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The Internal Audit Foundation

Help the Internal Audit Foundation Deliver Innovative, Educational Resources

The Internal Audit Foundation develops educational books, tools, and content to help internal auditors address the needs of stakeholders.

Content developed through the Foundation serves as a conduit for The IIA in identifying the trends that shape best practices through:

  • Comprehensive research reports and whitepapers.
  • Rich data that delivers insight into thought leadership and trending issues.
  • Peer-reviewed books, tools, and study materials published and available for purchase either online or in print format through the IIA Bookstore.

Become an Author 

Become an Author

Audit practitioners and educators are uniquely positioned to write for the Foundation, which seeks original manuscripts on current marketplace/industry trends. Use your diverse experience to submit proposals
on today’s hot topics, including but not limited to:

  • Auditing Culture.
  • Being a Trusted Adviser.
  • Integrated Reporting.
  • Being an “Integrated” Auditor.

Author Tools 

Author Tools

Proposal Submission Guidelines for Research Projects

Proposal Submission Guidelines for Educational Projects

IIA Style Guide

Foundation Style Guide

Writers Style Guide for Research Projects

Request Data Access

Permission to Reprint or Translate 

​Getting Started

To begin your journey of being an Internal Audit Foundation author, we recommend you familiarize yourself with the Author Tools on this page.

Then email with an outline of your project concept. It will take about 4 to 6 weeks for a project manager to review your submission and respond with next steps.

Benefits of Becoming an Author

Worldwide Exposure – The IIA’s and the Foundation’s reputations as leaders and advocates within the internal audit
          profession precede every publication as a published product that adheres to The IIA’s International Standards for the 
          Professional Practice of Internal Auditing
Peer Review – All books, research reports, whitepapers, and products published by the Foundation undergo a peer 
          review process by a select team of subject matter expert (SME) volunteers who have expertise in the work’s topic. 
          Reviewers provide feedback, serve as advisers to the author, and make valuable contributions to improving the 
          product’s overall quality. For the author, peer review validates an author’s work, lending credibility that the material is 
          accurate and relevant.
Professional Editing and Service – Our team of in-house editors works closely with authors to ensure accuracy,
          correctness, and quality of the final product. We also have staff to assist with project management and data analysis.
Marketing and Distribution – Books published by the Foundation are marketed to practitioners in various delivery
          methods and platforms, including Apple Store and Amazon.
CPE Credits – As an author, you may earn up to 25 CPE credit hours for a published work (subject to work length
           and project scope).
Complimentary Copies (printed books only).