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

Hot Issue: Leading a United Multigenerational Auditing Workforce

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Wed, Apr 24, 2013 @ 09:52 AM

If you take a look around your office, you might notice that it's more age-diverse than ever before. That's not really a coincidence - for the first time in history, the workforce spans five generations.

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Topics: human resources, training & development, performance management, audit team, Ann Butera, Hot Issues, leadership

Internal Audit Performer Profile: TD Bank Group

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Wed, Apr 03, 2013 @ 09:40 AM

 

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Topics: human resources, training & development, performance management, internal audit, Canada, financial services industry, performer profiles

Risk Management: Integrating Risk with Business Planning

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Mon, Mar 11, 2013 @ 10:25 AM

While strategy-setting defines an enterprise’s overall strategic direction, differentiating capabilities and required infrastructure, a business plan lays out how an organization intends to execute a strategy during an annual period or, if longer, the operating cycle.

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Topics: enterprise risk management, business planning, performance management, audit team, risk

Performer Profile - Refresh, rebrand: Developing leaders at Allstate

Posted by Dave Goff on Fri, Dec 28, 2012 @ 02:02 PM

KnowledgeLeader publishes Performer Profile articles on a regular basis to highlight some of the real world being done by real people in the auditing and risk management arenas. In the recently published profile KnowledgeLeader featured Kathy Swain of Allstate Insurance Co.

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Topics: performance management, audit team, internal audit, risk management objectives

Highlights from Protiviti's 2012 Finance Priorities Survey

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Tue, Aug 28, 2012 @ 12:05 PM

On Monday, KnowledgeLeader unveiled the results of Protiviti's 2012 Finance Priorities Survey, revealing a few surprising results. Through assessing the self-reported skill levels of finance professionals, along with areas they cite for improvement, the survey identifies top priorities and key areas of focus for those in finance functions.

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Topics: Protiviti, performance management, survey reports, infographics, regulatory compliance

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