Managing Internal Audit

Course Description:

Internal audit has an important role in an organization's risk management, control and governance processes.  To fulfill that role it needs to have staff, policies, procedures and processes that are up-to-date and flexible to meet organizational needs.  The ability to be responsive as the organization faces new challenges/risks makes managing a successful internal audit group difficult.  Attending this seminar will provide you with additional ideas, approaches, tools, techniques and leading practices to improve your operations and better meet primary stakeholder expectations.


In this one day course, we will discuss the following important issues:

• Role of internal audit in risk management, controls and governance processes

• Internal audit infrastructure

• Staffing and development

• Quality and Improvement program


Learning Objectives:

• Identify and be able to implement key infrastructure policies, procedures and processes

• Develop a staff training and development plan

• Recognize and emphasize the importance control points/processes

• Better manage audit staff performance in relation to the audit projects/approved audit plan

• Understand the requirements of a Quality Assurance and Improvement Program


Who should attend:

• Audit managers, directors and supervisors who want to learn more about managing an internal audit department

• New Chief Audit Executives (CAE) or current CAE's that want a refresher for managing internal audit



At least 5 years' experience as an auditor with three years in a supervisory position.


Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Field: Business Management & Organization

CPE Credits: 8 (400 minutes) - 1 Day

Delivery Method: Live - Group




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