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IIA Members-Only Webinar Series

The State of Internal Audit Competency: Opportunities for Internal Audit Practitioners

March 16, 2021
3:30–4:30 p.m. ET

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Are today’s practitioners building the competencies that organizations are asking for? Today’s risk landscape is continually evolving with changing technology, climate change, social disruption, and more. These factors pose challenges for internal auditors who are working to provide value-added advice and assurance. This webinar will examine the results of a global study on internal audit competency conducted by the Internal Audit Foundation and its research partner, Deloitte. Presenters will highlight emerging knowledge areas of The IIA’s Internal Audit Competency Framework, as well as opportunities for practitioners to elevate their professional skill sets and enhance the value they provide their organizations.

Learning Objectives

  • Get an overview of the Internal Audit Foundation’s global research on assessing internal audit competency in partnership with Deloitte.
  • Gain an understanding of how the profession fairs globally in the four knowledge areas of The IIA’s Internal Audit Competency Framework: Professionalism, Performance, Environment, and Leadership and Communication.
  • Identify opportunities for new skill development to advance competency and respond to the dynamic needs of today’s organizations.
  • Discover global competency trends and resource gaps considering the emerging risks and trends.

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


Michael SchorMichael Schor, CIA, CPA, CISA
Partner, Risk and Financial Advisory Practice, Deloitte & Touche LLP (US)

Michael Schor focuses on providing a variety of risk-based services to the financial services industry. He has over 17 years of experience managing various projects, including internal audits, business process reviews, risk and control evaluations, development of governance models, system and application reviews, quality assessment reviews, and risk assessments. Schor advises Deloitte’s domestic and international financial services clients on all matters of internal controls, including IT, regulatory matters, risk management issues, and control and compliance management processes. He also leads Deloitte’s efforts around the modernization of the internal audit function, including the use of automation tools such data analytics, robotic process automation, and cognitive intelligence.

Carrie SummerlinCarrie Summerlin, CCSA
Vice President, The Internal Audit Foundation, The IIA

Carrie Summerlin provides oversight for the Internal Audit Foundation’s focus areas, including research and content development, academic grant programs, fundraising, strategic relationship management, and retail operations. During her 17-year tenure with The IIA, Summerlin has led various departments, including conferences, membership, chapter relations, and marketing. Before her appointment to the Foundation, the research and grant-making arm of The IIA that serves more than 200,000 members globally, Summerlin served as the managing director of conference and event operations.