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NEW! Managing Internal Audit

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Internal audit has an important role in an organization’s risk management, control, and governance processes. To fulfill that role it needs to have staff, policies, procedures, and processes that are up-to-date and flexible to meet organizational needs. The ability to be responsive as the organization faces new challenges/risks makes managing a successful internal audit group difficult.​

This course will provide additional ideas, approaches, tools, techniques, and leading practices to improve your operations and better meet primary stakeholder expectations. Audit managers, directors, and supervisors who want to learn more about managing an internal audit department and new chief audit executives (CAE) or current CAE’s that want a refresher in managing internal audit will benefit from this course.

In this course, we will discuss:​

  • ​The role of internal audit in risk management, controls, and governance processes.
  • Internal audit infrastructure.
  • Staffing and development.Quality and improvement programs.​
Course Duration: 1 day(s)
CPE Hours Available: 8
Knowledge Level: Intermediate
Field of Study: Auditing
​At least five years’ experience as an auditor, with three years in a supervisory position.
Advance Preparation: 
Delivery Format: On-site Training (Group-Live)

​Challenges in Managing Internal Audit​​

Charter, Policies, and Procedures

Risk-based Auditing

  • Gathering input
  • Audit universe
  • Audit plan

Assurance Versus Consulting Engagements

Relationships and Communication

Managing the Audit Team

  • Planning, audit programs/fieldwork, and reporting
  • Key control points
  • Productivity
  • Tools and techniques

Training and Development

​Quality Assurance and Improvement Programs

Group Exercises 

  • Challenges facing audit management
  • Risk-based auditing
  • Relationships and selling internal audit
  • Staff training and development

​​Most courses can be delivered through on-site training. You might be surprised that the organization leading the profession is just as committed to the delivery of affordable training.​​

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