This course focuses on the strategic concerns, technical trends, and other issues important to audit leaders. It covers leadership skills, developing your team, addressing changes in legislation, emerging technologies, and organizational change. Also, ways of adding value, assessing your leadership style, using proven conflict resolution and negotiation techniques, communicating influentially with stakeholders, innovative recruiting practices and understanding lean and agile audit techniques.
You should attend because this course covers strategies, tools, and techniques you need to become a truly effective audit leader.
Managers, Directors, Supervisors, Chief Audit Executives, Heads of Internal Audit and other audit executives who want to learn new approaches to lead an internal audit department and drive positive change within their organizations.
You will learn key techniques to better lead and manage the internal audit function, address current challenges effectively and network with peers from other organizations.
The world-class audit function:
Best practice GRC - Beyond the myths:
Leadership in audit:
Looking at the different roles of audit leaders:
Considering your leadership style is your style helping or hurting?
Communication - benchmarking where you are now and considering good practices:
Key performance indicators that really work:
Looking enhancing IAs bench strength and building the right team:
How lean techniques worked in the Japanese motor industry can help maximize the value add and effectiveness of IA:
Understanding lean audit techniques to supplement your learning to date:
Leveraging the work of other assurance providers:
Thinking about your IA metrics and milestones to ensure they support you in future:
Creating a practical and realistic final action plan:
Allocating tasks to different roles in your team:
Use the table below to select the time and location that works best for you.
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