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Vision University Program Agenda

Vision University Program Agenda

Day 1

The Unique Role of the CAE

  • Definition, mission, and role
  • Independence and objectivity
  • Board reporting
  • Three lines of defense
  • Evidence-based assurance

Client Relationships

  • Identifying stakeholders
  • Understanding the needs and expectations of key stakeholders
  • Reaching mutual agreement
  • Balancing assurance and consultative/advisory roles
  • Building effective relationships; mutual trust and respect

Day 2

Process Excellence

  • Internal audit risk assessment; plan development
  • Internal audit project plan development
  • Using technology for process efficiency and testing effectiveness
  • Quality and continuous improvement


  • Marketing the internal audit function
  • Communicating project plans and results
  • Communication challenges; effective responses; conflict resolution
  • Audit committee reporting – requirements and leading practices

Day 3

Talent Management

  • Core competencies; key attributes
  • Recruiting; training and certification; retention
  • Career development
  • Guest and rotational auditors
  • Managing generational differences


  • Gaining and maintaining credibility and respect
  • Your ethical compass
  • Maintaining an informed business perspective
  • Managing organizational political pressure
  • Becoming a trusted advisor

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