8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Registration Fee $ 120, 8 Hours of CPE
Location: Crowe Horwath
One Mid America Plaza Suite 700
Oak Brook, IL 60522-3697
Transitioning from performing audit procedures to supervising audits poses unique challenges. Whether you are part of a large audit team or a small department, your ability to effectively plan, supervise, and report on internal audits will make you more productive and reduce your stress level. This course will cover good internal audit practices and will offer practical ways for you to manage challenges that come with your responsibilities, including:
· Planning for audit efficiency
· Setting expectations for team and auditees
· Supervising “peers” and performance reviews
· Time management
· Communicating audit results effectively – verbally and in writing
· Value-added recommendations
· Planning for the deliverable: effective report preparation
Are you an audit staff getting ready to make the transition to senior? A senior staff who needs practical advice? This course can add value by providing the basics of good audit project planning and supervision.
Colette Wagner, CPA is Managing Director in the Risk Consulting area at Crowe Horwath LLP, one of the top 8 public accounting firms in the country. She has 13 years of experience in risk consulting and internal audit at Crowe, and more than 20 years’ prior experience in industry, where she held various management positions. Colette currently provides a broad variety of risk consulting and internal audit services to financial institutions, and regularly conducts webinars and live training for various banking associations and clients. She serves on the Board of the IIA Chicago West Chapter.
Frankie Munier is a Senior Staff who has been with Crowe Horwath LLP for more than three years, and is responsible for many of the day-to-day tasks required for managing and supervising audit engagements. She has been active in developing and presenting courses for training internal audit staff at Crowe, and can share her experiences, tactics and techniques relating to audit planning and fieldwork.