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Social Distancing and Internal Audit: Strategies for Auditing in a Time of Crisis

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
3:00–4:00 p.m. ET

Registration for this event as at capacity. We are recording the session for playback early next week. Thank you for your understanding.

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As organizations grapple with the ramifications of COVID-19 — both internally and externally — there seem to be more questions than answers: Which audits should take priority? How do you audit these when face-to-face, traditional approaches could impose risks? What strategic and financial actions need to be taken? What employee-focused and customer-focused decisions need to be made? Is internal audit, the board, and senior management in sync regarding COVID-19 actions, and is information sharing being conducted in a timely, accurate, and transparent fashion? Join The IIA’s Director of CAE Services Tim Berichon for a discussion on the “new normal” of social distancing and internal audit. Participants will learn the following:

Learning Objectives

Attendees will…

  • Nontraditional or “social-distancing” ways to audit.
  • Employee-focused and customer-focused decisions for consideration.
  • Strategic and financial actions organizations and internal audit should consider.
  • Ways your organization can ensure timely, accurate, and transparent information sharing among internal audit, the board, and senior management.

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


Tim BerichonTim Berichon
Director of CAE Services for The IIA

Tim Berichon is the Director of CAE Services for The IIA. He has 30 years of diverse, global experience in internal and external audit, business finance, sales, product marketing, and software consulting. He is formerly the Chief Audit Executive (CAE) at Cooper Tire in Findlay, Ohio and GCP Applied Technologies in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Prior to his CAE positions, he served as senior director of internal audit, forensics and enterprise risk at Tyco International in Princeton, New Jersey. While at Tyco, Berichon also served two years as business unit CFO of Sub-Sahara Africa based in Johannesburg, South Africa. He began his career at PwC.