Stakeholder Resource Exchange
Stakeholders such as audit committees are responsible to the board for oversight of management reporting on internal control, and because the internal auditors play a key role in assessing and reporting on risk management and internal controls, these two entities share a healthy interdependence.
The resources on this page provide a wealth of information for internal auditors, audit committees, and boards of directors.
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The 2018 Global Risk Report: Top Risks Faced by CAES
As the need exists for internal audit to provide more value and strategic support, auditors must ensure that their work aligns with all significant risks, especially strategic and operational risks. Learn how to effectively manage the top five risks that CAEs face in 2018.
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82% CAEs Have Unfiltered Access to Their Audit Committees at All Times
The 2018 Pulse of Internal Audit explores CAEs’ relationship with their audit committees. With advances in technology and recent governance failures, stakeholder expectations of internal audit are changing quickly and have never been higher. CAEs must constantly align with organization needs and stakeholder expectations. If internal audit ever becomes complacent and solely focuses on delivery, it will quickly find itself drifting into irrelevance.
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Crisis Resiliency: Missed Conversations, Misplaced Confidence
Most boards of directors believe their organizations could deal effectively with crisis. Most are probably wrong. Here’s why … and what to do about it. Read the latest issue of Tone at the Top.
Insights to Quality: Successful Internal Audit Practices
The IIA’s quality assessment teams are reporting seeing evidence of successful internal audit practices with the help of The IIA’s core principles. These emerging trends demonstrate alignment with organizational activities, objectives, risks, and provide valuable context for reported observations.
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Chief audit executives (CAEs) and boards work best together when the two sides share an informed understanding of internal audit’s role. That is why educating the board about the level and nature of assurance internal audit provides is an important part of any CAE’s responsibilities.
Read more on InternalAuditor.org.
New! Model Audit Committee Charter
Model Internal Audit Activity Charter