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Leadership Development

An evolving marketplace with emerging risks takes a new type of leader — one who has a deeper business acumen, strategic mindset, and knows how to foster relationships with stakeholders to become a trusted advisor. The IIA provides perspectives, insights, services, tools, and resources to support you becoming a leader of tomorrow.

Richard Chambers

Trials and Transformation

Ten years ago, amidst unprecedented economic upheaval, Richard Chambers became The IIA’s president and CEO. The internal audit profession has changed much since then, he says, and it will need to continue to evolve.

Read the article at Internal Auditor magazine.

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Sawyer's Internal Auditing: Enhancing and Protecting Organizational Value, 7th Edition
Applying the International Professional Practices Framework, 4th Edition
Trusted Advisors: Key Attributes of Outstanding Internal Auditors
Collaborative Auditing
Performance Auditing: Measuring Inputs, Outputs, and Outcomes, 3rd Edition
Lean Auditing: Driving Added Value and Efficiency in Internal Audit
The Politics of Internal Auditing