Seminars
  • ​Annual Center Networking Event with more than 200 member CAEs in attendance
  • Held three Center Forums in various U.S. locations with more than 180 CAEs in attendance
  • CAE Member Directory
Benchmarking &  Resources
  • 10 peer requests from members seeking feedback on a variety of issues they are facing within their organization
  • Audit Executive Center online repository of over 1,500 tools, templates, audit plans, programs, scorecards, and more
  • Detailed benchmarking through the Global Audit Information Network (GAIN)
  • Internal Audit Compensation Study highlighting the compensation practices of 387 organizations
IIARF Publication
  • ​Ambassador received  a total of 8 books at a value of $800.00
  • Professional & Advocate received 2 books at a value of $200.00
CAE and Staff Support
  • ​Concierge and member support directly through the CAE Services team
  • Savings on The IIA’s CIA Learning System
  • Savings on IIA On-Site Training for CAEs and their staff
  • Savings on all IIA Seminars for CAEs and their staff
  • Varying membership levels with benefits including complimentary registration to The IIA’s GAM Conference,  job postings in The IIA’s Career Center, complimentary IIA Research Foundation publications, and e-newsletters for CAEs and their staff