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IIA Members-Only Webinar Series OnRisk 2020: A Guide to Understanding, Aligning, and Optimizing Risk

December 17, 2019
1:00–2:00 p.m. ET

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OnRisk 2020 brings together perspective of the board, executive management, and chief audit executives on the risks that are top of mind for 2020 and beyond.  Based on quantitative and qualitative surveys, the report lays out how each respondent group views key risks.  Respondents shared their perspectives on their personal knowledge of the risks and their views on their organizations’ capability to address the risks.

Learning Objectives

In this webinar, participants will:  

  • Get an overview of the newly released flagship report on risk from the IIA, OnRisk 2020, A Guide to Understanding, Aligning, and Optimizing Risks.
  • Understand the key risks for 2020 and beyond that are top of mind for Internal Auditors and their stakeholders.
  • Learn about key findings from surveys and interviews of Board Members, Executive Management and Internal Audit Leaders.
  • Realize the value of alignment on organizational capabilities around key risks.

Course Duration: 1 hour
CPEs Available: 1
Knowledge Level: Basic
Field of Study: Auditing
Prerequisites: None
Advance Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based


Harold SilvermanHarold Silverman, CIA, QIAL, CRMA
Managing Director of CAE Services, The Institute of Internal Auditors

Harold Silverman leads the strategic planning, development, and implementation of CAE Services offerings, including CAE outreach and relationship management, thought leadership on emerging trends and leading practices, consulting services to AEC participants, and business intelligence analysis to determine the needs and relevant solutions for heads of audit and their staff. Silverman previously was vice president of internal audit at The Wendy’s Company. Prior to Wendy’s, he was the vice president of internal audit at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Co. Before that, he served as senior manager of internal audit at Raytheon Co. Prior to Raytheon, Silverman was an internal audit manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and he gained external audit experience at Arthur Andersen.

Jim PelletierJim Pelletier, CIA, CGAP
​Vice President, Standards and Professional Knowledge, The Institute of Internal Auditors

Jim has more than 19 years of internal auditing experience in both the public and private sectors.  In his current role as the Vice President of Standards and Professional Knowledge for The IIA, he provides direction for The IIA’s International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF), the Audit Executive Center, the Financial Services Audit Center, the Public Sector Audit Center, the Environmental, Health and Safety Audit Center, and Global and North American Advocacy. Prior to joining The IIA, Jim served as City Auditor for the city of Palo Alto, CA and was the Chief of Audits for the County of San Diego.  His diverse auditing experience includes roles at the California State University System, PETCO Animals Supplies, Inc., State Street Corporation, and General Electric.

Jim shares his forward-looking ideas on today’s issues impacting the profession via his blog, “Points of View by Pelletier,” available through Ia Magazine online. His book, titled “Collaborative Auditing,” is available through The IIA Bookstore.