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A Guide to Self-Assessment Value Proposition

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Mon, Oct 02, 2017 @ 06:40 AM

Self-assessment is a process through which an organization utilizes its internal knowledge to identify and assess uncertainties and the extent to which current practices are sufficient and appropriate to manage and achieve strategic objectives. Self-assessment drives the "tone at the top" down to process owners.

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Topics: internal audit, internal controls, entity-level control, self assessment

Looking at Information Produced by Entity (IPE)

Posted by Lark Scheierman on Thu, Sep 01, 2016 @ 11:39 AM

 

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Topics: survey reports, entity-level control, IT controls, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, PCAOB, external audit, process-level control

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

COSO Integrated Control Framework: Do the Changes Really Matter?

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Mon, May 06, 2013 @ 10:00 AM

In January 2013, the updated version of the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) Integrated Internal Control Framework (Framework) went into effect (http://www.ic.coso.org). If you’re wondering what this model is, you probably work for a privately held corporation or a non-profit, or are very new to internal audit.

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Topics: Sarbanes-Oxley, Ann Butera, Hot Issues, compliance, COSO, internal controls, risk assessment, entity-level control

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