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Audit Planning: Four Key Questions to Ask to Build Business Knowledge - Updated!

Posted by Katrina Opgenorth on Fri, Jan 20, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Note: This blog post has been updated with a link to a Q&A PDF with 17 additional audience questions from the webinar and Ann's responses. Download the pdf at the link at the bottom of the post.

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Tags: Ann Butera, internal audit, audit planning, webinars

Need Help With Your Year-End Planning?

Posted by Dave Goff on Fri, Dec 30, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Entering a new year includes two daunting tasks: reviewing 2016 and planning for 2017.

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Tags: audit planning, KnowledgeLeader tools, KnowledgeLeader help

Audit Planning is a Popular Topic

Posted by Lark Scheierman on Fri, Dec 09, 2016 @ 08:55 AM

The purposes of the audit plan are, first, to contribute to the effectiveness of the audit and, second, to contribute to the audit efficiency. KnowledgeLeader has two sample audit planning memos that could help you with the planning process. They have also been popular with our subscribers and appeared in our weekly top 5 during the past 30 days. Enjoy!

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Tags: audit planning, KnowledgeLeader tools

Internal Audit Staffing and Audit Plan Report

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Tue, Jun 02, 2015 @ 08:01 AM

Each month, we'll be giving our social media followers special access to download one of our most popular recently published tools. 

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Tags: Audit Report, entity-level control, audit planning, free tool of the month, Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Internal Audit Risk Assessment – Audit Committee Report

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Tue, Aug 05, 2014 @ 09:15 AM

 

Each month, we'll be giving our social media and blog followers special access to download one of our most popular recently published tools. 

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Tags: internal audit, Audit Report, risk assessment, audit planning, audit reporting, free tool of the month, audit committee

Internal Audit Risk Assessment Report

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Tue, Jun 10, 2014 @ 12:05 PM

Each month, we'll be giving our social media and blog followers special access to download one of our most popular recently published tools. 

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Tags: internal audit, Audit Report, risk assessment, audit planning, audit reporting, free tool of the month

Internal Audit’s Performance – Raising the Bar

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Fri, Mar 21, 2014 @ 11:04 AM

The internal audit function’s position within a company is unique. It provides its principal stakeholders (audit committee members and management) valuable and objective assurance on governance, risk management and control processes, as well as consulting services to improve operations. With this critical responsibility to fulfill, implicit in executing those duties is internal audit’s continuous improvement to its own practices.

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Tags: performance management, Hot Issues, internal audit, risk assessment, Dan Swanson, audit committee & board, quality assessment review, audit planning, performance measurement

Combined Assurance and the "One Audit Model" at BHP Billiton

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Wed, Sep 11, 2013 @ 11:59 AM

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Tags: training & development, internal audit, risk assessment, performer profiles, audit committee & board, audit planning, combined assurance, collaboration

Taking Audit’s Temperature: Healthcare Industry Risks and Trends

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Wed, Sep 04, 2013 @ 11:40 AM

In the Protiviti and Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors (AHIA) joint study, Top Priorities for Internal Auditors in U.S. Healthcare Provider Organizations, healthcare organizations responding to Protiviti’s 2013 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey provided an updated picture of how they rate their technical knowledge and skill levels and what competencies most need improvement.

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Tags: training & development, Hot Issues, internal audit, IT audit, social media risk, audit planning, healthcare, Thomas Witom

Mining Internal Audit’s Capabilities and Needs

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Wed, Aug 21, 2013 @ 09:51 AM

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Tags: Protiviti, Hot Issues, internal audit, IT audit, social media risk, audit committee & board, audit planning, webcasts, benchmarking

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