Internal Auditing - Taking it to the Next Level: Ensuring Effective Planning, Fieldwork & Reporting
The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) defines internal audit activity as:
"A department, division, team of consultants, or other practitioner(s) that provides independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve an organization's operations. The internal audit activity helps an organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of governance, risk management and control processes."
This definition allows for a lot of flexibility as to how an internal audit function is established and operates. However, IIA standards are widely recognized as the guiding hand in the United States for effective internal auditing activity. This training session examines key elements, risks and opportunities of internal auditing, including:
This is a great session for internal auditors to grasp and apply practical ideas for success. Many scenarios and actual stories are shared with participants to simulate familiar challenges in planning, conducting fieldwork and reporting internal audit results.