7th Annual IIA–Colombia Conference: A Differentiating Factor for the Internal Audit
Last month, IIA–Colombia held its annual conference in Bogota, Colombia. Themed Innovation: A Differentiating Factor for the Internal Audit, the event focused on developing initiatives to change approaches from traditional to becoming more proactive. More than 400 delegates representing about 120 companies from industries including manufacturing, financial, services, and government were in attendance.
Keynote speakers shared knowledge and experiences on topics such as fraud prevention, laundering prevention, internal control, cybersecurity, criminal risk in business management, and what the audit committee must know.
Many chief audit executives in attendance shared the value of IIA certifications, stating that certified practitioners are known to work in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
IIA–Colombia continues to be a leading Institute in Latin America with at least 16 companies having been approved for the External Quality Assessment. These companies continue to show dedication as their audit teams have been working aggressively toward achieve certification.
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