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Vision University Program Agenda

Vision University Program Agenda

The Unique Role of the CAE

  • The mission and role of the CAE
  • Assurance and advisory services
  • Independence and objectivity
  • Reporting lines
  • Core Principles
  • Three Lines of Defense

Stakeholder Relationships

  • Identifying and managing stakeholders
  • Understanding needs and expectations
  • Handling challenges through relationships
  • Balancing assurance and consultative/advisory roles
  • Alignment with the audit committee
  • Leading practices for building relationships

Process Excellence

  • Performance, risk, and controls
  • Organizational risk assessment and plan development
  • Quality and continuous improvement


  • Communication strategy
  • Key stakeholder communications
  • Communicating project plans, progress, and results
  • Communication requirements
  • Leading practice for audit committee meetings
  • Communication challenges
  • Marketing the internal audit function

Talent Management

  • Talent management planning process
  • Organizational strategies
  • Recruiting talent
  • Developing talent
  • Managing generational differences
  • Retaining talent
  • Succession planning


  • CAE competencies
  • Achieving trusted advisor status
  • Managing organizational pressure
  • Achieving your mission and effective metrics

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