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IIA Detroit Chapter
The Detroit Chapter of the IIA serves the internal audit community of th​e Metro-Detroit area of Southeast Michigan.


A Note from the 2020-21 President, Lola Foster


I hope you are staying safe and healthy! 

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused each of us to increase resiliency and adapt to the unfamiliar.  During this time of transformation and challenge, the Detroit Chapter’s Board of Governors is committed to serving our members.  We will remain agile and continue to deliver cost effective, quality training programs as a convenient method to expand knowledge and earn CPEs.  

With your health and safety our priority, the chapter leadership team has decided to offer only virtual events for the remainder of 2020.  We will provide updates on 2021 events and delivery methods later this year.  Click here for information on upcoming events.  Invitations to the September meeting should arrive in your inbox shortly.  

Let stay connected!  The Detroit Chapter primarily communicates with members through email. Please login to to review and update your member profile including your email address.  This will help ensure you receive communication from the chapter and IIA headquarters.

While logged in, take a few minutes to become acquainted with the assemblage of information on the website. The IIA offers a wide variety of publications providing up-to-date news and information about various sectors of the internal audit profession.   As a reminder the Internal Auditor magazine is a digital only publication and can also be located within the Bookstores and Publications section.

Lastly, the chapter values your input and is seeking volunteers to serve on a variety of committees. There is something for everyone.    Please submit your name and committee preference to Chapter2@iiachapters.org.

Continue to stay safe and we look forward to your participation in upcoming events.


Find the latest infomation on Chapter news and upcoming events




Wednesday, October 7, 2020

11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Two (2) CPE Credits

Cost: Free!


Presenter: Avin Mansookram

With the recent publication of “IT Essentials for Internal Auditors” Global Technology Audit Guide (GTAG), IIA Detroit will extrapolate the topics discussed in this GTAG for our members and provide a monthly Use Case Series by showcasing hands-on experience of IT Essentials topic.

An experienced speaker will present a topic covered within the GTAG and showcase a tool/technology related to that topic.

The first topic covered will be Windows Server.  This topic will be covered in a two- hour webinar.  The first hour will cover the Windows Server basics and demo the services available via Windows Server.  During this hour, the various services available in Windows Server will be discussed.  The focus of the hour will be on Active Directory and discuss Active Directory concepts.  The demo will be provided where the Group Policy definitions are.

The second hour will focus on the auditing steps for Windows Server.  During the second hour, the presenter will take use cases and show where the auditor can find relevant information related to the Windows Server. 




The original author for the infrastructure section of GTAG was Avin Mansookram from South Africa.  He has generously accepted to present during this webinar.

Avin is an experienced Director with a demonstrated history in the Technology industry. He is skilled in Digital Risk Management, Technology Audit, AWS and SAP solutions. Trained as an Electrical Engineer, he has a unique 20 years background in the IT assurance and consulting industry where he adds value to his client’s environment by identifying weaknesses and developing tailored solutions to address these, with the aim to mitigate IT risk and abuse.

Avin is responsible for assisting clients leverage their ICT and ERP systems to achieve tangible business benefit. He leads his teams to achieve reliable, consistent and cost-effective results and he believes this forms the foundation for mutually beneficial, long-term client partnerships.

Avin also serves as a voluntary member on The Institute of Internal Auditors (The IIA) IT Guidance Committee. The aim of this Committee is to guide the strategic direction of Internal Auditors.


Zoom Meeting Link: 

This will be emailed out to individuals who register for the meeting.  



If you have any questions, please feel free to reply to this email or contact Amber Dunn-Egerer, Chapter Administrator  at Chapter2@iiachapters.org




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