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 Corporate Governance: Strategies for Internal Audit

1/30/2018 8:30 AM
1/30/2018 4:30 PM
Norwood Hotel, 112 Marion Street, Winnipeg, MB R2H 0T1 |  

Class is full. Registration is closed.

Today’s successful audit leaders never lose sight of the importance of continually assessing and improving their organizations’ corporate governance structure. The IIA has developed a governance course specifically for audit leaders, including CAEs, audit directors, and audit managers, as well as mid- to upper-level internal auditors who want to enhance their roles in governance.

Focusing on small and large discussion groups, and utilizing practical group exercises and individual activities, facilitators will help participants gain the skills necessary to review and improve their corporate governance structure, while developing techniques to assess risk management activities.

Attendees will leave with an understanding of the following;

  • How did we get to this point?
  • Why is governance important?
  • General definitions including the Standards definition
  • Value of corporate governance; how it translates to share price for public companies and public confidence at non-public entities
  • Examples of impact of poor governance on public and non-public entities
  • Explore how the perspective of those historically responsible has changed and why
  • The role of internal auditing in these sensitive issues
  • Tools for assessing transparency & ethics
  • Audit committee role/charters
  • Tools for audit committee self-assessment
  • Corporate governance as an auditable risk area
  • Managing relationships
  • Positioning internal auditing in the organization
  • Tracking and measuring governance
  • Ensuring all elements of governance are communicated
  • Developing a strategy to link and implement all of the elements of corporate governance
  • Practical solutions to meeting standards for assuring governance
  • Risk and opportunities for the internal audit profession
  • Personal challenges to the auditor

1-day course provides 8 CPE.


Group rates start at 3 individuals from the same organization.  Please email for a price.

1-day course:  Members $348 / Non-members: $390.

*Prices do not include HST/GST