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Monday May 18, 2015
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Making the Transition from Performing to Running Audits
Practical Skills for Senior Audit Staff
Presenters: Russ Hinnen, Colette Wagner and Jane Park
Registration fee: $120
Location: Nicor Gas Building (AGL) 1844 Ferry Road, Naperville 60563
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 8 hours CPE Credit
 Transitioning from doing 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” 
·         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?  An audit manager auditor who wants to develop their seniors? This course can add value by providing the basics of good audit project planning and supervision.
If you have multiple attendees, please register here for a 25% discount ->
Speaker Bios:
Russ Hinnen is the Director of Internal Audit at MYR Group – a large electrical construction company that services utilities across the nation.  Russ has over 15 years of audit experience, working as both an external auditor at Crowe Horwath servicing numerous industries and as an internal auditor for companies in the health care, transportation, manufacturing and construction industries.  Russ currently serves as the President of the IIA Chicago West Chapter and holds both a CIA and a CPA designation.
Colette Wagner is a Senior Manager in the Risk Consulting area at Crowe Horwath LLP, one of the top 8 public accounting firms in the country.  She has 11 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, and is a CPA.
Jane Park is a Senior Staff who has been with Crowe Horwath LLP for more than four 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. 

 2014-2015 Officers

Russ Hinnen, President
Colette Wagner, Vice President Planning
Gregg Anderson, Vice President Communication
Michelle Davis, Vice President Membership
Robert Miller, Vice President, Academic Relations
Jason Jones, Treasurer
Barb Terlap, Secretary
Board Members:
Fred Lehrman
Russ Schoeberlein
Mickey Vaja
Ron Warren
Kristin Kastner
Aleatha Wilson

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