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​Guidance Topics

The IIA guides the international profession of internal audit with not only Standards, but numerous additional resources to assist internal auditors in implementing best practices in our ever-changing and growing field. These resources, including advisories, guides, papers, and tools, are available for specific components of the IPPF.

Audit Committees & Boards of Directors

These resources provide a wealth of information for internal auditors interacting with audit committees and boards of directors.

COSO Resource Center

The IIA COSO Resource Center provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date list of resources, tools, and training to support implementation of the COSO Internal Control-Integrated Framework.


Available guidance on fraud includes related Standards and practice guides.

Governance, Risk & Control

Available guidance on governance, risk, and control includes related Standards, position papers, practice guides, practice advisories, and resources from The IIA Research Foundation Bookstore.

Independence and Objectivity

View Standards and practice advisories related to independence and objectivity.

Information Technology

Global Technology Audit Guides (GTAGs) address timely issues related to information technology (IT) management, risk, control, and security. The Guide to the Assessment of IT Risk (GAIT) series describes the relationships among business risk, key controls within business processes, automated controls and other critical IT functionality, and key controls within IT general controls.

The Internal Audit Function

These suggestions and resources can help you set up a new internal audit function.

Quality Assurance

Get information on the importance of developing and maintaining a quality assurance and improvement program (QAIP).

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