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​Guidance Webinar: Independent Audit Committees in Public Sector Organizations

July 23, 2014
1:00–2:00 p.m. ET

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Independent audit committees help public sector organizations meet taxpayers’ increasing demands for transparency and accountability by providing oversight of management practices in key governance areas such as risk management, internal audit, value and ethics, governance, financial stability, and others. Strong audit committees build public trust and confidence in how organizations are managed and strengthen the independence and value of the internal audit activity.

Webinar participants will learn the importance of organizations having an independent public sector audit committee, the value and role they play, and practical ways to establish and maintain an independent audit committee.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the value of an independent audit committee.
  • How to establish and maintain an effective independent audit committee.
  • Core responsibilities of an effective audit committee.

Course Duration: 1 hour
CPE Hours Available: 1
Knowledge Level: Intermediate
Field of Study: Auditing
Prerequisites: None
Advance Preparation: None
Delivery Format: Internet Group Live


Bruce Sloan
Office of the Auditor General of Canada

Tina Kim
New York State Office of the State Comptroller