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​Member Benefits for Training and Events

The IIA offers numerous benefits for members:
  • Members-only rates on conferences, seminars, and executive development through Vision University can save you hundreds of dollars.
  • Exclusive monthly Members-only Webinars are part of your core membership benefits and provide you with CPE units without ever leaving your desk or paying additional fees.
  • Members-only rates for other specialty webinars and self-study courses provide easy access to advance your knowledge from the convenience of your own desktop.
 
 
 
 Upcoming Events
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6/26/2018 - 6/29/2018

Seminar Details:

The IIA is bringing training to Denver on June 26-29.  As a member of the Denver Chapter of the IIA, you can take advantage of special chapter pricing for these upcoming sessions.  The following courses are available:

  • Auditing Culture: Challenges and Proven Techniques gives participants a solid understanding of the challenges involved in auditing culture, and provides proven evaluation tools and techniques for assessing culture.

    Denver Chapter Member Price: $695
  • Tools & Techniques II: Lead Auditor is designed for auditors with three to six years of experience, and provides all the elements and practices needed to lead an audit project.

    Denver Chapter Member Price: $1,295
  • Root Cause Analysis for Internal Auditors provides some of the key root cause analysis tools and methods that can be used to enhance the effectiveness of audits, strengthen audit observations, and facilitate discussion on any issues.

    Denver Chapter Member Price: $695
To register for these courses at the reduced Denver Chapter member rate, contact IIA Customer Relations at 407-937-1111 and confirm your membership.

Visit www.theiia.org/training for more information about training opportunities


View the event brochure.

6/27/2018
The Denver Chapter IIA is hosting a social event for our members to network with fellow members and peers in the industry.  Dinner and two beverages will be provided.

This event is scheduled in coordination with the IIA Denver Seminar to give Denver Chapter members an opportunity to network with each other and with seminar attendees from across the country.  Attendance is free for Denver Chapter members and IIA Denver Seminar attendees, but registration is required as space is limited.

Schedule:

  • 5:30 - 8:30: Networking, dinner, and drinks

 Cost:

  • Member - No Charge
  • IIA Denver Seminar Attendee - No Charge

Denver Chapter members will need to enter their IIA member number during registration to validate their membership.  If you don't know your number, click here to visit your IIA Account.  Select "Your Profile," then login with your e-mail address and IIA password.  Your ID number will be displayed.

IIA Denver Seminar attendees must register using the link provided by IIA Customer Relations.


7/26/2018

Topics and Learning Objectives:

This session will consist of two presentations related to ensuring the continued relevance of internal audit as a profession.

In the first presentation, Dan Clark will cover data analytics, writing skills, communication, and a few other "secrets of success" focused on how, as an individual auditor, you can remain relevant in today's audit environment.

In the second presentation, Ravi Mangipudi will discuss lean KPI alignment, a simple way to demonstrate internal audit's business relevance.  You may know how to explain what you do to a CFO, but can you do the same with your COO?  CEO?  CMO?  This powerfully simple methodology will showcase the connection between internal audit's work with key business objectives, fine-tune annual audit plan, and bring stakeholders to one sheet of music. 

By the end of the session, participants will:

  • Better understand how to gain audit insight and develop audit foresight
  • Learn new and highly effective techniques for sending difficult messages
  • Discover unique ways to create and deliver impactful audit issues by connecting the right "dots"
  • Understand a methodology to define and align Internal Audits KPIs with the overall business's
  • Understand a methodology to track and report progress on agreed upon KPIs - including 5 Whys
  • Become more comfortable articulating IA's effort in business terms with executive leaders

Speaker Bio:


Dan Clark has over 30 years in the financial service industry.  Spending over 25 years at Citibank, he was exposed to national and international banking, primarily focusing in consumer, small business, and retirement services.  During his last 12 years at Citibank, he was an active leader in the Audit and Risk Review department.

After leaving Citibank, Dan has held senior audit positions in First Union (Director of Consumer Bank Auditing), USAA (Chief Auditor), Sterling Financial Services (Chief Auditor), and GE Capital (Director of Professional Practices, Director of Americas Audit, and Interim Chief Auditor).  For the past three years, he has been the Director of Internal Audit at Washington Trust Bank.

Presently, Dan holds three certifications and is a strong advocate of progressive risk based audit practices.  He recently published "Dare to be Different: An Auditor's Personal Guide to Excellence" to wide acceptance throughout the audit community.



Ravi Mangipudi is a proven business leader with a global career spanning over 30 years in finance, operations, lean, and external/internal audit, built at big 4 firms and multinational manufacturing and technology public companies.  As Chief Audit Executive, he has served global audit teams, partnering with audit committees, executive leadership, and big 4.

Guided by his passion for lean operations excellence principles, Audit Prodigy was built as a powerful, yet intuitive and simple SaaS Audit Results Delivery and Collaboration system to meet the ever-increasing demands faced by Audit & Finance leadership teams, serving today over 1,000 delighted global users.

Schedule:
  • 7:30 - 8:00: Registration, Breakfast, and Announcements
  • 8:00 - 10:00: Presentations

 Cost:

  • Denver Chapter Member: $35
  • Non-Member: $40
  • Student/Faculty: $5
  • Retiree: $15
Breakfast will be provided.

**Credit card payments must be processed online.  Only cash and checks are accepted at the door.**

Parking:

Ample parking is provided at this venue.

Cancellation Policy:

Registrants must provide notice of non-attendance by July 23, 2018 for a refund.  Cancellations after this date will not be refunded.  No-show registrants that have a balance due will be expected to provide full payment.


8/21/2018

Topics and Learning Objectives:

Geared toward internal audit managers and leaders, this facilitated panel session will discuss the importance of and give tips and tricks for marketing your internal audit department to senior leadership in your organization.

At the end of the session, participants will:
  • Understand the importance of marketing your department to leadership
  • Understand the key elements of a department marketing plan
  • Learn tools and techniques to market to senior leadership
  • Know what to avoid when developing a marketing plan

"Internal marketing starts with this: do it intentionally, as intentionally as you would market your project outside the organization.  Every memo, email, and presentation you do inside is a marketing effort, and it should be treated that way." - Seth Godin

Moderator Bio:

Beth Womersley is a Partner in the Business Advisory Service Group at RubinBrown LLC.  She has over 20 years of internal audit, Sarbanes-Oxley, enterprise risk management, accounting, and external audit experience.  Prior to joining RubinBrown, Beth was the Chief Audit Executive at Air Methods Corporation for almost 14 years.  Beth received her bachelor's degree in Accounting from New Mexico State University and holds her Certified Public Accountant designation in Colorado and New Mexico.  She also holds a certification in Risk Management Assurance through the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Panelists:


Cavell Alexander
Chief Audit Executive and Chief Compliance Officer
UCHealth


Prescott Coleman
Chief Internal Auditor
Denver Board of Water Commissioners


William Johnson
Chief Audit Executive
Envision Healthcare



Mindy Scott
Internal Audit Director
Charles Schwab Corporation



James Wilson, Jr.
Internal Audit Director
Vail Resorts


Brad Wright
VP Internal Audit
Intrawest


Click here for panelist biographies.

Schedule:
  • 7:30 - 8:00: Registration, Breakfast, and Announcements
  • 8:00 - 10:00: Panel Discussion

 Cost:

  • Member: $35
  • Non-Member: $40
  • Student/Faculty: $5
  • Retiree: $15
Breakfast will be provided.

**Credit card payments must be processed online.  Only cash and checks are accepted at the door.**

Parking:

Parking is available at the building and will be validated for attendees.  Directions for the garage are below:

From I-25, Take the 20th Street exit and turn right if coming from I-25 North or left if coming from I-25 South onto 20th Street.  Turn right onto Chestnut Street, turn left on 16th Street, follow the right hand lane which turns into Wewatta, and turn right on Delgany.  The garage entrance will be to the right

Cancellation Policy:

Registrants must provide notice of non-attendance by August 17, 2018 for a refund.  Cancellations after this date will not be refunded.  No-show registrants that have a balance due will be expected to provide full payment.

Special thanks to our sponsor, RubinBrown.


9/24/2018 - 9/26/2018

The Denver Chapter IIA is offering a multi-day CIA review course delivered by well renowned speaker Raven Catlin.

HEAVILY DISCOUNTED MEMBER PRICING AVAILABLE!

As a special thank you, we are offering our Denver Chapter members discounted registration!  Chapter members will receive 60% off our already discounted member rate.  Additionally, parts I and II are included for FREE when registering for all parts.

This three-day event will give participants a leg-up in passing the Certified Internal Auditor exams!

Topics and Learning Objectives:

Are you preparing to sit for the CIA exam?  Do you need someone or something to help motivate you to sit for and pass Parts 1, 2, or 3 of the exam?  Have you attempted the exam and just can't seem to get that "last" question right?  Are you new to internal audit and desire to obtain a solid foundation of how to conduct and audit and the different types of audits?

This course is for you!  This course will leverage the Gleim test prep system (purchased separately).  Participants will receive an overview of the exam and test taker feedback from 2700+ of your peers who completed a Raven Global Training CIA prep course.  You will gain the knowledge necessary to take and pass the exam and receive practical career training.  You will expand your internal audit knowledge and build confidence to address today's internal audit challenges.  This course provides you with a review of the most frequently tested topics on the global CIA exam.

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • List the requirements needed to successfully pass parts 1, 2, and 3 of the CIA exam
  • Cite key sections of the IPPF
  • Apply practical audit knowledge and skills
  • Perform risk assessments
  • Explain internal audit's roles and responsibilities
  • Identify information technology risk and controls
  • Explain key accounting principles
  • Answer questions tested on parts 1, 2, and 3 of the CIA exam

Important Note Regarding Materials!

Study materials are not included as part of the registration fee for this course. Participants must bring their own materials.  This course requires the 2016 Edition or newer of the Gleim CIA Exam Review Book.  Participants must bring book(s) for the exam parts corresponding to the courses for which they register.

Denver Chapter members can receive discounts on the study materials.  Click here to access the Members Only section of our website where you can find the link to discounted materials.

Speaker Bio:

Raven Catlin, CIA, CPA, CFSA, CRMA, is a globally recognized speaker and instructor in risk management and internal audit.  She possesses over 19 years of diverse internal audit experience, and 15 years of instructing and facilitating a variety of courses.  With this diverse experience she "helps professionals add dimensions to help them grow for a successful future."

Her industry expertise and audit experience includes mortgage operations, mortgage backed securities, and capital markets.  She served as an integral member of the financial statement team for Freddie Mac.  Additionally, she created project plans and coordinated the efforts of over 150 individuals responsible for correcting security pricing as part of the Fannie Mae financial restatement.  Most recently, Raven performed business process analysis and redesign (using Six Sigma and Lean) at the World Back/IFC and a Fraud Risk Assessment for a Regional Bank and Trust Company.

Raven developed and redesigned the auditing infrastructure for internal audit functions, including developing internal audit policies and procedures, implementing audit software, designing reporting and time management templates, designing audit committee packages, and implementing databases to report and track progress of audit concerns.  Raven embraces the definition of internal auditing as a value-added service and operations owners have welcomed the "fresh approach" to internal auditing.

Schedule:

Parts I and II (1 day course)

  • September 24, 2018
    • 8:00 - 8:30: Registration
    • 8:30 - noon: Review Course
    • noon - 1:15: Lunch and Networking
    • 1:15 - 5:00: Review Course

Part III (2 day course)

  • September 25, 2018
    • 10:00 - 10:30: Registration
    • 10:30 - 12:30: Review Course
    • 12:30 - 1:30: Lunch and Networking
    • 1:30 - 5:00: Review Course
  • September 26, 2018
    • 8:00 - 8:30: Registration
    • 8:30 - noon: Review Course
    • noon - 1:15: Lunch and Networking
    • 1:15 - 5:00: Review Course
Cost:

Special Offer: Register for All Parts and Receive Parts I and II for FREE!

  • Denver Chapter Member - All Parts: $250 SPECIAL MEMBER PRICE! $99 (60% discount)
  • Denver Chapter Member - Parts I and II Only: $125 SPECIAL MEMBER PRICE! $50 (60% discount)
  • Denver Chapter Member - Part III Only: $250 SPECIAL MEMBER PRICE! $99 (60% discount)
  • Non-Member - All Parts: $350
  • Non-Member - Parts I and II Only: $175
  • Non-Member - Part III Only: $350
Not a member?  Click here for more information and to join today.

Denver Chapter members will need to enter their IIA member number during registration to validate their membership. If you don't know your number, click here to visit your IIA Account. Select "Your Profile," then login with your e-mail address and IIA password. Your ID number will be displayed.

Continental breakfast included.

Lunch will not be provided.  Participants will be given ample time to eat lunch at one of the many nearby restaurants.  Click here for a list of restaurants near the venue.

**Credit card payments must be processed online.  Only cash and checks are accepted at the door.**

Parking:

Ample free parking is provided at this venue.

Cancellation Policy:

Registrants must provide notice of non-attendance by September 19, 2018 for a refund.  Cancellations after this date will not be refunded.  No-show registrants that have a balance due will be expected to provide full payment.