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The Art of Internal Audit Reporting: Direct Impact and Clarity

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Thu, Oct 04, 2018 @ 04:37 PM

Internal audit (IA) reporting may be the biggest challenge in the audit process next to scheduling the audit itself and implementing recommendations in today’s complex and competitive corporate environment. An audit report presents results of an examination or review within the organization and is considered by many to be the core deliverable of audit services. Therefore, the importance of good reporting cannot generally be exaggerated.

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Topics: internal audit, training & development, audit reporting, internal audit administration, KL Tools

Upcoming CPE Webinar: Four Critical Decisions You Need for Successful Lean and Agile Auditing

Posted by Katrina Opgenorth on Fri, May 12, 2017 @ 01:12 PM

We’re excited to announce that our next CPE webinar with popular KnowledgeLeader writer Ann Butera is happening soon! Ann picks the topics for her articles and webinars based on popular trends in Protiviti’s Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs benchmarking study. This webinar is meant to help prepare you to implement lean and agile techniques into your audit function. Make sure to register for her upcoming webinar to claim your seat! Then check back on KnowledgeLeader before the webinar begins to see the article she writes on the topic as well.

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Topics: training & development, CPE training

Are You an Effective Leader for Your Multi-Generational Team?

Posted by Katrina Opgenorth on Fri, Mar 17, 2017 @ 12:23 PM

We’re all aware of the differences in generations and their mentality in the workforce, but what are you doing to close the gap? As a leader, you may experience frustration toward younger direct reports due to a misaligned style of communication. How do you get the most out of your team while satisfying everyone’s needs? Ann Butera, popular KnowledgeLeader writer and President of The Whole Person Project, Inc., just released her latest article about how to take advantage of today’s five-generation workforce by bringing out the best in each.

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Topics: webinars, Ann Butera, internal audit, change management, business continuity management, performance management, knowledge management, training & development

The Confrontational Auditor: Don’t Put Out the Fire, Redirect It

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Thu, Oct 30, 2014 @ 07:42 AM

 

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Topics: human resources, training & development, Ann Butera, Hot Issues, internal audit, audit committee & board

Five Tips for Increasing Your Influence as an Auditor

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Wed, Aug 13, 2014 @ 10:31 AM

Written by Ann Butera, president of The Whole Person Project, Inc.

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Topics: human resources, training & development, Ann Butera, Hot Issues, leadership, change management

Ten Tips for Making High-Impact Presentations

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Tue, Apr 29, 2014 @ 11:05 AM

It may not be explicit in your job description, but in order to be a high-performing auditor, you have to be able to deliver messages in a clear and compelling manner. From kick-off meetings and status reports to internal training sessions, executive committee reports and even ordinary staff meetings, auditors are often required to communicate with tact, diplomacy and conviction.

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Topics: internal audit, human resources, training & development, Ann Butera, Hot Issues, audit committee & board

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

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

2013 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey: Infographic, Video and Survey Report

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Tue, Mar 19, 2013 @ 10:38 AM
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Topics: internal audit, continuous auditing, survey reports, IT audit, social media risk, fraud, laws & regulations, training & development

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