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Trusted Adviser

Providing assurance on organizations’ core functions, auditors have been involved in advising boards on key strategic initiatives, with some enjoying the status of trusted adviser. That is both a recognition that traditional audit work is not enough on its own to help the business execute its strategy in the face of emerging risks, and a realization that internal auditors can do more.

The IIA provides perspectives, insights, services, tools, and resources to support your needs of establishing trust, so use this resource page to help build your profile with stakeholders.

CBOK Stakeholder Reports

Stakeholder Insights: Improve Audit Committee and Internal Audit Performance

Voice of the Customer: Stakeholders’ Messages for Internal Audit and Six Audit Committee Imperatives: Enabling Internal Audit to Make a Difference are the latest reports available from the CBOK Global stakeholder study. In addition, two new reports from the CBOK practitioner study have also been released

Download the new reports from the CBOK Resource Exchange.


Latest Articles and Blogs

Garner insights and leading practices from internal audit leaders:

Trending and Guidance

Explore thought leadership, reports, guidance, and research:


Hear from subject matter experts the latest tips and best practices on Audit Channel:

NEW! COSO Certificate Program is now OnDemand

The IIA is now offering two options to earn the COSO Internal Control Certification. You can choose a blend of self-paced and live, interactive seminar training or a convenient, on-demand learning format. Both options offer you a unique opportunity to develop your expertise in designing, implementing, and monitoring a system of internal control.

Resources and Services Certifications/Qualifications Conferences and Courses

Resources and Services

The IIA provides a variety of professional services and tools along with practitioner consultants who understand the nuances of your ever-demanding role:


By pursuing a certification, you are establishing a reputation of integrity, dedication, and commitment to the profession and your organization:

Conferences and Courses

Through high-quality internal audit learning online or in-person, educate you on relevant issues and equip you with the skills and competencies you need to drive results:


Access the essential core educational resources to enhance your work:

Become a Strategic Internal Auditor: Tying Risk to Strategy
Collaborative Auditing
Data Analytics: Elevating Internal Audit's Value
Engaging Third Parties for Internal Audit Activities: Strategies for Successful Relationships
Internal Auditing: Uncover the Myths, Discover the Value