Managing the internal audit function

The road to success: compliance with the Internal Audit Standards and best practices

3.88 (4 reviews)
Accounting & Bookkeeping
Managing the internal audit function
1 009
2.5 hours
Nov 2022
last update
regular price

What you will learn

Understand the key challenges and best practices in setting a new internal audit unit

Create an appropriate dashboard to manage the internal audit unit

Obtain resources for the internal audit unit and keep accountability to the Audit Committee

Properly supervise the auditors activities and ensure its quality

Why take this course?

Course Title: Managing the Internal Audit Function

ğŸŽ“ Course Headline: The Road to Success: Compliance with the Internal Audit Standards and Best Practices

🌍 About This Course: Are you ready to navigate the complex terrain of internal audit management? In today's ever-evolving business landscape, the role of an Audit Director is more critical than ever. It's not just about fulfilling expectations; it's about transforming the internal audit function into a cornerstone of organizational success. This comprehensive course, led by seasoned expert Guillermo Casal, will equip you with the knowledge and skills to align your audit activities with international standards and implement best practices that will position you as a strategic asset.

🔥 What You'll Learn:

  • Understanding the Standards: Master the International Standards for The Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (code of conduct, attributes of effective internal audit functions, and core principles) to ensure your department operates at peak performance.

  • Best Practices Exploration: Delve into best practices for internal audit administration that will enhance your ability to provide value-added assurance across the organization.

  • Strategic Leadership: Learn how to lead an internal audit unit effectively, addressing the diverse and complex challenges of today's business environment in both profit and non-profit sectors.

  • Professional Development: Benefit from Guillermo Casal's wealth of experience, having led three Internal Audit units and earned several international adequacy certifications, including CIA - Certified Internal Auditor, and QAR - Quality Assurance Reviewer, both issued by the IIA (The Institute of Internal Auditors).

🔑 Course Outline:

  1. Overview of Internal Audit Standards: An introduction to the principles and frameworks that guide effective internal audit practices.

  2. Administrating Internal Audit: Techniques for implementing these standards within your organization, ensuring compliance and effectiveness.

  3. Best Practices in Practice: Real-world examples and case studies illustrating how best practices can be applied to enhance the value of your internal audit function.

  4. Effective Communication & Relationship Building: Strategies for fostering a collaborative relationship with management, ensuring that your insights are not only heard but also acted upon.

  5. Continuous Improvement & Quality Assurance: Methods for continuously assessing and improving the internal audit process, aligning with quality assurance standards and expectations.

ğŸŽ“ Who Should Take This Course?

  • Audit Directors or those assuming leadership roles in internal auditing.
  • Internal Auditors seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills.
  • Organizations looking to improve their internal audit function's effectiveness and alignment with international standards.
  • Individuals aspiring to pursue a career in internal auditing and wish to understand the professional landscape.

🕒 Course Duration & Format:

  • Self-paced online course designed for flexibility and convenience.
  • Access to comprehensive course materials, including lectures, reading assignments, and case studies.
  • Interactive discussion forums for peer learning and networking.
  • Assessments and quizzes to test your understanding and application of the concepts learned.

Join us on this journey to excel in internal auditing and ensure that your audit function stands out for its excellence, professionalism, and strategic value. Sign up for Managing the Internal Audit Function today and take the first step towards mastering the art of effective internal audit management!


February 21, 2023
I found this course to be very well-organized and easy to navigate. The instructor provided clear explanations and the course materials were easy to follow.



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