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On-Site Training
 
IIA Canada now offers on-site training to employers who wish to provide IIA courses within their audit shops. All IIA courses can be offered at a Canadian dollar price that makes this a viable option. We source Canadian IIA-trained facilitators who are experienced with the course content and the sector. Many of the IIA courses have been updated for Canadian content, including relevant case studies.
 
Courses can also be modified specifically for your requirements, for an additional fee.
 
Should you wish to access on-site training, please send your request to iiacanada@theiia.org for we'll be in touch within 24 hours.

  

Canadian Research and Publications

Unlocking the Power of Internal Audit in the Public SectorUnlocking the Power of Internal Audit in the Public Sector, the first research report published by IIA Canada, identifies how internal audit can help government better serve the public at a time when trust in its institutions is strained. It provides strategies for deputy ministers and chief audit executives (CAEs) to maximize the profession’s value and bring its unique attributes to bear on challenges facing public-sector leaders.  Also available in French.

 

 

 

 Performance Auditing in Major Cities in the United States and CanadaPerformance Auditing in Major Cities in the United States and Canada.  In an era of increasing public scrutiny of government services and integrity, performance auditing provides critical information needed for government accountability. The IIA commissioned this report to discover:
- How much time is spent on performance auditing
- What factors affect time spent on performance audits
- Best practices for performance auditing

 

 

International Research and Publications 

All in a Day's Work - A Look at the Varied Responsibilities of Internal Auditors​For the most part, companies are in business to make money. Schools, charities, and other nonprofit organizations may have the goal of educating, influencing behavior, or helping those less fortunate. And then there are government organizations, which exist to protect and serve the citizens in their jurisdiction.

Regardless of what drives them, private businesses, nonprofits, and public-sector organizations all aim to achieve their specific organization’s objectives with the greatest efficiency and effectiveness possible. To do this, many organizations enlist the aid of governing bodies such as boards of directors — an assembly of experienced business professionals who represent the organization’s stakeholders — to provide oversight and strategic direction.

For the board to steer the organization effectively, board members must receive timely, accurate information about the organization’s many strategic, operational, financial, and compliance risks as well as assurance the risks are being well managed.  Enter the internal auditors.